India take on South Africa on Day 2 of a fourth Test compare during Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi on Friday. India were 231/7 when a stumps were called on Thursday. Ajinkya Rahane is still during a double and he would demeanour to get a century during home soil. While South Africa would demeanour to shorten a home side to underneath 250 supposing that a representation will offer assistance to a tweakers from Day 3 onwards.
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1001 hrs IST: Current partnership is value 46 runs between Rahane and Ashwin; India 244/7
0943 hrs IST: Ravi Ashwin scores a initial scoring shot of a day with a wristy flick.
Winter has arrived in Delhi. My throat confirms!
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) December 4, 2015
0940 hrs IST: Indian batsmen discreet opposite Morne Morkel who is banging in short.
0925 hrs IST: Players are walking out to a middle, Ajinkya Rahane, a lot will be approaching of him.
Day 1 recap:
Dane Piedt had final played a Test compare fourteen months back. Incidentally, that was his entrance opposite Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Finishing with sum of 8 for 152, a 24-year-old looked assured of holding a large jump in general cricket. However, a shoulder damage he suffered while personification for a Cape Cobras during a Champions League T20 diversion valid to be a speed-breaker.
For a batsman of his talent, technique and temperament, Ajinkya Rahane’s batting record in Test matches during home was abysmal. Before a ongoing fourth India-South Africa compare during a Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Rahane had played 4 home Tests and scored a sum of 47 runs during a batting normal of — it’s not a typo — 7.83 and a top sum of 15. After a Nagpur Test, India’s No.5 indeed had worse numbers on home dirt than their No.11.
Only a handful of fans had taken their seats on this chilly, smoggy Thursday morning when a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) conducted a felicitation duty for a recently late Virender Sehwag, who would fill adult stadiums around a universe when he batted in his pomp. Which, by a way, wasn’t really prolonged ago.