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Johannesburg test: India all out 187

In tough batting conditions, little under 83 overs bowled today, 193 runs and 11 wickets fell.  India was batting first and all out on 187. South Africa’s bowlers all contributed to a terrific day’s cricket, but India were led by fifties from Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar contributed with a bat with 30 runs, and then came out and picked out a wicket to lead India’s late fightback.

India made 2 changes in the team with Rohit Sharma making way for Rahane and Ashwin was replaced by Bhuvneshwar . After winning toss, India started very bad with both openers back in 9 overs with score showing 13. Kohli and Pujara lead the fightback, Pujara took 50 balls to get the first run but continue to move on to make a fifty . Kohli made 54 and was out when India were 97. On the score of 144 India lost lost 3 wickets and moved from 4 for 144 to 7 for 144. There was no coming back after that but Bhuvneshwar shown some late charge.

India are still below par score but they got Markram and South Africa are now 6 for 1.

South Africa 6 for 1 (Bhuvneshwar 1-3) trail India 187 (Kohli 54, Pujara 50, Rabada 3-39) by 181 runs