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Review: Johannesburg Test: Bowlers take India to a memorable win in Jo’burg
By Aditya Pratap - Jan 27, 2018 4:25 pm
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Team India came back from behind to register a famous victory in Johannesburg Test by 63 runs. Fast bowler fought hard to dismiss South Africa in the second innings on day four, but every bowler pull their sleeves up to taste the sweetest success of this tour.

After a controversial turn of events last evening, the match finally got off after one hour delay due to rain. However, a thunderstorm helped South Africa’s cause as it eased the pitch little bit and Hashim Amla with Dean Elgar batted well through the first session. A wicket-less session increased pressure back in the Indian dressing room, who was nothing but confident for a win here.

The second session was witnessing the very same story and both batsmen notched up their personal half-centuries, which sent shivering in Virat Kohli’s spine. But, there was a twist in the tale with Amla’s wicket. Outcomes AB de Villiers withholding the key of this match but was undone once again by Bumrah.

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The post-tea session proved to be the last session of this three-match Test series as Indian fast bowlers bundled SA batting line-up for 177. Elgar carried his bat through the innings and remained unbeaten on 86. Mohammed Shami ended with his third Test fifer while Ishant Sharma’s two wickets proved worthy.

With a memorable win, India gave some hopes for a better performance in England and Australia later this year. For his contribution with both bat and ball, Bhuvneshwar Kumar adjudged man of the match while Vernon Philander received the man of the series award for his all-round show, which took Proteas to 2-1 series win.