WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jan 17, 2018, 11.06 AM
Debutant Lungi Ngidi finished with the figures of six for 39 to help South Africa win the second Test match against India by 135 runs at Centurion on Wednesday.
Ngidi's bowling spell dominated India's batting line including the top order during day 4 and 5.
Chasing 287 for a win, India were bundled out for 151 in the second innings. With this win, the Proteas have clinched the three-match series by 2-0. They won the first Test by 72 runs in Cape Town.
Rohit (47) and Shami (28) stitched together a 53-run partnership before Rohit was dismissed by Rabada.
Earlier, India resumed their innings on 35 for three with Cheteshwar Pujara and Parthiv Patel on strike.
But, the Indian batsmen couldn't face the heat of African bowlers as the visitors fell like ninepins.
The Indian batting line on Wednesday suffered some serious damage after the men in blue lost early four wickets within an hour of the start of day 5 of the second Test match between India and South Africa.
Pujara is India's fourth casualty and first of today, after he was run out for 19 runs. He is the first Indian batsman to have been run-out twice in a single Test match.
Minutes later, Parthiv Patel also departed for 19 runs off Morne Morkel.
Hardik Pandya and Ravichandran Ashwin too couldn't manage to score and establish a partnership with Rohit Sharma.
Pandya fell off for 6 while Ashwin gave away his wicket for 3 runs.
with only one wicket remaining, India's score stands at 147 for the loss of nine wickets after 49 overs.
On day 4, India's top order again failed to perform as the visitors left battling to save the second Test reduced to 35 for three at stumps.
South African debutant pacer, Lungi Ngidi struck twice to claim KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. Opener Rahul managed just 4 runs and with skipper Virat Kohli out lbw for just 5 runs.