India lose early wickets in second innings

CRICKET-IND-RSA Cheteshwar Pujara plays a shot past South Africa's wicket keeper Dane Vilas | AFP

India posted 51/2 in their second innings at lunch on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test against South Africa at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Saturday.

Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara were in the middle at the break.

South African pacer Morne Morkel claimed two wickets giving away only 10 runs.


India (first innings) 334 South Africa (first innings) 121

India (second innings) Murali Vijay c Vilas b Morkel 3 Shikhar Dhawan not out 20 Rohit Sharma b Morkel 0 Cheteshwar Pujara not out 27 Extras (lb 1) 1 Total (two wickets in 26 overs) 51

Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Vijay, 4.6 overs), 2-8 (R Sharma, 6.1)

Bowling Morne Morkel 7-3-10-2 Kyle Abbott 7-3-18-0 Dane Piedt 9-0-19-0 Imran Tahir 3-1-3-0

Match details: Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and Bruce Oxenford (Australia) Television umpire: C.K. Nandan (India) Match referee: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand) Reserve umpire: Anil Chaudhary (India)

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