Ngidi picked six wickets to lead South Africa to 135 runs win again India. With this, the Proteas clinch the three-match series as well. Meanwhile, India, after performing good with the ball, failed miserably in the batting department and lose their first Test series in three years. The visitors will now aim to avoid whiteswash by winning the last Test of the three-match series. Also Read - Michael Vaughan Reflects on 2000 Centurion Test, Says Felt Odd When Hansie Cronje Gave England Sniff of Win
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Debutant Ngidi has removed Shami to complete his five-wicket haul. South Africa are now just a wicket away to win the Test as well as the series. Also Read - Denmark Open Badminton 2019 Day 2 HIGHLIGHTS: Kidambi Srikanth Crashes Out, Loses 14-21, 18-21 in Round 1 vs Anders Antonsen
Rabada Sends Back Rohit
Rohit’s resistance comes to end as he is removed by Rabada. It was a short pitch delivery and Rohit top edged it as De Villiers took a stupendous forward diving catch at long on to take South Africa closer to win. IND 141/8
Ngidi has removed Ashwin to pick his fourth wicket of the innings. Outside off delivery and Ashwin edges it straight to the keeper. India might even fail to play the first session completely given how quickly they are losing wickets. Meanwhile, South Africa are cruising towards the series win. IND 115/7
Ngidi strikes again
Ngidi is having a time of his life as he picks up his third wicket of the innings and removes Hardik Pandya. It was short and wide outside off asking to be left, however, Pandya still reaches out for it aiming to play it over third man, but he only managed to get a knick resulting a caught behind as De Kock stretched to take a sensational catch. IND 83/6
Rabada Removes Parthiv Patel
Rabada has once again shown why he is the no. 1 Test bowler as he smartly removed Parthiv Patel, who was looking strong. It was a short ball and Parthiv chose to pull it, however, the ball went up in the air and it looked that will land safely but Morne Morkel took a good diving catch at the boundary line to send back Parthiv and diminish India’s hopes. IND 65/5
Pujara run-out once again
Pujara has once again thrown away his wicket by getting run-out and that too for the second time in this Test. It was never a third run, considering that the ball was in the hands of AB de Villiers, however, Pujara still went for it and failed to make it even after a desperate dive. That’s just gifting of the wicket. India are staring at series defeat here. IND 51-4
Build up: The Indians now require 252 runs on the fifth and final day in order to earn the victory and pull level in the series. However, it will be an uphill tas for the visitors as they have already lost three wickets, including the key player Kohli.
For South Africa, Lungisani Ngidi scalped two wickets while fellow pacer Kagiso Rabada took one wicket.
Earlier, India bowled out South Africa for 258 in their second innings and set themselves a 287-run target.
AB de Villiers (80) and captain Faf du Plessis (48) were the key contributors for the hosts at the SuperSport Park.
For India, Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowler, taking 4/49, while fellow fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah bagged three wickets for 70 runs. (With Wires inputs)