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IND vs SA LIVE Score: Quinton de Kock joins Temba Bavuma in the middle, India 5 wickets away; SA 153/5 – Follow Day 5 Live Updates

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IND vs SA LIVE Score – Day 5: India need 5 wickets to win- After removing Keshav Maharaj to close Day 4’s play, India took time with Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma stitching together a short partnership. But Jasprit Bumrah finally got rid of Elgar to give India a big breakthrough on Day 5. India now need five wickets to win. Follow India vs South Africa LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

With six wickets to win on Day 5 at SuperSport Park, Centurion, Virat Kohli & Co’s major roadblock was the weather. India had seen the Southampton Test in England slip away due to bad weather and with rain predicted on Day 5 in Centurion, it didn’t look good. However, so far, India do not have to fear the rain gods and the sky is clear for now.

IND vs SA LIVE Score: Quinton de Kock joins Temba Bavuma in the middle, India 5 wickets away; SA 153/5 – Follow Day 5 Live Updates

However, despite clear sky at 9:30 AM local time, rain could still play spoilsport as light shower is predicted at 2 PM. India will be hoping to get the remaining six wickets by tea and register their maiden win in Centurion.

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IND vs SA LIVE Score: Quinton de Kock joins Temba Bavuma in the middle, India 5 wickets away; SA 153/5 – Follow Day 5 Live Updates

South Africa 2nd Innings: Need 305 to win

IND vs SA LIVE Score: Day 5, 1st session, 2nd hour –

  • Change in bowling. Ravi Ashwin comes into attack as Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma steady SA.

IND vs SA LIVE Score: Day 5, 1st session, 1st hour 

  • WICKET! The big breakthrough India were looking for. Jasprit Bumrah’s delivery is pitched low and strikes Elgar on the pad. The umpire raises the finger and DRS confirms he was LBW.
  • South Africa now 175 runs away from a record win in Centurion. India’s search for wickets continues.
  • Edge and Elgar survives again. Bumrah’s delivery takes an edge and goes through the second slip and gully for a 4.
  • DROPPED! A difficult one to hold on to and Shami squanders it. Dean Elgar gets a lifeline.
  • FOUR! Temba Bavuma this time and a classic cover drive off Bumrah rushes to the boundary for a 4.
  • FOUR! Dean Elgar picks up a full-length delivery on the leg side and smashes Shami for a 4.
  • Shami comes into attack.
  • asprit Bumrah with the first delivery.
  • Temba Bavuma to resume Day 5 for South Africa. Dean Elgar still on crease.

12:59 PM IST: India players warming up to what looks like a fascinating final day of the Test match

IND vs SA LIVE Score: South Africa need 211 runs, Virat Kohli & Co need 5 wickets to win in Centurion: Follow Day 5 Live Updates

The weather during playing hours looks bright & sunny but subject to changes as the day progresses. In order to ensure that the game begins on time, CSA needs to keep the ground dry.

IND vs SA LIVE: What India needs to win Centurion Test? Virat Kohli & Co are on the brink of victory as the Proteas have lost 4 wickets with still 211 runs required for victory in the 4th innings.

Proteas hopes rest on captain Dean Elgar, Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma & also weather can be their big ally.

IND vs SA LIVE Score: South Africa need 211 runs, Virat Kohli & Co need 5 wickets to win in Centurion: Follow Day 5 Live Updates

  • South Africa’s highest successful chase at the venue is 226 runs in 1998.
  • India set a target of 305 runs for the Proteas and raised their chances with quick wickets on Day 4. Now only Rain Gods can save South Africa.
  • England has the highest successful chase record at the venue that came 21 years ago.
  • The Proteas had last failed to score 482 in the final innings. They were bundled out for just 182 runs in February 2014.

Check out five successful chases at SuperSport Park, Centurion:

Country Versus Venue Date Target Score
1 England South Africa SuperSport Park 14/01/2000 249 8/251 Achieved
2 South Africa Sri Lanka SuperSport Park 27/03/1998 226 4/226 Achieved
3 South Africa Pakistan SuperSport Park 11/01/2007 199 3/199 Achieved
4 South Africa Pakistan SuperSport Park 26/12/2018 149 4/151 Achieved
5 South Africa Sri Lanka SuperSport Park 15/11/2002 121 7/124 Achieved
  • Number of Occasions Side Set 100 – 300 to win- 8 times
  • Wins (Team Achieved Target) 5 times
  • Losses (Team Failed to Achieve Target) 2 times
  • Matches Drawn 1
  • Matches Tied 0

IND vs SA LIVE Score: South Africa need 211 runs, Virat Kohli & Co need 5 wickets to win in Centurion: Follow Day 5 Live Updates

IND vs SA Day 4 Stumps: India need 6 wickets to win on final day despite fighting fifty from Elgar

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