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RESULT
3rd Test, Ranchi, October 19 - 22, 2019, ICC World Test Championship
497/9d
(f/o) 162 & 133

India won by an innings and 202 runs

Player Of The Match
212
rohit-sharma
Player Of The Series
529 runs
rohit-sharma
India 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mayank Agarwal c Elgar b Rabada1019-2052.63
Rohit Sharma c Ngidi b Rabada212255-28683.13
Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Rabada09-000.00
Virat Kohli (c)lbw b Nortje1222-2054.54
Ajinkya Rahane c †Klaasen b Linde115192-17159.89
Ravindra Jadeja c †Klaasen b Linde51119-4042.85
Wriddhiman Saha  b Linde2442-3057.14
Ravichandran Ashwin st †Klaasen b Piedt1416-1087.50
Umesh Yadav c †Klaasen b Linde3110-05310.00
Shahbaz Nadeem not out 15-0020.00
Mohammed Shami not out 1011-0190.90
Extras(b 10, lb 6, nb 1)17
TOTAL116.3 Ov (RR: 4.26)497/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Mayank Agarwal, 4.6 ov), 2-16 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 8.3 ov), 3-39 (Virat Kohli, 15.3 ov), 4-306 (Ajinkya Rahane, 75.3 ov), 5-370 (Rohit Sharma, 88.1 ov), 6-417 (Wriddhiman Saha, 103.3 ov), 7-450 (Ravindra Jadeja, 111.4 ov), 8-464 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 112.5 ov), 9-482 (Umesh Yadav, 113.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kagiso Rabada2378533.6910515001
4.6 to MA Agarwal, this has gone through to third slip and been taken! Draws Agarwal forward with another ball swinging away from a length, and Agarwal, who had poked at a few of these, is forced to play at it. It dies on its way through to Elgar, but he takes a good, sharp catch low to his right. South Africa have that vital breakthrough, and this is India's lowest opening partnership of this series yet. 12/1
8.3 to CA Pujara, this one nips back in and strikes him on the pad. Loud appeal for leg before, but not given. South Africa review this! The replays look good for the visitors, in fact. It's not a great stride forward, and there is no bat involved. It hits Pujara on the back pad, and it is out, for sure!. 16/2
88.1 to RG Sharma, 250th first-class wicket for Rabada! Rohit plays one shot too many and perishes! Looks to take him on with the hook shot this time, but is caught at the fine leg boundary. Every South African player walks up to shake hands. This has been an incredible knock. Rabada lets out a roar of relief. Rohit couldn't get on top of the delivery because of Rabada's skiddy bounce and extra pace.. 370/5
Lungi Ngidi2058304.159214200
Anrich Nortje24.357913.2211210100
15.3 to V Kohli, absolute magic from Nortje for his first Test wicket! Got two deliveries to move away, and this one comes back in. Length is full, Kohli plays outside the line and is struck on the pad. Dare I say, that's plumb. Kohli reviews but it will stay as umpire's call as replays confirm this would've hit the outside of leg. Kohli is gone and India are in trouble now. Umpire's call will stay.. 39/3
George Linde31213344.291209500
75.3 to AM Rahane, Maiden Test wicket for Linde. Maiden Test dismissal for Klaasen. Big extra bounce and sharp turn for Linde. On a length and kicks away outside off, Rahane can't ride the bounce and feathers it behind. Klaasen, though, rides the bounce and makes no mistake this time. Phew, some respite for SA. 306/4
103.3 to WP Saha, Saha searches for turn and misses a straight one from Linde. Slider on middle, Saha plays for turn, leaves a bat-pad gap. Linde sneaks through the gate and rattles the stumps. 417/6
111.4 to RA Jadeja, The celebration is short-lived! Linde now has his third. Slower through the air, full and spins back in a touch from outside off. Jadeja reaches out for a drive but can only edge it behind to Klaasen. Linde must be jumping up that poll now. 450/7
113.6 to UT Yadav, keeper calls, keeper collects. Umesh goes for another mow to the leg side, the ball spins and bounces to take the top edge. This one was swirling in the air, Klaasen called loud and clear, ran back and pouched it as it came down. Good ball, excellent catch. Umesh's brief cameo is over.. 482/9
Dane Piedt18310115.61639500
112.5 to R Ashwin, slider and looks like Ashwin is gone. At least Klaasen thinks that way. They're having a look. Quick glove work behind the stumps. Ashwin plays for the turn, there is none, slides on with the arm to beat the edge and Klaasen completes an excellent stump. Ashwin has to walk back. His back foot was on the line.. 464/8
South Africa 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c †Saha b Mohammed Shami02-000.00
Quinton de Kock c †Saha b Yadav46-1066.66
Zubayr Hamza  b Jadeja6279-10178.48
Faf du Plessis (c) b Yadav19-0011.11
Temba Bavuma st †Saha b Nadeem3272-5044.44
Heinrich Klaasen  b Jadeja610-1060.00
George Linde c Sharma b Yadav3781-3145.67
Dane Piedt lbw b Mohammed Shami414-0028.57
Kagiso Rabada run out (Yadav)06-000.00
Anrich Nortje lbw b Nadeem455-007.27
Lungi Ngidi not out 05-000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 1)12
TOTAL56.2 Ov (RR: 2.87)162
Did not bat: Theunis de Bruyn 
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Dean Elgar, 0.2 ov), 2-8 (Quinton de Kock, 1.6 ov), 3-16 (Faf du Plessis, 5.5 ov), 4-107 (Zubayr Hamza, 27.4 ov), 5-107 (Temba Bavuma, 28.2 ov), 6-119 (Heinrich Klaasen, 31.4 ov), 7-129 (Dane Piedt, 36.4 ov), 8-130 (Kagiso Rabada, 37.5 ov), 9-162 (George Linde, 55.1 ov), 10-162 (Anrich Nortje, 56.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammed Shami1042222.20513000
0.2 to D Elgar, Shami spins around and appeals for caught behind. Given! Back of a length and Shami finds some sharp extra bounce outside off, Elgar was in two minds: whether to play or to leave. He doesn't quite drop his gloves in the end. The ball brushes the gloves and nicely settles into the gloves of Saha. Elgar bags a duck. 4/1
36.4 to DL Piedt, rooted to the crease, ball angles in, beats him for pace and thuds him low on the left pad. That is plumb, would've crashed into leg stump.. 129/7
Umesh Yadav914034.44418000
1.6 to Q de Kock, Umesh has bounced out de Kock with a snorter of his own! Both Umesh and Shami are pounding this Ranchi deck. Banged in short at the head of de Kock, he is cramped up for room and caught in an awkward tangle. De Kock looks away and helplessly fends at it. The ball balloons off the glove and Saha pouches it behind the stumps. 8/2
5.5 to F du Plessis, this is an absolute beauty! Faf cannot believe it! The length does the trick again. Length and thereabouts, but lands it on the seam around middle and off, the ball swerves a wee bit and then nips away to beat Faf's outside edge as he looks to defend forward and hears the stumps rattled. Absolute peach, a delivery Umesh will want to look at over and over again.. 16/3
55.1 to GF Linde, Umesh removes Linde, and that's one swish outside off too many! Length ball, well wide of off, and Linde takes the bait in looking for a booming drive. Flies off the outside edge and goes waist-heigh towards Rohit Sharma at second slip, who makes no mistake. Umesh Yadav has a wide grin on his face as he celebrates this dismissal. He's been India's best bowler in this innings, and has the numbers in the wickets column to show for it. 162/9
Shahbaz Nadeem11.242221.94602101
28.2 to T Bavuma, Nadeem gets his first wicket! Flights this a bit more, pitched around middle and leg, and Bavuma skips forward to defend, but the turn on it takes him by surprise. Bounces past his outside edge and he's hopelessly spreadeagled as he realises this is heading straight into Saha's mitts, who makes no mistake. No need for the third umpire on this! Nadeem celebrates this, as he must, because it was a carefully laid out trap. Spinners sometimes need to keep the one that turns a bit more up their sleeve, and that's exactly what he has done in this little spell!. 107/5
56.2 to A Nortje, wide of the crease, flatter ball, and strikes him on the pad. Given out leg-before, and Nortje reviews immediately! He seems to indicate that he's got an inside edge on this, but the replays initially suggest that has gone on clean, beating his inside edge as he pressed forward. The line was good, and it straightened well enough. Three reds, and we have South Africa's 10th wicket!. 162/10
Ravindra Jadeja1431921.35680000
27.4 to Zubayr Hamza, he gets his man anyway! Similar ball to the previous one, fired in from wide of the crease, and Hamza, who has preferred to stay on the back foot, goes back yet again, hoping to get enough room for a pull or a flick. The ball speeds on, beats his bat, and goes on to hit leg stump. Jadeja lets out a roar in approval, and Hamza's elegant resistance comes to an end. 107/4
31.4 to H Klaasen, another top delivery from Jadeja! Tosses this up around off and middle, with a beautiful bit of drift. Klaasen comes forward, but doesn't have the perfect straight bat to defend. He's looking to perhaps poke this towards mid-wicket, but it pitches, fizzes past his bat and strikes the top of off. The dream delivery for a left-arm spinner!. 119/6
Ravichandran Ashwin1214804.00527100
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON) 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Quinton de Kock  b Yadav56-1083.33
Dean Elgar retired hurt 1629-3055.17
Zubayr Hamza  b Mohammed Shami06-000.00
Faf du Plessis (c)lbw b Mohammed Shami410-0040.00
Temba Bavuma c †Saha b Mohammed Shami03-000.00
Heinrich Klaasen lbw b Yadav524-0020.83
George Linde run out (Nadeem)2755-5049.09
Dane Piedt  b Jadeja2373-2131.50
Theunis de Bruyn c †Saha b Nadeem3049-4161.22
Kagiso Rabada c Jadeja b Ashwin1216-3075.00
Anrich Nortje not out 516-1031.25
Lungi Ngidi c & b Nadeem01-000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1)6
TOTAL48 Ov (RR: 2.77)133
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Quinton de Kock, 1.1 ov), 2-10 (Zubayr Hamza, 2.3 ov), 3-18 (Faf du Plessis, 6.6 ov), 4-22 (Temba Bavuma, 8.3 ov), 4-26* (Dean Elgar, retired hurt), 5-36 (Heinrich Klaasen, 16.1 ov), 6-67 (George Linde, 28.3 ov), 7-98 (Dane Piedt, 37.4 ov), 8-121 (Kagiso Rabada, 42.5 ov), 9-133 (Theunis de Bruyn, 47.5 ov), 10-133 (Lungi Ngidi, 47.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mohammed Shami1061031.00541000
2.3 to Zubayr Hamza, Shami gets in on the act too now! Perfect length, and just straightens after being angled in. Like a quick leg-break, and Hamza is just a touch late on it. It's a beautiful ball to get on a good day, and when you are beaten and defeated across three Test matches, it becomes almost unplayable. Shami celebrates with his right arm pointing upwards, and the Indian new ball bowlers continue to torment the South African top order!. 10/2
6.6 to F du Plessis, length ball, angles into du Plessis, Keeps low, and has struck him on the pad. Looks plumb, and given! He's reviewed, but with a helpless expression as he did so. It's in line, and going on to hit the top of off and middle. That's the end of Faf du Plessis for this tour, one that began with a defiant innings from the lower-middle order in Vizag, but ends in a whimper!. 18/3
8.3 to T Bavuma, edged and gone! Draws him forward with the length, Bavuma pokes at this and gets just a thin edge as the ball nips away and Saha does the rest. Beautiful bowling from Shami, landed this on the seam. Are we looking at a three-day finish here?. 22/4
Umesh Yadav913523.88416000
1.1 to Q de Kock, GOT 'IM! What is it about Indian new ball bowlers and their first over in this Test? Umesh Yadav bounds in, and sends de Kock's off stump cartwheeling with a perfect length ball just around off and middle. De Kock played half-cock forward as he sought to defend, and ended up playing inside the line of this. India have that all-important breakthrough. 5/1
16.1 to H Klaasen, huge appeal and gone! This is another length ball that slants in and holds its line, Klaasen is late on the shot as the bat comes across the line from gully. Caught on the crease and umpire Nigel Llong had no doubts whatsoever. 36/5
Ravindra Jadeja1353612.76645100
37.4 to DL Piedt, Piedt loses concentration for once, and that costs him his wicket! Uses his feet to skip down the wicket, and seeing this, Jadeja has pushed it through a touch quicker and flatter. He misses, Jadeja hits the top of leg stump, and South Africa slide closer to the end. 98/7
Shahbaz Nadeem611823.00292100
47.5 to TB de Bruyn, excellent catch from Saha! This kept low, de Bruyn was looking to step out but then decided to change his shot because Nadeem cleverly shortened his length. Now, de Bruyn looks to cut but gets an under-edge that Saha pouches superbly because he stayed low.. 133/9
47.6 to L Ngidi, he's caught and bowled under the most extraordinary circumstances! Ngidi sees this tossed up delivery and swings this across the line, so hard that Nortje at the non-striker's end has no time to react and is smacked on his left wrist as the ball pops up. Nadeem is alert to the possibility of a rebound and grabs this easy.. 133/10
Ravichandran Ashwin1032812.80495000
42.5 to K Rabada, Ashwin gets that wicket! Tossed up around middle and leg, and he has a wild slog at this. Off the top edge and runs towards Jadeja at point this time, and he gleefully accepts it. 121/8
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MATCH DETAILS
JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2019/20
Player Of The Match
India
Rohit Sharma
Player Of The Series
India
Rohit Sharma
Series resultIndia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 2365
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days19,20,21,22 October 2019 - day (5-day match)
Player Replacement
Theunis de Bruyn for Dean Elgar (South Africa 2nd innings, 28.3 ov)
Test debut
George Linde
George Linde
Heinrich Klaasen
Heinrich Klaasen
Shahbaz Nadeem
Shahbaz Nadeem
Umpires
England
Nigel Llong
England
Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
New Zealand
Chris Gaffaney
Reserve Umpire
India
Nitin Menon
Match Referee
West Indies
Richie Richardson
PointsIndia 40, South Africa 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 19 Oct - day 1 - India 1st innings 224/3 (Rohit Sharma 117*, Ajinkya Rahane 83*, 58 ov)
Sun, 20 Oct - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 9/2 (Zubayr Hamza 0*, Faf du Plessis 1*, 5 ov)
Mon, 21 Oct - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 132/8 (Theunis de Bruyn 30*, Anrich Nortje 5*, 46 ov)
Tue, 22 Oct - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 133 (48 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.4 overs (76 balls), Extras 4
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (Zubayr Hamza 31, T Bavuma 17, Ex 4)
  • Zubayr Hamza: 50 off 56 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 85/3 in 19.0 overs (Zubayr Hamza 50, T Bavuma 22)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 24.3 overs (147 balls), Extras 8
  • Over 27.3: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - Zubayr Hamza (Struck down)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 129/6 in 36.0 overs (GF Linde 10, DL Piedt 4)
  • Over 41.3: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - GF Linde (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 44.4 overs (269 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: South Africa - 161/8 in 54.0 overs (GF Linde 36, A Nortje 4)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 162/10 in 56.2 overs (L Ngidi 0)
  • Over 56.2: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - A Nortje (Struck down)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Over 6.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • Tea: South Africa - 26/4 in 9.3 overs (H Klaasen 0)
  • D Elgar retired hurt at 26/4 (16, 9.3 overs)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 20.2 overs (122 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 65/5 in 26.0 overs (GF Linde 25, DL Piedt 9)
  • RR Pant kept wickets in place of WP Saha from 26.2 overs to 46th over.
  • TB de Bruyn replaced D Elgar as a concussion substitute in South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 38.3 overs (231 balls), Extras 1
  • Over 43.1: Review by India (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - TB de Bruyn (Struck down)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 132/8 in 46.0 overs (TB de Bruyn 30, A Nortje 5)
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INDIA1712415201.577
NZ117404201.281
AUS148423321.392
ENG2111734421.12
SA135802640.787
PAK124532860.822
SL122642000.729
WI133821940.661
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