India need 8 more wickets for historic series win, South Africa need 111 more runs


India on Thursday defeated the danger man Dean Elgar for 30 just before the third day’s play in the Cape Town Test came to an end. Virat Kohli’s side need eight more wickets to register a historic series win against South Africa. As for the hosts, they need 111 more runs to lift the series 2-1.

This was after India were bowled out for 198 with Rishabh Pant remaining not out at 100. Kohli, who was the top scorer in the first innings could only score 29 in 143 balls.

India made 223 in their first innings before bowling South Africa out for 210, taking a slender lead of 13 runs.

South Africa were 101-2 when the play ended at the end of the third day.