Updated January 4th, 2024 at 17:06 IST

India vs South Africa 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Score: India beat South Africa by 7 wickets

South Africa resumed their second innings batting at 62/3 on Day 2 of the final Test match against India. Rohit Sharma and Co. bowled out SA for 176 runs and then chased down their target in 12 overs.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma in action for Team India | Image: AP
5: 02 IST, January 4th 2024

India have defeated South Africa by 7 wickets in the 2nd Test to level the series 1-1. This is the first Test series India has drawn in South Africa since 2010/11

5: 00 IST, January 4th 2024

Virat Kohli departs with India still needing 4 runs to win. IND 75/3

4: 52 IST, January 4th 2024

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill have departed with Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli at the crease. They still need 16 runs to win.

4: 28 IST, January 4th 2024

After a good start to their run-chase, India are in touching distance of the target. India 35/0 after 5 overs. 

4: 20 IST, January 4th 2024

Jasiwal has started with a bang as Team India have raced to 20 runs despite the ball bouncing and nipping a lot. 

4: 11 IST, January 4th 2024

India begin a run-chase of 79 runs and Jaiswal comes in and hits two fours. India 11/0 in first over

3: 28 IST, January 4th 2024

South Africa have been bowled out for 176 runs in their second innings, setting India a target of 79 runs to win the second Test match.

2: 38 IST, January 4th 2024

KL Rahul dropped the catch of Aiden Markram during Jasprit Bumrah's over. It was an easy catch that left Virat Kohli shocked and Bumrah disappointed. 

2: 21 IST, January 4th 2024

Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Keshav Maharaj to take his five-wicket haul in the match. 

2: 18 IST, January 4th 2024

Jasprit Bumrah has dismissed Marco Jansen for 11 off 9 balls. South Africa 111/6 lead by 13 runs.

1: 58 IST, January 4th 2024

Bumrah takes his third wicket as Kyle Verreynne departs after scoring 9 runs. South Africa 85/5

1: 34 IST, January 4th 2024

Bumrah takes a wicket in the first over. David Bedingham edges one and it goes to KL Rahul. South Africa 66/4, trail by 32 runs

1: 27 IST, January 4th 2024

Team India bowled well, while the Proteas were unable to survive the spell. Mohammed Siraj stung the SA batters like a hornet and took a remarkable six-wicket haul as they restricted the hosts to 55 runs. However, India also faltered while batting, being knocked out for 153. Aiden Markram and David Bedingham finished the day at the crease at Stumps and will begin day two in Cape Town.

12: 09 IST, January 4th 2024

Day 2 of the India vs South Africa 2nd and final test match is set to begin at 01:30 PMM IST. 


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