Own report: The third and final Test (Ind vs SA, 3rd Test) of the India-South Africa series is underway in Newlands, Cape Town. India scored 223 runs in the first innings with the help of India captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara. Kohli’s bat came from a restrained innings of 69 runs. Worship 43. In reply, South Africa’s first innings stopped at 210 on Wednesday. They are 13 runs behind. Keegan Petersen, who came down to bat four times, made a big contribution for South Africa. He took the helm of the team that lost three wickets for 45 runs. Petersen’s bat came from a patient 72-run innings. Apart from Petersen, not a single Proteas batsman has crossed the 30 mark in this innings.
(FficOfficialCSA) January 12, 2022
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Jaspreet Bumra bowled for India. He took five wickets alone. Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shamir got two wickets each. One wicket of Shardul Tagore. On the other hand, Captain Kohli scored a unique century on this day. In red ball cricket, Kohli took 100 catches. Kohli has been named in the unique Century Elite Club for Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli’s 100th Test catch came on the same day as Temba Babuma’s catch off Shamir.
(CCBCCI) January 12, 2022
The highest number of catches for India in Tests are:
Rahul Dravid – 209 catches in 163 matches
VVS Laxman – 135 catches in 134 matches
Sachin Tendulkar – 115 catches in 200 matches
Sunil Gavaskar – 108 catches in 125 matches
Mohammad Azharuddin – 105 catches in 99 matches
Virat Kohli – 100 catches in 99 matches
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