Steyn leaves India in a spot of bother

Published: Monday, February 8, 2010, 15:50 [IST]
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Steyn leaves India in a spot of bother

Nagpur: India 66/2 at day3 stumps, still trailing by 259 with Vijay and Tendulkar at the crease. Earlier Steyn took 7/51 to bowl out India for 233 and make them follow on.

Earlier, India were all out for 233 runs in their first innings, in reply to South Africa's 558 for six, after tea on the third day of the first cricket Test here Monday.

South Africa have enforced the follow-on.

Virender Sehwag was the top scorer with 109 and Subramaniam Badrinath made 56. For South Africa, fast bowler Dale Steyn picked up seven for 51.

India vs South Africa, 1st Test - Scorecard

India thus failed to avoid the follow on, falling 126 runs short of the mark. The hosts ended the first innings 325 runs behind the visitors.

Brief Score:

South Africa 1st innings: 558 for 6 declared.

India 1st innings: 233 all out in 64.4 overs (Virender Sehwag 109, S Badrinath 56, Dale Steyn 7/51).

India 2nd innings: 66/2 in 23 overs (Vijay 27*, Sachin 15*).


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