India in SA

Tendulkar steers India to lead

2011-01-04 16:48
Sachin Tendulkar (File)

Cape Town - Sachin Tendulkar made 146 as India eked out a two-run first innings lead on the third day of the third and final Test against South Africa at Newlands on Tuesday.

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India were all out for 364 in reply to South Africa's 362.

Fast bowler Dale Steyn took five for 75 for South Africa.

Tendulkar's 51st Test century lasted for 465 minutes. He faced 313 balls and hit 17 fours and two sixes before he was bowled by Morne Morkel.

Twenty-six overs remain for the day.


Toss: India

South Africa first innings 362 all out

India first innings (142/2 overnight)

G Gambhir c Boucher b Harris 93 (223b, 12x4)

V Sehwag c Smith b Steyn 13 (20b, 3x4)

R Dravid run out De Villiers 5 (16b)

S Tendulkar b Morkel 146 (313b, 17x4, 2x6)

VVS Laxman run out Harris 15 (19b, 3x4)

C Pujara lbw b Steyn 2 (13b)

MS Dhoni c Prince b Steyn 0 (3b)

H Singh c sub (Duminy) 40 (67b, 3x4, 2x6)

Z Khan c Prince b Morkel 23 (22b, 1x4, 2x6)

I Sharma c Boucher b Steyn 1 (2b)

S Sreesanth not out 4 (5b, 1x4)

Extras: (lb20, nb1, w1) 22

Total: (all out) 364 -- 117.1 overs

Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sehwag 6.3), 2-28 (Dravid 10.5), 3-204 (Gambhir 71.2), 4-235 (Laxman 79.4), 5-237 (Pujara 82.6), 6-247 (Dhoni 84.3), 7-323 (Singh 110.1), 8-341 (Tendulkar 113.3), 9-350 (Ishant 114.1), 10-364 (Khan 117.1)

Bowling: Steyn 31-11-75-5, Morkel 29.1-7-106-2 (1nb, 1w), Tsotsobe 26-5-82-0, Harris 29-8-72-1, Petersen 2-0-9-0


South Africa - Graeme Smith (capt), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Ashwell Prince, Mark Boucher (wk), Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Dale Steyn, Paul Harris, Morne Morkel.

India - Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Vangipurappu Laxman, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt, wk), Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth.


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