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23 Wickets Tumble in a Single Day in India vs SA Test Match

Cricket fans around the world were left in awe as 23 wickets fell on a single day of the India vs South Africa 2nd Test Match in Cape Town. The match, held on a lively pitch at Newlands Cricket Ground, provided a thrilling display of bowling brilliance and batting struggles.

The Battle Begins

Both teams, eager to bounce back after a closely contested opening Test, stepped onto the field with determination. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first, hoping to capitalize on the home advantage and put up a daunting total.

The Lively Pitch

The pitch at Cape Town had a reputation for its pace, bounce, and movement. This proved to be true as the Indian pace attack, led by Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami, wreaked havoc on the South African batting lineup.

A Day of Fireworks

The match started with a bang as South Africa lost their first wicket in the very first over. The Indian bowlers capitalized on the early breakthrough and continued to dominate throughout the day. Bumrah and Shami bowled with venom, extracting movement off the pitch and troubling the batsmen with their pace.

A Batting Collapse

The South African batsmen struggled to cope with the challenging conditions and found themselves constantly under pressure. The Indian bowlers exploited the weaknesses in their technique and picked up wickets at regular intervals. The Proteas’ top order crumbled, leaving their middle and lower order with a daunting task of rebuilding the innings.