Day 4 South Africa v India 3rd Test 5 Jan 2011

India tour of South Africa 2010/11, 3rd Test South Africa v India Day 4 Played at Newlands, Cape Town 5th Jan 2011 Highlights Video, Match Report and Scores.
RSA: 362, 341-all out (102.0 Ovs)
Ind: 364
Day 4 Stumps: South Africa lead by 339 runs

Another phenomenal effort from an injured Jacques Kallis helped South Africa to a potentially match-winning 341 all out on day four of the third and final Test against India at Newlands.

Day 4 South Africa v India 3rd Test Match Report
The fortunes continued to ebb and flow on the penultimate day, but South Africa will be confident about their chances of winning the match and series after Kallis' 40th Test ton. His latest milestone moved him past Australian captain Ricky Ponting on the list of most Test centuries. It also means India need 340 for victory.

Jacques Kallis celebrates his third century of the series.
The all-rounder's unbeaten 109, his second ton of the match, and 55 from Mark Boucher put the Proteas back on track after they had earlier wobbled on 130 for six.

Harbhajan Singh caused the early damage and had remarkable figures of 5-0-10-4 four overs into the day after he added the wickets of Alviro Petersen (22) and Hashim Amla (two) to the two he picked up late on day three. Petersen went back into his crease and was out lbw while, deflections off the pad and bat were the reasons for Amla's downfall.

Zaheer Khan added to South Africa's woes when he got rid of AB de Villiers for 13 after a nick off the underedge of the bat crashed into the right-hander's stumps. Ashwell Prince (22) then gave his wicket away when he cut a wide one from Ishant Sharma straight to point.

Tendulkar rushes to congratulate Harbhajan.
The dismissal of Prince gave India the edge and they looked like they would finish the innings off sooner rather than later, but Kallis and Boucher stood firm. Although Kallis found it difficult to score runs immediately after the break due to his reductor injury, Boucher took some of the pressure off by putting the poor balls away. They shared a game-changing 103-run seventh-wicket partnership.

Boucher, under pressure coming into the innings, notched up his 34th Test half-century as the hosts eased out of danger. His stay at the crease was ended when a Sachin Tendulkar delivery kept low and trapped him lbw dead front.

Dale Steyn then entertained the crowd with a 48-ball 32 to push South Africa to a stronger position. He became Harbhajan's fifth victim when an inside edge went onto his pad and popped to short-leg.

Kallis and Morne Morkel (28) made sure South Africa reached the psychological 300-run mark and beyond. Morkel and Lonwabo Tstosobe (eight) both holed out to long-on to give Harbhajan figures of seven for 120.

South Africa will feel they are favourites to win the game, but India will counter by saying they still have the Virender Sehwag factor.

Shot of the Day
An injured Kallis driving Sharma down the ground in the 65th over to go to his 55th Test half-century takes the honours. It was slow going for Kallis in the afternoon session, but he went to his latest milestone with a lovely push past the stumps that beat the diving Tendulkar at mid-on. It was also Kallis' first boundary since the 22nd over.

Harbhajan Singh and Jacques Kallis shake hands
Delivery of the Day
There weren't too many good balls in the day. Most of the dismissals were down to poor shot selection or misfortune. However, Zaheer did go past the edge a couple of times in the morning. He bowled a beauty to Kallis in the 33rd over from wide of the crease. It nipped away after pitching and then beat the right-hander's outside edge.

Defining Moment of the Day
There's no stopping Kallis at the moment. He came to South Africa's rescue in the first innings with 161, most of that came while batting with the tail. However, his 40th Test knock was even better as he was in much better company for most of his knock.

Day 4 South Africa v India 3rd Test Scorecard

South Africa
South Africa - 2nd Innings
Batsman How Out Runs Balls
Graeme Smith lbw Harbhajan 29 47
Alviro Petersen lbw Harbhajan 22 47
Paul Harris lbw Harbhajan 0 8
Hashim Amla b Harbhajan 2 11
Jacques Kallis not out 109 240
AB de Villiers b Zaheer 13 58
Ashwell Prince c Sreesanth b Ishant 22 35
Mark Boucher lbw Tendulkar 55 82
Dale Steyn c sub b Harbhajan 32 48
Morne Morkel c Sreesanth b Harbhajan 28 45
Lonwabo Tsotsobe c Sehwag b Harbhajan 8 3
Extras 12nb 2wd 7lb
Total (102 overs)341 all out
Bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts
Zaheer Khan 20 2 64 1
Shantha Sreesanth 24 3 79 0
Ishant Sharma 18 1 62 1
Harbhajan Singh 38 1 120 7
Sachin Tendulkar 2 0 9 1
 FOW: 50/1 (Smith), 52/2 (Harris), 53/3 (Petersen), 64/4 (Amla), 98/5 (de Villiers), 130/6 (Prince), 233/7 (Boucher), 287/8 (Steyn), 333/9 (Morkel), 341/10 (Tsotsobe)

India - 1st Innings
Batsman How Out Runs Balls
Gautam Gambhir c Boucher b Harris 93 222
Virender Sehwag c Smith b Steyn 13 20
Rahul Dravid run out de Villiers 5 16
Sachin Tendulkar b Morkel 146 314
VVS Laxman run out 15 19
Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Steyn 2 14
MS Dhoni c Prince b Steyn 0 3
Harbhajan Singh c sub b Steyn 40 67
Zaheer Khan c Prince b Morkel 23 22
Ishant Sharma c Boucher b Steyn 1 2
Shantha Sreesanth not out 4 5
Extras 20lb 1nb 1wd
Total (117.1 overs)364 all out
South Africa
Bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts
Dale Steyn 31 10 75 5
Morne Morkel 29.1 7 106 2
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 26 5 82 0
Paul Harris 29 8 72 1
Alviro Petersen 2 0 9 0
 FOW: 19/1 (Sehwag), 28/2 (Dravid), 204/3 (Gambhir), 235/4 (Laxman), 237/5 (Pujara), 247/6 (Dhoni), 323/7 (Harbhajan), 341/8 (Tendulkar), 350/9 (Sharma), 364/10 (Khan)

South Africa
South Africa - 1st Innings
Batsman How Out Runs Balls
Alviro Petersen c Dhoni b Ishant 21 47
Graeme Smith lbw Zaheer 6 12
Hashim Amla c Pujara b Sreesanth 59 80
Jacques Kallis c Dhoni b Zaheer 161 291
AB de Villiers c Dhoni b Sreesanth 26 72
Ashwell Prince b Sreesanth 47 100
Mark Boucher c Dhoni b Sreesanth 0 1
Dale Steyn c Pujara b Zaheer 0 5
Morne Morkel c Dhoni b Sreesanth 8 11
Paul Harris c Pujara b Ishant 7 41
Lonwabo Tsotsobe not out 8 28
Extras 11nb 6lb 1b 1wd
Total (112.5 overs)362 all out
Bowling Overs Mdns Runs Wkts
Zaheer Khan 29.5 6 89 3
Shantha Sreesanth 29 0 114 5
Ishant Sharma 27 6 77 2
Harbhajan Singh 26 3 74 0
 FOW: 17/1 (Smith), 34/2 (Petersen), 106/3 (Amla), 164/4 (de Villiers), 262/6 (Prince), 262/6 (Boucher), 272/7 (Steyn), 283/8 (Morkel), 310/9 (Harris), 362 (Kallis)

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