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Drama on Kohli’s wicket: African players celebrate in review, umpire gives not out; Then there was a chitchat between Virat and Elgar.

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The third test match is being played between India and South Africa in Cape Town. Where in the 52nd over of the Indian innings, there was a lot of drama on the wicket of captain Virat Kohli. In fact, Dane Olivier, doing the 52nd over, threw the fourth ball outside the leg stump, on which Kohli tried to play a flick but the shot was not hit and the ball went to the wicketkeeper. The African team made a strong appeal for the keeper catch. The umpire gave a not, after which Dean Elgar took a review.

The South African players were happy to see a slight movement at the ultra-edge in replays, but the third umpire said that the ball did not make contact with the bat and the ball had hit the Thai pad and went to the keeper. There was a gap between Virat’s bat and ball, which saved Kohli and the hosts lost their review. At that time the Indian Test captain was batting at 39.

Click here to read the game report for the first day of the Cape Town Test

Virat Kohli talking to African players

Virat Kohli talking to African players

Kohli-Elgar talk
After the third umpire’s not out, Virat Kohli was also seen talking to African captain Dean Elgar. Perhaps Kohli was telling them that the ball had reached the keeper only after hitting the Thai pad.

Team India’s openers disappointed
Earlier the match started with India winning the toss and batting first. The team lost its first 4 wickets at the score of 116. Openers KL Rahul (12) and Mayank Agarwal (15) were dismissed after scoring runs, while Cheteshwar Pujara, who looked in fine form, returned to the pavilion after scoring 43 runs. Ajinkya Rahane again disappointed and was dismissed for just 9 runs off Kagiso Rabada.

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