India defeated South Africa in the 3rd Test of the three-match series played at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. The home team has now clean swept the Proteas as they wrapped up the series by 3-0. Rohit Sharma also bagged Man of the Series award. India defeated South Africa by an inning and 202 runs in the final Test of the series. Meanwhile, let us have a look at some stats and highlights from India vs South Africa 3rd Test 2019. Most Runs in India vs South Africa Test Series 2019: Rohit Sharma Tops List of Batsmen With Highest Runs in Record-Breaking Series Whitewash.
At stumps on Day 3, South Africa lost eight wickets at the score of 132 runs after getting enforced with the follow-on. The victory was expected for the Indian team at that moment itself. The game on Day 4 between India and South Africa hardly lasted a few minutes as Shahbaz Nadeem who is playing his maiden Test took the last two wickets of Theunis de Bruyn and Lungi Ngidi in quick succession. Now, let’s have a look at the stats of the match. Done and Dusted! India Whitewash South Africa 3–0 in Freedom Trophy 2019 Test Series, Fans Celebrate by Sharing Funny Memes and Tweets.
# Rohit Sharma Bags Man of the Match and Man of the Series award for scoring 529 runs. His inning of 212 runs in the 3rd Test has also outclassed both inning score of Proteas that is 162 and 133 runs respectively.
#Under Virat Kohli captaincy India has won 7 Test Matches in 10 games, he now has 70 percent win percentage against Proteas in Test.
#This is the fourth biggest inning defeat for South Africa in the 3rd Test of IND vs SA.
#The last time South Africa consecutively lost two Test matches by an inning was in 1935-36 in their home series against Australia.
#India with this win now leads ICC World Test Championship 2019-21 points table with 240 points.
India will indeed be happy with their performance against South Africa in the home series, which included three T20Is and three Test Matches. The T20I series ended in 1-1 draw, while the Test match was won by India by 3-0. India will now play against Bangladesh in three matches T20I series and three matches Test series at home which will start from Nov 3, 2019. Virat Kohli is most likely to be rested in the T20I series.