The decider of the three-match series between India and South Africa is being played at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. On the third day on Thursday, India could only score 198 runs in the second innings. However, for India, Rishabh Pant has once again given a solid proof of his brilliant batting by scoring a brilliant century. However, it is rare that when Pant is at the crease and there is no funny incident. Yes, a funny incident happened on the third day when the bat was left out of hand in the process of hitting a six. The video of this entire incident is going viral on social media.
Even though Pant has lost the bat, but he definitely succeeded in his objective. He did not get a six but got a four on this ball. This happened on the first ball of the 60th over, when Oliver was bowling, Pant tried using the steps, but the shot did not hit the bat properly. Pant missed the bat with both hands. Although no one was hurt in this accident, but a smile came on the faces of all the players.
Talk about the match, India has given a target of 212 runs to South Africa to win. The Indian team was all out in the second innings. Jasprit Bumrah’s last wicket fell for India, who was caught out. With this catch, India has registered an unwanted record and Cape Town became a witness to this record.
Pant made a record
Yes, this is the first time that all 20 batsmen of a team have been caught out in a test. At the same time, with a brilliant century from young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant (100 not out), India set a target of 212 runs for victory in the third Test against South Africa. This is Pant’s third century outside Asia. Earlier, he had scored an unbeaten century of 159 runs against Australia in Sydney in 2018/19. At the same time, he played an innings of 114 runs against England in 2018.
India’s second innings ended on 198 in 67.3 overs before tea hour on the third day on Thursday. India had a 13-run lead in the first innings. Pant scored his fourth Test century. He scored this century on a pitch on which batting was considered very difficult. Pant hit six fours and four sixes in his unbeaten 100 off 139 balls.