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South African defiance sets up exhilarating fourth day

South African defiance sets up exhilarating fourth day

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SA v IND, second Test, third day report Set a target of 240 by India, gutsy innings from the South African top order has left them 122 runs away from a series-levelling win in Johannesburg. SCORECARD A gutsy innings of 46* from captain Dean Elgar has kept South Africa in the hunt going into the fourth day. Needing 240 to win and draw the series, the Proteas went to stumps on 118/2. Earlier in the day, India started at 85/2, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane continued to show positive intent that helped India put on a sizeable lead the previous day. Pujara was confident in his front foot play and punished the bad balls for boundaries. Rahane too wasn't to be left far behind as he too kept the scoreboard ticking, even smashing a six off Marco Jansen's bowling. Both Pujara...