Durban - Dale Steyn has dished up two sets of devastating triple-strikes for South
Africa, bowling out India for 334 on day two of the second Test at
Kingsmead, in Durban, on Friday.
At the close of play, South
Africa had reached 82 for no loss, facing a first innings deficit of
Openers Graeme Smith and Alviro Petersen were unbeaten on 35 and
Taking just the one wicket on
Thursday, the South African bowling attack came out with a clear
wicket-taking strategy on Friday afternoon.
Steyn adopted a probing line outside offstump until he made
the breakthrough in the 67th over.
his next over, Steyn removed Vijay, three short of what would have been
his fourth Test century.
Rohit Sharma walked to the crease but Steyn
sent him back for a shower off his first ball.
picked up another two wickets to return figures of 6/100 for the
innings. Morkel, who helped clean up the tail, bagged 3/50 with India's
last five wickets falling for 14 runs.
India: 334 (M. Vijay 97, C. Pujara 70, A Rahane 51 not out; D. Steyn 6-100)
South Africa: 82/0 (G. Smith 35*, A. Petersen 46*)
Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma,
Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (captain, wk), Ravindrasinh Jadeja, Ishant
Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Mohammed Shami