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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 3.22 PM IST

India beats South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in second Test, clinch series

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PUNE: India won the second Test against South Africa by an innings and 137 runs to seal the three-match series with a game to spare, here on Sunday.


India had won the series-opener in Bengaluru by 203 runs.


Following on, South Africa were all out for 189 in their second innings in the final session of day four.


India scored a mammoth 601 for five in their first innings with skipper Virat Kohli leading the side with a majestic double hundred.


Opener Dean Elgar (48) was the top-scorer for the visitors while pacer Umesh Yadav (3/22) and left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja (3/52) took three wickets apiece for India.


The third and final Test will be played in Ranchi from October 19.


South Africa will return to India next year to compete in a three-match ODI series, beginning in Dharamsala on March 20.

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