India's Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha took a spectacular catch behind the wicket to get rid of South Africa's de Bruyn, reducing the visitors to half their side on Day three of the second Test on Saturday. After dismissing nightwatchman Anrich Nortje in the second over of the first session, India were in the hunt for another scalp and they got the breakthrough from Mohammad Shami, as De Bruyn managed to edge the ball to Wriddhiman Saha. who leaped to complete a magnificent catch. Trailing India by more than 500 runs, South Africa now faces a near-impossible task to reverse the pressure on the hosts. De Bruyn made 30 runs off 58 balls before he threw his wicket away.
Resuming his innings on Day two, skipper Virat Kohli played a magnificent knock en route to 250 runs and received good support from Ravindra Jadeja on the other end. Ajinkya Rahane was dismissed for 59 runs following which the Indian skipper stepped on the accelerator and quickly went from scoring a 100 to a 200 and finally a 250. On the other hand, Ravindra Jadeja narrowly missed out on his century by just nine runs as he fell prey to South Africa's Senuran Muthuswamy. Skipper Virat Kohli was hailed as a selfless skipper by the fans for declaring the innings at the fall of Jadeja's wicket instead of pursuing his maiden score of 300 runs as there were still 18 overs left for the day. Virat Kohli's latest knocks takes his Test tally to 7054 runs, averaging 55.11 with seven double-hundreds to his name. Virat Kohli also broke Australian legend Don Bradman's record of scoring the most number of 150-run knocks as a captain as he registered the ninth 150-run score of his career as opposed to Bradman's eight.