Bangalore - Play in the second Test between India and South Africa in rain-soaked
Bangalore was delayed once again on Tuesday, but improved conditions could
finally see some cricket later on the fourth day.
rains, which washed out play on the second and third days, relented to
allow the ground staff at the Chinnaswamy stadium to work on the
drenched outfield despite overcast skies.
The umpires, who
inspected the conditions at the scheduled lunch time of 08:00
SA time, decided the outfield had not dried up enough to resume play. They
will make another inspection at 09:30.
Play took place only on
the first day on Saturday when South Africa were shot out for 214 after
being sent in to bat, and India replied with 80 for no loss by stumps.
lead the four-match series after securing a 108-run win in the first
Test in Mohali earlier this month. The third Test is to be played in
Nagpur from November 25.