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The third and final Test match is being played between India and South Africa in Cape Town. Where a strange incident happened shortly before the T-break on the second day. Fielding at first slip, Cheteshwar Pujara dropped a simple catch from Temba Bauma. The ball hit Pujara’s hand and hit the helmet of the wicketkeeper kept behind. After which the umpire put a penalty on Team India and added 5 runs to Africa’s account.
Hitting the ball on the helmet will give you 5 runs
South Africa got 5 free runs due to the ball hitting the helmet. Actually, many times during the match, the wicketkeeper keeps the helmet behind him on the field. If the ball hits the keeper’s helmet placed on the ground after a shot by the batsman, 5 runs are added to the batting team’s account as a penalty.
The same thing happened in this match. The way this match is going. Every single run is going to be very important in this match.
Africa’s batting order fails
Even in the first innings of the Cape Town Test, South Africa’s batting order did not show anything amazing. The team was reduced to a score of 210. Keegan Peterson was the top scorer at 72. Apart from him, Dean Elgar (3), Aiden Markram (8), Keshav Maharaj (25), Raisey van der Dusen (21), Temba Bauma (28) and Kyle Verena (0), who played captaincy innings in the Johannesburg Test, were dismissed. returned.
Jasprit Bumrah took 5 wickets while bowling brilliantly for India. At the same time, two wickets each came in the account of Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami. At the end of the day’s play, India’s score is 57/2 and the team is currently leading by 70 runs.
Team India had made 223
Earlier, India scored 223 runs in their first innings. Captain Kohli was the top scorer with 79 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara got 43 and Rishabh Pant got 27 runs with the bat. Kagiso Rabada, playing the 50th match for South Africa, took 4 and Marco Jensen took 3 wickets.