Stumps - Day 3
SA 299-5 (104.5 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard- Kallis 78 not out, eyes century in his last Test
- Four wickets for Jadeja (4-87)
So, play has been called off early on the third day due to rain and bad light.
South Africa will be content, having made a good comeback after the loss of three early wickets in the morning session.
Kallis drove them forward with a patient innings of 78 from 224 balls, and he got good support from AB de Villiers, who made 74 to continue his good run with the bat.
Jadeja was India's best bowler of the day and bowled a lot of overs, to claim four for 87 in 37 overs.
RAIN STOPS PLAY!!!
SA 299-5 (104.5 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis down Rohit down to long-off for a single before Steyn continues to defend.
It has started to drizzle and the umpires call the players off the ground.
South Africa are 299 for five in 104.5 overs with Kallis unbeaten on a solid innings of 78 from 224 balls, hitting 10 boundaries and Steyn yet to score.
The hosts trail India by 35 runs with five wickets in hand.
19:38 Arun Gopalakrishnan on Twitter: "The last Indian left-arm spinner to take 4+ wickets in an innings in a Test match outside the sub-continent was Ravi Shastri in 1992 #SAvInd."
SA 298-5 (104 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Dhoni's gamble of staying on in the dark with his spinners has paid off as Jadeja strikes with the wicket of Duminy.
The left-hander played back but missed the fuller delivery and was given out leg before wicket for 28, having added 58 runs for the fifth wicket with Kallis.
Dale Steyn comes forward and defends before he edges the next ball but it falls short of second slip.
19:24 SA 298-4 (103 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
India's policy is to dry up the runs and build the pressure and try to force the batsmen into some mistake.
Rohit bowls one down the leg side which Duminy sweeps fine for a couple and takes a single from the last ball to retain strike.
19:21 SA 295-4 (102 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja bowling it in the rough outside the off-stump and spinning it into Duminy, who is getting a bit restless.
He charges down the track and is beaten but is lucky that the ball struck his pads and went on the off-side.
The left-hander then goes back and hits it through the off-side for one.
SA 293-4 (101 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
With the light fading, Dhoni decides to bring a spinner from the other end in Rohit. He does not want the umpires to bring the light meter into play and wants to bowl as many overs as possible before stumps and try to take a wicket or two.
Rohit operates from round the wicket as Kallis takes one to square leg from the fourth ball before Duminy goes back and slaps it deep point for a single.
19:17 SA 292-4 (100 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja concedes just a single in his 35th over as South Africa reach 292 for four in 100 overs.
Kallis has shown great application to reach 76 from 215 balls, while Duminy has moved on to 23.
19:16 SA 291-4 (99 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Duminy inside edges Ishant for a couple behind the stumps and then he mistimes the pull shot for a single to bring up the 50-run partnership for the fifth wicket.
Kallis flicks it to deep square leg for one to continue his solid approach.
19:13 SA 287-4 (98 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja comes back after a listless six over spell from Rohit. Kallis (74) gets a lifeline as the fielder at silly point put down a tough chance as the right-hander leaned forward to defend.
The next ball turned and bounced and went past the edge of the bat as Kallis looked to defend.
Why did Dhoni persist with Rohit instead of bringing back Jadeja, who has already making an impact in his new spell.
19:00 SA 286-4 (95 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
14 dot balls in a row before Kallis drives Rohit to long-on for a single and Duminy turns it fine for another one.
Kallis comes down the track and hits it to long-off for one.
Ravi Shastri on commentary believes that Dhoni must take the second new ball and not let the game drift.
Rohit is not doing much with the ball and SA are happy to milk him around and keep the scoreboard moving.
18:51 SA 283-4 (94 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Rohit will continue as Dhoni decides to give Jadeja some rest after a lot of bowling through the day.
Kallis is content to play with the turn and defend it on the leg side as Rohit sticks to the basics.
He comes forward to the fourth ball and blocks it on the off-side and does the same with the next delivery.
No moving Kallis as he plays out a maiden over.
18:49 SA 283-4 (93 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Duminy pulls a short ball from Ishant to deep square leg for a single. Kallis is once again rock solid with his defence as he offers a straight bat to all the good deliveries.
The fifth ball is sliding down the leg side as Kallis turns it fine for a single.
18:43 SA 281-4 (92 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Rohit replaces Jadeja and he starts from round the wicket. The first ball turns and bounces from the rough patches as Kallis taps it on the leg side before turning the next fine for two runs.
He switches to over the wicket for the last ball as Kallis is beaten trying to turn it on the leg side.
18:41 SA 279-4 (91 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant comes from the other end and he bowls a good over except for a half volley on the leg stump which is flicked through leg side for a boundary by Duminy.
18:41 SA 275-4 (90 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja to bowl the first over of the post tea session. Kallis drives the first ball through the covers to pick up three runs before Duminy edges the third ball past first slip for one.
Kallis gets the fourth ball off the middle and comes up with a cracking cover drive for a boundary.
18:13 TEA - DAY 3
SA 267-4 (89 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis has brought all his experience into play and has been rock solid for South Africa.
Duminy is nearly done in by one that stays low as he plays back but gets his bat down in time.
He leans forward to play the fourth ball with no silly point in place as the short leg comes across to that position.
At tea, SA are 267 for four in 89 overs, trailing India by 67 runs.
Kallis has looked solid on 61 from 180 balls, having hit nine fours, while Duminy has made 13.
India's over rate was impressive as they bowled 32 overs in the post lunch session, giving away 86 runs for one wicket.
18:09 SA 266-4 (88 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja to bowl in what looks like to be last over before the tea break. Kallis is watchful as he defends solidly before taking one from the fourth ball on the leg side.
Jadeja gets one to kick off from the rough as Duminy is hit on the gloves coming forward to defend.
18:08 SA 265-4 (87 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Rohit will continue as India decide to dry up the runs and build up the pressure.
The third ball is short as Kallis flicks it to deep square leg for a single before Duminy brings out a long stride and defends it.
Rohit giving it a lot of flight but Duminy is content to defend.
18:04 SA 264-4 (86 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Spin from both ends as it starts getting dark at Kingsmead with India not taking the second new ball yet.
Kallis drives Jadeja down to long-off for a single to take his score to 58.
Duminy is keen to play positively against the spinners as he comes down to Jadeja but can't beat the fielder at cover.
The last ball is short and wide and Duminy cuts it through point for a boundary.
18:02 SA 259-4 (85 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Part-timer Rohit Sharma comes on to bowl his second over, having bowled just one in his first spell.
Kallis reaches out a long way to drive the second ball but gets an inside edge as it turns a bit.
He takes a single from the fifth ball to deep square leg before Duminy goes back and defends the last ball.
18:00 SA 258-4 (84 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis comes down the track to Jadeja but is forced to defend as the spinner adjusts his length. He then drives it down to long-off for one before Duminy comes down and drives it through the off-side for a boundary.
17:49 SA 253-4 (81 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
India have not taken the second new ball as Shami continues with the old ball. Dhoni fumbles the first ball and gives away a bye before Kallis has to duck under a bouncer and then takes one on the leg side.
17:47 SA 251-4 (80 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis playing Jadeja with respect, with a straight bat and looking to defend. The fifth delivery nearly sneaks through as Kallis manages to bring his bat down in time to one that slides in with the arm.
17:45 SA 251-4 (77 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Mohammed Shami comes back in the 79th over, ahead of the second new ball which will be available after the end of the next over.
He bowls a good over to Duminy, as Shami gets it to reverse.
17:44 Dhoni doing well to lift Jadeja's morale from behind the stumps with some Hindi commentary.
"Behtareen bowling ka pradarshan karte hue Ravindra Jadeja [A superb spell of bowling from Ravindra Jadeja] " says the Indian captain.
17:42 SA 250-4 (76 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis hits Jadeja through point for a boundary to bring up his fifty in some style, from 131 balls. He is in line to end his Test career with a century and is looking good for a big knock.
Kallis is beaten off the next delivery as it spins past the outside edge before he takes a single from the fifth ball to bring up SA's 250, in the 76th over.
17:40 SA 245-4 (75 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
New batsman JP Duminy gets off the mark from the first delivery he faced as he flicks Ishant for a boundary through fine leg. He plays out the remaining three deliveries of that over.
SA 240-4 (74 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers took a chance as he reverse swept Jadeja for a boundary but the bowler had his revenge two balls later.
Jadeja strikes with the wicket of de Villiers, who is caught at first slip for 74, having hit nine fours in his 117-ball knock. The ball spun a great deal to take the edge as Kohli snapped up an easy chance at first slip.
De Villiers and Kallis helped South Africa recover after early wickets in the morning session as they put on 127 runs for the fourth wicket.
17:10 SA 236-3 (72 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
South Africa's batsmen content to play Jadeja with caution not taking any undue risks as Kallis plays the first five deliveries with soft hands and turns the last ball on the leg side for a single.
17:08 SA 235-3 (71 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
A short spell from Zaheer ends and he makes way for Ishant. The first ball is a half-volley outside the off-stump which Kallis crashes through the covers for a boundary to move to 46.
He flicks the next ball to deep square leg for a single.
De Villiers ends the over with a boundary as he glances the last ball fine as Ishant bowls another terrible delivery.
17:03 SA 226-3 (70 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis chips down the track to Jadeja and drives him to long-off for a single to repeat what his partner did two balls ago.
AB blocks another two deliveries as another superfast over from Jadeja comes to an end.
He has played a big role in India's impressive over rate in this game. If Jadeja bowls a lot more overs in the rest of the day, then we may not even need extra time before stumps.
16:59 SA 224-3 (69 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
South Africa have a nervy moment as Kallis comes down for a quick single as AB is hit on the pads but he is not interested before he sees his partner more than halfway down and goes for the run.
Zaheer misses with the direct hit at the non-striker's end. That was a good gesture from AB as he decided to sacrifice his wicket for Kallis, who is playing in his final Test match.
16:56 SA 223-3 (68 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Dhoni tries to spring a change as he brings back left-arm spinner Jadeja. De Villiers comes down the track to the first ball and drives it to wide mid-off for a single.
Kallis blocks the first two balls before he looks to come down but is forced to defend.
16:52 SA 222-3 (67 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer bowls a big bouncer to Kallis as it sails high over the batsman and is called a wide.
But the veteran batsman defends the rest of the over as India continue to look for a breakthrough to check South Africa's progress.
16:47 SA 221-3 (66 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant comes in to replace and his second ball is a poor delivery -- short and down the leg side which AB helps round the corner for a boundary.
The next ball is steered behind point for two runs and two balls later AB turns it fine on the other side for two runs.
SA are scoring quite freely in the last few overs, with 40 runs coming from the last 10 overs.
16:45 SA 213-3 (65 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers continues to flick the pacers as he turns Zaheer to deep square leg for one to raise the 100-run stand for the fourth wicket.
Zaheer keeps it outside the off-stump to Kallis, who drives it to covers before hitting the next to mid-on and confidently defends the rest of the over.
16:38 SA 212-3 (64 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers is having no problems at all against the reverse swing from Shami as he easily turns it to midwicket for one.
Shami then bowls in a row to Kallis which he ducks under before blocking the last two balls.
16:36 SA 211-3 (63 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer also leaking runs from the other end. Kallis plays two splendid cover drives off consecutive deliveries for two boundaries in a row to take his score to 41.
He is looking in good touch in his last Test match as India's bowlers are again struggling to make an impression.
16:30 SA 203-3 (62 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Still, no signs of Jadeja as Shami continues. The first ball is short and wide as AB hammers it through the off-side for a cracking boundary.
He flicks the next ball through midwicket for two runs to bring up his fifty, from 88 balls.
Shami is struggling to find his rhythm as he slips it down the leg side and AB flicks it through the leg side for the second four of the over to bring up SA's 200.
16:26 SA 193-3 (61 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers reaches out and drives a full delivery from Zaheer to mid-off for a single.
Kallis plays a lovely cover drive off the front foot but can't beat the fielder and he lets the last ball go through to the keeper.
16:23 SA 192-3 (60 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
The field is well spread around and there is no fielder in the slips at the moment.
Shami gets the ball to leave Kallis as he edges one and India pay the price for not having a fielder in the slips as it goes for a boundary.
Four more singles from the over as the reverse swing from Shami is making no effect on the two experienced SA batsmen.
SA are 192 for three in 60 overs with Kallis on 33 and AB on 43.
16:21 SA 184-3 (59 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer from the other end as it starts to get a bit cloudy at Kingsmead. De Villiers nudges the second ball to midwicket for a single and Kallis does the same off the last ball for one.
16:20 SA 182-3 (58 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Shami to start off proceedings after the lunch break. He continues to slant the ball in with a bit of reverse helping him as AB de Villiers is easily defending it in the covers before he takes one from the fourth ball.
15:34 - TEA, DAY 3
SA 181-3 (57 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Overall, 37 overs were bowled in the extended morning session which started 30 minutes early to make up for the lost time on Day 1 and 2 in which SA scored 99 runs for the loss of three wickets.
Jadeja did a wonderful job with the ball, taking two for 52 runs in 21 overs, while Shami took one for 41.
15:32 SA 181-3 (57 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer to bowl the last over of the morning session. Kallis looking to leave as much possible, not wanting to take any risks before lunch.
At lunch on Day 3, South Africa are 181 for three in 57 overs. Kallis on 26 from 68 balls and AB de Villiers on 39 from 75 balls as the duo were involved in an unbroken stand of 68 runs.
SA 181-3 (56 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Shami continues to shape the ball into the right-handers as Kallis drives it down the pitch but Dhawan makes a good stop running to his right from mid-off despite a collision with Rohit.
Two balls later Kallis pulls a short ball to deep square leg for a single.
15:25 SA 180-3 (55 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer bowls two wide deliveries to Kallis, who leaves it alone before he turns it across to deep square leg for one.
The last three balls are away from the off-stump and de Villiers is happy to let them go through to the keeper.
15:19 SA 179-3 (54 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Shami comes back as India continue to work on the shiny side of the ball to get it to reverse swing.
The first ball comes in a bit which AB defends and does the same with the next.
The third ball is again defended before a short leg comes in. AB drives the last ball uppishly as midwicket makes a diving effort but it goes through for a boundary.
15:17 SA 175-3 (53 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers taps Jadeja to mid-on and goes across for a quick single before Kallis is struck on the pads as he misses the flick but the loud appeal for LBW is turned down.
Kallis then plays the rest of over with caution as Jadeja continues to rush through his overs.
He has bowled 21 overs for 52 runs, claiming two wickets.
15:15 SA 174-3 (52 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant slips a full delivery down the pads which AB helps fine on the leg side for a four, his third of the innings. Two balls later he clips it square for a single in the deep.
Kallis defends the next delivery and then lets the fifth ball go through before blocking the last ball.
15:08 SA 169-3 (51 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers picks a single on the leg side from the first ball before Kallis defends Jadeja on the off-side.
The next ball is hit to short cover before he defends the rest of the over.
15:06 SA 168-3 (50 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant also changes ends but starts with a short wide delivery which Kallis punches square on the off-side for a four. He gets a thick inside edge on the third ball on to his pads and it drops on the off-side for one.
AB also gets an inside edge two balls later for another single before Kallis sways out of the way of a short ball.
SA are 168 for three in 50 overs with Kallis on 24 and AB de Villiers on 28.
15:00 SA 162-3 (49 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Change of ends for Jadeja as de Villiers come down the track and drives it wide mid-off for a single.
Kallis drives it through the same region for one before his partner plays out the rest of the over.
14:57 SA 160-3 (48 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja gets a breather as part-timer Rohit Sharma comes into the attack. Even he starts from round the wicket to Kallis but drifts the second ball leg side which the veteran sweeps fine for a four. He drives the next ball to long-off for a single before AB flicks it to deep midwicket for one.
A single each for the two batsmen as Rohit concedes eight runs in his first over.
14:54 SA 152-3 (47 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant Sharma comes back to replace as Dhoni continues to juggle the pacers from one end with Jadeja bowling from the other end.
India have a silly mid-on in place just next to the non-striker for AB, but he is content to play safe and blocks the over.
14:49 SA 152-3 (46 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja continues despite being hit for a couple of boundaries by Kallis in his previous over.
But this time he defends the over as Jadeja bowls it flat and quick and on the right line and length.
The veteran came down the track to the fifth ball but could not beat the fielder in the covers.
14:44 SA 152-3 (45 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers nudges Zaheer to midwicket for one and and Kallis does the same but a bit squarer for the same result.
De Villiers steers the fourth ball past point for two runs before he punches the last ball past mid-off for a four.
South Africa have recovered to 152 for three in 45 overs with AB on 24 and Kallis on 12.
14:38 SA 144-3 (44 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis has had enough of the prodding as he breaks the shackles in some style, lofting Jadeja over mid-off for a boundary.
He repeats the shot off the next delivery for the same result as Kallis looks to break free.
The veteran punches the fifth ball to long-off for a single after the fielder is pushed back and de Villiers does the same from the last ball.
14:37 SA 134-3 (43 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers drives a full delivery from Zaheer on the leg side for one and Kallis gets one to point.
Zaheer looking for some reverse swing away from the right-hander as AB is very watchful against the veteran pacer.
India have managed to dry up the runs with just 21 runs coming from the last 10 overs.
14:32 SA 132-3 (42 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Lot of instructions from Dhoni to Jadeja in Hindi as he bowls to Kallis, asking him to bowl straight and on the stumps.
De Villiers takes a single from the second ball before Kallis is content to defend, he has made just one run from 22 balls with India looking to build the pressure with some tight bowling.
14:31 SA 131-3 (41 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer slips one down the leg side as AB misses the flick but it hits his pads and goes fine for two leg byes.
Two more dot balls before he gets a single from the last ball to retain strike.
14:29 SA 128-3 (40 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
De Villiers drives a full delivery from Jadeja through the covers for a couple before he blocks the next ball.
He drives the fifth ball down to long-off for a single before Kallis misses as he tries to flick it fine on the leg side.
14:28 SA 124-3 (39 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Zaheer Khan comes back into the attack. He gets the third ball to kick off length, striking Kallis on the gloves as he tried to come forward to defend.
He steers the next ball past point for a single to get off the mark, from the 16th delivery, to a loud cheer from the Kingsmead crwod.
14:18 SA 123-3 (38 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja is all pumped up. AB drives the second ball back to him but the spinner fires a quick flat throw at the batsman's end who is forced to retreat back to his crease.
That seemed to have angered AB who comes down the track and lofts him back over his head for a boundary.
He defends the rest of the over as Jadeja bowls it flat and quick.
14:16 SA 119-3 (37 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Shami good movement into the right-hander AB de Villiers with a little hint of reverse swing. He plays with the swing, trying to play it on the leg side but the fielders are in place before he takes one from the fourth delivery.
The fifth ball slips down the leg side brushing Kallis's trousers on the way before he offers no stroke to the last ball.
14:12 SA 118-3 (36 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Kallis, playing in his last Test match, continues his usual tradition of taking his time to get his eye in.
He comes forward to defend Jadeja, who has settled into a good rhythm as Dhoni appreciates his left-arm spinner for his good work with the ball.
14:11 SA 118-3 (35 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
AB de Villiers strokes Shami through the covers for a couple as South Africa look to rebuild after three quick wickets.
Shami looking to jag the ball in, bowling it full and quick as AB defends on the leg side. He clips the last ball through midwicket for a couple.
SA 114-3 (34 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
South Africa lose another wicket as Petersen is caught at first slip off Jadeja for 62.
The ball turned and took the edge as Vijay had to dive forward to complete a good catch as South Africa lost two wickets in two deliveries.
South Africa slip from 103 for no loss in the 28th over to 113 for three in the 34th over.
Jadeja has taken two for 30 in 12 overs so far.
SA 113-2 (33 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Shami gets the wicket of Amla, who is bowled for the third time in the series after scoring just three to continue his poor run with the bat.
The right-hander played inside the line but the ball went straight on and knocked back the off-stump to give India a big boost.
13:52 SA 110-1 (30 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja has a huge appeal for LBW against Amla turned down, in his 11th over. He was trying to flick it across the line which he missed but the impact seemed to be outside the line and the umpire turns it down.
Another good over from Jadeja as he continues to build the pressure from his end.
13:50 SA 107-1 (29 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Mohammed Shami comes into the attack in place of Ishant. He tries a short ball at Petersen who pulls it to deep square leg for a single and Hashim Amla nudges the next ball to fine leg for one to get off the mark.
A thick outside edge off Petersen from the next delivery gets him a single as there is no hint of reverse for Shami yet.
SA 104-1 (28 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja makes the breakthrough with the wicket of Smith, who tries a big shot down the ground but gets it in the inside half of the bat and is caught at deep square leg for 47 from 120 balls, hitting seven fours.
Dhawan ran back quite some distance and took a good catch over his shoulder to end the 103-run opening stand and give India some relief.
13:31 SA 103-0 (27 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant drifts down the leg side as Smith flicks him to fine leg region for one and Petersen takes one two balls later on the off-side.
No help at all for the pacer as India would be looking to work on the ball and get the reverse swing going in a few overs time.
Smith flicks the last ball to midwicket for a single as three runs come from that over.
13:27 SA 100-0 (26 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant bowls a good over to Smith, keeping a good line and length around the off-stump as India look to dry up the runs and build the pressure.
Petersen turns Jadeja on the leg side for a single before Jadeja looks to dart it into left-hander Smith.
He takes a single from the last ball to bring up South Africa's 100, in the 26th over.
13:19 SA 98-0 (24 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Jadeja bowling with a short cover, silly mid-off, short leg and slip in place. He is trying to spin it away from Petersen and force him to drive at wide deliveries.
The fourth ball pitches perfectly and spins past the outside edge as Dhoni whips off the bails and it is referred to the third umpire. Petersen was dragged out of the crease as he went for the drive and replays showed his foot was on the line.
The third umpire gives Petersen the benefit of the doubt as Mike Haysman on commentary says 'there was no part of his foot behind the line.' He is convinced that the batsman was out on that occasion.
So a controversial moment at the start of Day 3. The Indian team will not be too happy when they see the replays at the lunch interval.
13:13 SA 98-0 (23 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant bowls a full delivery which Petersen tries to flick on the leg side but misses and is struck on the pads.
Ishant trying to bowl it full and swing it into the batsman, who flicks it to deep square leg for a single.
Smith drives a full delivery beautifully through the covers for a boundary to take his score to 44.
SA maintain their positive approach, scoring 16 runs in three overs.
13:10 SA 93-0 (22 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ravindra Jadeja to bowl from the other end. The first ball is a full toss which Petersen flicks through square leg for a boundary as SA continue their positive approach.
He drives the fourth ball to long-off for a single before Smith defends the last two deliveries of that over.
13:05 SA 88-0 (21 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Ishant to resume proceedings on Day 3 with Smith facing. The first ball is edged and it goes past the slips for a boundary forcing MS Dhoni to immediately to position a fielder in that area.
He takes a single from the third ball before Petersen takes one from the last ball to retain strike.
13:00 SA 82-0 (20 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
Play will start on time on Day 3 with no signs of rain and a bright sunshine greeting the two teams.
South Africa will resume on 82 for no loss in 20 overs scoring at more than four runs per over.
Alviro Petersen played positively to hit 46 from 61 balls with the help of seven fours, while Graeme Smith made 35 from 59 balls.
Earlier, India were bowled out for 334 with Dale Steyn claiming six wickets for 100 runs.
12:59 SA 82-0 (20 ovs) vs India 334 all | Scorecard
- Steyn takes 6-100 to trigger India's collapse on Day 2
- SA off to a good start, 82-0 in 20 overs
- India bowled out for 334 in first innings
- India lost last five wickets for 14 runs in 29 deliveries
- Vijay (97) missed out on a century, while Pujara made 70.
- Rahane registered his maiden fifty in Tests -- 51 not out
- Check out images from Day 2