South Africa v India: Keegan Petersen steers hosts to series victory

Virat Kohli at the end of the game with Rassie van der Dussen
Victory took South Africa above India in the World Test Championship standings
India 223 (Kohli 79, Rabada 4-73) & 198 (Pant 100*, Jansen 4-36)
South Africa 210 (Petersen 72, Bumrah 5-42) & 212-3 (Petersen 82)
South Africa won by seven wickets

South Africa secured a 2-1 series victory over India with a seven-wicket victory in the third Test in Cape Town.

Keegan Petersen, who top-scored with 72 in the Proteas’ first innings, hit 82 as they completed a chase of 212 on day four at Newlands.

The run-chase had been set up by India’s Rishabh Pant, whose entertaining 100 not out on Thursday underpinned India’s second-innings 198.

The teams will play a three-match one-day series starting on Wednesday.

More to follow.

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