Cape Town - Lonwabo Tsotsobe captured his 200th first-class wicket on what was otherwise
another tough day for South Africa 'A' in their second four-day Test match
against India 'A' at the Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad on Wednesday.
After dismissing SA 'A for 260 in their first innings, India went
to stumps on day two on 342/6 with a healthy lead of 82 runs with four wickets
still in hand.
previous day with the South African batting, all of the Indian batsmen got into
double figures with Abhinav Mkund making top score of 72 (136 balls, 13 fours)
and Ambati Rayudu a more aggressive 71 (81 balls, 8 fours and 3 sixes).
them fell to Dane Piedt who, as the only specialist spinner in the South
African team compared to the three fielded by India, had to carry the bulk of
the bowling workload. He finished with 4/154 in 34 overs while Tsotsobe was the
other successful bowler with 2/38 in 18 economical overs.
Hendricks only bowled three overs which was a further handicap to the South
African bowling effort.
strong position was set up by successive partnerships up front of 96 for the
first wicket between Mukund and Jwanjot Singh (52 off 92 balls, 7 fours) and 72
for the second between Mukund and Baba Aparajith.