Du Plessis fined for slow over-rate offence

Not yet? Lungi Ngidi and Kagiso Rabada

Du Plessis reserved special praise for pacers Vernon Philander, who finished with career-best figures of 6/42 in the second innings, and Kagiso Rabada's performance in the first Test after their pace spearhead Dale Steyn succumbed to an innocuous heel injury during the first innings. Didn't we ever lose in India? So the guys were extremely motivated for this series to put that right. Contrastingly, Byran Bloy at SuperSport Park, who visited Flint last week to see how things are done, was preparing his first Test pitch after being appointed in late 2016.

Although du Plessis is confident that his side can seal the series with one Test match to go in Johannesburg, he is also wary of the ability of the Indians to bounce back from the loss at Newlands.

"Everyone has chipped in". So that's the difference.

At tea, the home team was on 230/7, having scored just 57 runs in 27 overs in the middle session, with their lead now 258.

Starting from overnight 90 for two, AB de Villiers (80 runs, 121 balls, 10 fours) and Dean Elgar (61 runs, 121 balls, 8 fours, 1 six) took their third wicket partnership to 141 runs. "We believe we can get them out twice again". "I said that match was one of the best I played in because there were so many ups and downs for both teams‚" he said.

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That never really happened, which thwarted some of South Africa's plans. Somewhere down the line though, there was some discontentment over the pitches they had to face in India.

As such, du Plessis has been fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have received 20 per cent fines.

As far as team selection is concerned, coming into the game at Centurion, India made three changes to their playing XI. For me the way to look at that is even the Indian batting line-up struggled in conditions where their spinners were much better than ours.

"I think at times they played very good cricket in that first test". In this series there have been times when it has looked tough, but there have been guys scoring runs and guys taking wickets, so there is always that battle between bat and ball.

South Africa ultimately want pitches that give their quicks a lot more, so they can play to their strengths, especially against subcontinental sides. "It makes us even hungrier as a team".

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