End of the First day Play between India Vs South Africa

Hi friends, the third and last test match between South Africa and India started today in Kanpur. This match will decide who is lifting the Future Cup 2008. The Indian team had 3 important changes in the team Yuvaraj Singh, P Chawla & I Sharma came in place of Irfan Pathan, Anil Kumble and R.P.Singh repectively.

South African team won the all important toss and elected to bat first. The openers Graeme Smith & N McKenzie gave a good start with a 61 runs partnership. But the Indians took the wickets regularly and never allowed the South African batsmen settle down. At the end of the day South Africa were all out for just 265 in 87.3 overs.

Highest individual score is G Smith’s 69 and next best is 51 by H Amla. Ishant Sharma & Harbhajan Singh picked up 3 wickets each. Sreeshant was wicket less but P Chawla 2 wkts, Yuvaraj 1 wkt and Shewag 1 wkt. It is now the turn of Indian batsmen to score a big total and put the South African team in pressure. This is good chance for Indian team to level the series. So, remaining 4 days will be very interesting. Please tune on the TV and enjoy the live coverage on Neo Sports.

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3 Responses

  1. UWON says:

    To take the series to draw India must win this match by hook or by crook.No other option left.

  2. sajeevss says:

    With Kumble out our chances of winning are not so good , but lets see …the South Africans have shown that they r the true world champions!!

  3. madhu_vamsi says:

    I think Harbhajan, Chawla & Shewag can bowl out the South Africans in my opinion. No one is greater than the game. If a player is not available the team should look for new one as his replacement. The Australians & South Africans are looking for new players.

    Madhu Vamsi….

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