Reality check! South Africa beat India to level Test Series 1-1

   By Prashant Bhardwaj ,  06-Jan-2022
Reality check! South Africa beat India to level Test Series 1-1

India's bowlers could not extract enough from the surface with Mohammad Shami getting the only wicket to fall on the day

South Africa defeated India by seven wickets in the second Test to level the three-match series 1-1 in Johannesburg on Thursday. This is India's first loss in a Test match at the Wanderers.

After two sessions were wiped out to rain, South Africa, chasing 240, came out needing 122 runs for a memorable win with eight wickets in hand.

2022…it’s only the first week and it’s already looking like a great year for Tests. ✌️

— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 6, 2022

Fabulous win against heavy odds. Take a bow #SA!

— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) January 6, 2022

Skipper Dean Elgar led from the front with an unbeaten 96 off 188 balls to take his team home in 67.4 overs.

India's bowlers could not extract enough from the surface with Mohammad Shami getting the only wicket to fall on the day.

The third and final Test begins in Cape Town from 11 January.






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