CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa recovered from the blow of losing Aiden Markram on the second ball of the day to reach 100-3 Wednesday in the decisive third and final test against India.
Markram was bowled by a Jasprit Bumrah special that cut back in to hit the off stump and leave South Africa struggling on 17-2 in its first innings in response to India’s 223.
South Africa hadn’t added to its overnight score when Markram went for 8.
Umesh Yadav followed up to remove nightwatchman Keshav Maharaj for 25 but Keegan Petersen was 40 not out and . . .