Construct-up: Welcome to day two!
India dominated day one of many second Check towards South Africa performed on the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore with ease. After opting to bowl, the spinners – R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who picked up 4 wickets apiece – did extraordinarily nicely to limit South Africa to 214. Nevertheless, they could not cease the phenom from shouldering the load of the group as soon as once more. AB de Villiers, in what was his one centesimal Check match, robustly carried on whereas wickets tumbled on the different finish far too often, ultimately falling 15 in need of a century.
The Indian openers in response, received off to an awesome begin. Barring one probability that Murali Vijay provided – one which was spilled by Imran Tahir at sq. leg – their innings’ have been flawless. The duo marched on and ensured they ended the day unscathed on eighty for zero. South Africa are evidently lacking their frontline bowlers in Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander, however can Kyle Abbott and Morne Morkel stand tall and ship to halt the Indian assault? Day two has masses in retailer. And with looming rain, it’s sure so as to add drama.
Be a part of us when play begins at 9:30 IST.