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2nd Test: Rain plays spoilsport as third day's play is washed out

News Agencies | Updated on: 16 November 2015, 17:13 IST

Rain continued to dampen the second test between India and South Africa as bad weather washed out the entire third day's play in Bengaluru on Monday, 16 November.

Due to continuous drizzling and a wet outfield, the umpires had taken an early decision to suspend the play till lunch after the second day's play was also called off without a ball being bowled at M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Earlier on Day one, replying to South Africa's first innings score of 214, Indian openers had put the hosts in a commanding 80-0 at stumps.

Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan will resume the innings on their respective unbeaten scores of 28 and 45 on the fourth day although the weather forecast is casting a cloud of doubt over the possibility of a result.

India are leading the four-match series 1-0 after defeating the tourists by 108 runs in the first test at Mohali.

ANI

First published: 16 November 2015, 17:13 IST
 
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