South Africa reached 17/1 after play was called off with the condition of the pitch being discussed on the third day after India set-up a target of 241 for the hosts to win the third and final Test here on Friday. Due to odd bounce, the play was called off as both the captains, India’s Virat Kohli and South Africa’s Faf du Plessis discussed the issue with match referee Andy Pyrcroft. Earlier in the day, India put up a gutsy show with the bat before being bowled out for 247.

 Following is the scorecard from the third day of the third Test played between South Africa and India at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Friday.

 India 2nd Innings:

Murali Vijay b Rabada 25

Parthiv Patel c Markram b Philander 16

Lokesh Rahul c du Plessis b Philander 16

Cheteshwar Pujara c du Plessis b Morne Morkel 1

Virat Kohli b Rabada 41

Ajinkya Rahane c de Kock b Morne Morkel 48

Hardik Pandya c & b Rabada 4

Bhuvneshwar Kumar c de Kock b Morne Morkel 33

Mohammed Shami c de Villiers b Lungi Ngidi 27

Ishant Sharma not out 7

Jasprit Bumrah c Rabada b Philander 0

 

Extras: 29 (b 5, lb 12, w 12, nb 0, p 0)

Total: 247 (10 wkts, 80.1 Ov)

 

Fall of Wickets: 17-1 (Parthiv Patel, 4.6), 51-2 (Lokesh Rahul, 18.6), 57-3 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 21.6), 100-4 (Murali Vijay, 40.5), 134-5 (Virat Kohli, 49.2), 148-6 (Hardik Pandya, 53.1), 203-7 (Ajinkya Rahane, 67.3), 238-8 (Mohammed Shami, 74.4), 240-9 (Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 77.2), 247-10 (Jasprit Bumrah, 80.1)

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