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India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 2 Highlights: Kohli steals the show with 7th double hundred

Catch all the top moments from IND vs SA, 2nd Test, Day 2 being played at MCA stadium, Pune.

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India started Day 2 with Virat Kohli (63*) and Ajinkya Rahane (18*) at the crease with the scoreboard reading 273/3. South Africa were looking for quick breakthroughs with the second new ball but the Indian captain and his deputy survived those tricky early spells from the pacers. (Image: AP)
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India started Day 2 with Virat Kohli (63*) and Ajinkya Rahane (18*) at the crease with the scoreboard reading 273/3. South Africa were looking for quick breakthroughs with the second new ball but the Indian captain and his deputy survived those tricky early spells from the pacers. (Image: AP)

Rahane completed his fifty early on Day 2 as South African bowlers failed to separate Kohli and Rahane. (Image: AP)
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Rahane completed his fifty early on Day 2 as South African bowlers failed to separate Kohli and Rahane. (Image: AP)

Captain Kohli playing in his 50th Test match as captain brought up his 26th Test hundred in the 109th over. Kohli took 173 balls to get his first century of 2019 and that took him joint-second with Ricky Ponting on the list of most 100s as Test Captain with 19 tons. (Image: AP)
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Captain Kohli playing in his 50th Test match as captain brought up his 26th Test hundred in the 109th over. Kohli took 173 balls to get his first century of 2019 and that took him joint-second with Ricky Ponting on the list of most 100s as Test Captain with 19 tons. (Image: AP)

There were no wickets for South African bowlers in the first session of Day 2 as Kohli and Rahane took India to 356/3 at Lunch. (Image: AP)
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There were no wickets for South African bowlers in the first session of Day 2 as Kohli and Rahane took India to 356/3 at Lunch. (Image: AP)

There was some respite for South African bowlers immediately after Lunch. Keshav Maharaj forced a faint edge off the bat of Rahane and the ball was caught by Quinton de Kock. Rahane made 58 and added 178 runs along with Kohli as India were 376/4 as fall of Rahane's wicket. (Image: AP)
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There was some respite for South African bowlers immediately after Lunch. Keshav Maharaj forced a faint edge off the bat of Rahane and the ball was caught by Quinton de Kock. Rahane made 58 and added 178 runs along with Kohli as India were 376/4 as fall of Rahane's wicket. (Image: AP)

Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja added 117 runs in the second session as Indian did not lose any more wickets in the post-Lunch session. Soon after the Lunch Kohli completed his double-hundred as the two Indian batsmen plundered runs against hapless South African bowing attack. (Image: AP)
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Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja picked up the scoring rate soon after Lunch. Kohli brought up his 150 off 241 balls as India raced to 473/4 at Tea. (Image: AP)

Captain Kohli continued his rich form after Tea and brought up his 7th Test double century in the 144th over. Kohli’s 200 came off 295 balls with 28 fours and no sixes. He became the first Indian to hit 7 double hundreds and also reached the landmark of 7000 Test runs during his innings. (Image: AP)
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Captain Kohli continued his rich form after Tea and brought up his 7th Test double century in the 144th over. Kohli’s 200 came off 295 balls with 28 fours and no sixes. He became the first Indian to hit 7 double hundreds and also reached the landmark of 7000 Test runs during his innings. (Image: AP)

Jadeja provided great support to Kohli from the other end and brought up his own half-century off 79 balls. The left-hander then began finding the boundary with much more frequency and was unlucky to miss out on a century when he was dismissed by Muthusamy on 91. Together, Kohli and Jadeja added 225 runs off just 237 balls as Kohli declared the innings on 601/5. (Image: AP)
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Jadeja provided great support to Kohli from the other end and brought up his own half-century off 79 balls. The left-hander then began finding the boundary with much more frequency and was unlucky to miss out on a century when he was dismissed by Muthusamy on 91. Together, Kohli and Jadeja added 225 runs off just 237 balls as Kohli declared the innings on 601/5. Kohli finished the innings unbeaten on 254 which was also his highest Test score. (Image: AP)

Umesh Yadav marked his return to the Test squad in style as he picked up a wicket off just the 2nd ball he bowled. Kohli handed Umesh the new ball and the pacer did not disappoint trapping Aiden Markram LBW in the 2nd over. Umesh wasn’t done yet and in the 4th over he got the other South Africa opener, Dean Elgar to chop the ball back onto the stumps. South Africa were reduced to 13/2. (Image: AP)
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Umesh Yadav marked his return to the Test squad in style as he picked up a wicket off just the 2nd ball he bowled. Kohli handed Umesh the new ball and the pacer did not disappoint trapping Aiden Markram LBW in the 2nd over. Umesh wasn’t done yet and in the 4th over he got the other South African opener, Dean Elgar to chop the ball back onto the stumps. South Africa were reduced to 13/2. (Image: AP)

Mohammed Shami then entered the attack in the 10th over and he struck with his very first delivery getting Temba Bavuma caught behind. India had to resort to DRS to get the decision and Bavuma returned with just 8 runs. Theunis de Bruyn and nightwatchman Anrich Nortje then managed to stem the fall of wickets and help South Africa reach 36/3 at Stumps. (Image: AP)
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Mohammed Shami then entered the attack in the 10th over and he struck with his very first delivery getting Temba Bavuma caught behind. India had to resort to DRS to get the decision and Bavuma returned with just 8 runs. Theunis de Bruyn and nightwatchman Anrich Nortje then managed to stem the fall of wickets and help South Africa reach 36/3 at Stumps. (Image: AP)

First Published on Oct 11, 2019 05:20 pm
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