The target of 212 was not tough and started the day at 101 for two, the young hypocrite. Keegan Peterson With (82, 113 balls) Rassie van der Dussen (41 not out) added 54 runs for the third wicket before the match Temba Bawuma (32 not out) helped put the final touch.
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Sunil Gavaskar called it a “nightmare for India” as he had not even been close to the competition in the last two Tests and told everything from Dean Elgar’s ear-to-ear smile and the bear hug he shared with his teammates.
It was especially sweet for the hosts who lost key pacer Enrich Nortgen before the series due to injury and then suffered a sudden mid-series retirement from Quinton de Kock.
The Indian team, meanwhile, was lost after Elgar’s controversial DRS review on Thursday and focused on using the stump microphone to focus more on broadcaster supersport rather than dismissing Peterson.
With the defeat of this series, India’s record of never winning a Test series in the Rainbow Nation remained intact for three decades.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only Indian captain to manage a series drawn in 2010.
They were one of the strongest Indian teams on paper against one of South Africa’s weakest teams on paper.
However, the operative term here was “on paper” as Elgar’s Unherald Bunch featured many characters who were punched in excess of their weight and also received heavy rewards for their tireless efforts.
Like Peterson and van der Dussen, they were not bothered by mindless chatter and relentless sledging as they were doing their job perfectly professionally.
The Indian batsmen have relied heavily on bowlers for the last few years, but the series has shown that the attack is humane, even though they are pushing their best foot, which was not at all complemented by the Willow Wilders.
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The only hope for India was from the first spell Jaspreet Bumrah And Mohammed Shami in an erotic position with a half-new ball and they did their job with complete sincerity.
Peterson was repeatedly beaten but, in the meantime, he scored his runs to keep the scoreboard beating.
His strategy was to look at the first spell and when Umesh Yadav, who is known for throwing boundary balls, was about to attack.
Bumrah, in his second spell, got one to straighten it out but Cheteshwar Pujara, enduring a poor series with the bat, dropped a decisive regulation slip catch with a 59-run better.
If anyone remembers, it was Ross Taylor who got ‘life’ by dropping a sitter during the World Test Championship final and the bowler at the receiving end was boomerang again.
It was Shardul Thakur who eventually played the youngster but by then Petersen had won the series for his team.
Lost in the chatter
It is necessary to put it as it is. India did not lose the Test due to a DRS error but saved the first innings of the first Test due to consistently poor batting throughout the series.
Scores of 202, 223 and 198 were the reason for India’s defeat and second innings efforts in both Wanderers and Newlands showed that the Indian bowlers could do just that.
Host broadcasters did not look good in the face of a heavy duty tiered disappointing performance with their customized diatrib against Supersport.
The skipper himself led the attack and it seemed like a powerful way to try to blame technology, whether it went wrong or not.
Kohli’s fans believe that the Indian skipper needs a story to move him forward and his favorite script is “He and his team against the whole world” as his deputy KL Rahul fans will trust the stump-mic for the series. .
It is far from the truth but it works well for him to push the envelope.
On the fourth morning there was intense sledging on Van der Dussen and so was Peterson but he was disappointed.
Once Bauma started hitting that boundary, Strokes responded.
But Kohli losing his advice and blowing his head off was also the guess of a man who is under tremendous pressure and a Test defeat against a very low ranked team that has been grappling with all sorts of socio-political issues for the last few years, well with the BCCI. Will not run
Captaincy and changes
In any case, Kohli’s personal relationship with BCCI Brass is at its lowest ebb, and this could be the result of a loss.
To be fair, Kohli did not lead the team badly in the two Tests he led but being good is not enough if he can’t win the series. He is the only captain to have lost two Test series in South Africa.
But there is a lot to be done with how India have maintained with two completely outside players in the middle order.
Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are no longer bringing any value to the team and they are unlikely to retain their place in the future.
Yes, the transition phase should start and it is better soon.