South Africa to resume first innings at overnight score of 17/1 against India in Cape Town Test today

South Africa will resume their first innings at the overnight score of 17 for one on day two of the third and final test against India in Cape Town today. Aiden Markram (8 not out) and Keshav Maharaj (6 not out) were at the crease when stumps were called yesterday, ending an engrossing opening day at Newlands. The hots lost their first wicket early yesterday as Jaspirt Bumrah removed their skipper Dean Elgar minutes before Stumps on Day 1.

Earlier bating first, India were bowled out for 223 runs in the first innings suffering another batting collapse. Virat Kohli with 79 and Cheteshwar Pujara with 43 were the top scorers for the visitors. For South Africa, Kagiso Rabada picked four wickets, Marco Jansen dismissed three Indian batters while Duanne Olivier, Keshav Maharaj, and Lungi picked one wicket each. The three-match Test series is evenly-poised with both teams winning a Test match each.

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