What a nasty sequel the second day of the second Check in Bengaluru on Sunday (November 15) turned out to be. India’s spinners and AB de Villiers had whetted the urge for food of the followers who turned out in droves on the opening day to witness proceedings on the Chinnaswamy stadium. Lots had turned up on day two as properly however had their hopes drowned by the incessant rain.
What began as a light-weight drizzle, inflicting a delayed begin, progressively turned heavier and compelled play to be referred to as off at 2 p.m. Sunday was more likely to have seen the most important turnout for the Check however the Karnataka State Cricket Affiliation (KSCA) was pressured to announce a full refund for all of the tickets bought.
The break pressured a stall within the momentum of the sport with India having an higher hand on the finish of day one. With a little bit of dampness on the pitch, each time play begins subsequent, South Africa’s seamers will fancy their probabilities of choosing up fast wickets. It might simply improve frustration for each groups because it did for many who had stayed on lengthy sufficient till the choice was lastly taken to desert play.
South Africa can be barely higher off provided that they have been behind the ball-recreation on the time of interruption. It definitely provides them a breather they usually would not thoughts it as a lot as India who would rue their probabilities of going 2-zero up within the 4-match collection due to rain.