India Vs South Africa -India Thrash South Africa by 337 Runs in Delhi Test And Win Series 3-0


India Vs South Africa : India won the match. South Africa loose The Match By 337 Runs. India have therefore won the four-match series 3-0. This is the first time that South Africa have lost 3 Tests in a series since 2006. What a fantastic Test. Rahane’s brilliant 127 se the tone for India and helped them post a decent total of 334. Rahane became just the fifth Indian player to score hundred in each innings.


IND 334, 267/5 decl

RSA 121, 143-all out (143.1 Ovs)

Amla played 244 balls for his 25, Bavuma played 11 for his 34, Du Plessis played 9 for his 10 and De Villiers played 397 for his 43. However, the Indian bowlers showed tremendous patience and consistence and breached South Africa’s defenses, especially after tea on the last day to clinch the Test. Umesh bowled a brilliant spell of reverse bowling and rattled the timbers.

Ajinkya Rahane is the Man of the Match

Ravichandran Ashwin is the Man of the Series


Match Details :

Match : Ind vs RSA, 4th Test, South Africa tour of India, 2015

Date : Thursday, December 03, 2015 – Monday, December 07, 2015

Toss : India won the toss and opt to bat

Venue : Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

Umpires : Kumar Dharmasena , Bruce Oxenford

3rd Umpire : Nandan

Team India Squad :

Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja,Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav

South Africa Squad :

Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma, Hashim Amla (c), AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis,Jean-Paul Duminy, Dane Vilas (wk), Dane Piedt, Kyle Abbott, Morne Morkel,Imran Tahir

Rahane: ‘Really enjoyed it. I want to dedicate this to the people of Chennai and the Indian army. This one is for them. I made by Test debut here, those memories were still there. When I went out to bat, I was very determined. I went out there and backed myself to take my chances. I want to improve my skills day by day. If I focus on the process and my skills, I know the results will follow.’

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Ashwin: ‘I think it’s 5 Man of the Series awards already, isn’t it?. It’s a great feeling. This Test match finish was a fitting finale for the boys. We go second on the table. The South Africans dug in deep, especially Amla and AB. It was a great spell towards the end for both of us – me and Umesh. You need to take your time on this wicket. The fizz goes off on the surface with time. You can actually play balls off the front foot. He has been a massive influence. He just gets wickets that are really important. The way he bowled in the series, it was a very special performance from him as well. Not forgetting the performance of Umesh today.’


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