IND vs SA, 3rd Test: The worst part of Indian batting collapse

Virat Kohli
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Team India is clashing against South Africa in the third and final test of the series.

Team India won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 198 runs in the second innings and took the lead to 211 runs.

Rishabh Pant smashed an unbeaten century and lead Team to a respectable total and provided them with a chance to fight.

Marco Jensen grabbed the most Wickets from Proteas side and bagged four crucial wickets.

Indian batting collapse

Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli came to bat and start the Innings on the third day.

Marco Jensen sent Pujara back on the second ball of the day and gave India their third blow.

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Kagiso Rabada then dismissed Ajinkya Rahane in the very next over on the score of 1 and threw India on backfoot.

Then came Rishabh Pant and he joined the skipper Virat Kohli to progress the scoreboard and build the Innings.

He joined a crucial 94 runs partnership for Team India and help Men in Blue back in a stable position.

Lungi Ngidi sent Virat Kohli back on the score 29 runs of 149 balls and broke the partnership.

Rishabh Pant
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The worst part of this collapse of Indian batting line-up was that no other Batsmen apart from Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli could even manage to cross the 10 runs mark.

If it wasn’t for Rishabh Pant’s century India would have been on a really hard place.

Team India’s second innings ended on 198 runs and put a target of 212 in front of Proteas for the second innings.

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