South Africa defeated Team India by seven wickets in the second Test match of the series, which was played in Johannesburg. South Africa has now drawn 1-1 in the three-match Test series. Team India set a 240-run target for this match. This is the first time in history that South Africa has accomplished such a big target on this ground. South Africa only lost three wickets in order to reach the target. Dean Elgar, the captain of the South African team, was the hero of the victory. The Indian bowlers were a letdown in the second innings of this match, when it was most needed. On this wicket, none of the fast bowlers, Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Shardul Thakur, or Mohammad Siraj, could do anything. Even Ashwin, the spinner, couldn’t come up with anything impressive.
With an overnight score of 118/2, South Africa was preparing to go down to the ground. Due to the incessant rain, the first session was cancelled, and the next lunch was done with the same story. The grounds were then ready once the rain had stopped. After inspecting the pitch, the umpires have determined that at least 34 overs are likely to be bowled. South Africa eventually won the match in 27.4 overs. To hit the target, Elgar and van der Dassen batted freely. As South Africa chased down the target and skipper Dean Elgar who was not out on 96
As South Africa chased down the target, skipper Dean Elgar who was still not out on 96. With this win, South Africa have shown why they are a tough team in their home conditions. And this effort from the captain and the team has caught the eye of many cricket experts and fans, who have also praised the South African team for their win.
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