India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 5 Live Score Updates: Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj Strike, India Need 3 Wickets To Win

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IND vs SA 1st Test Day 1 Score Updates: Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Dean Elgar for 77 runs.© AFP

India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 5 Live Score Updates: South Africa lost Quinton de Kock for 21 runs to Mohammed Siraj while Wiaan Mulder also departed soon after for one run off the bowling of Mohammed Shami to give India their sixth and seventh wicket respectively. Earlier, Dean Elgar was finally dismissed for 77 runs as Jasprit Bumrah trapped the batter LBW with a ball coming into him to give Team India their first breakthrough of Day 5. Temba Bavuma is joined by Marco Jansen as the home team would like to continue batting on a positive note against the likes of Bumrah and Mohammed Shami. Team India will aim to push for a win to take a crucial 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series against South Africa at the SuperSport Park In Centurion. South Africa ended Day 4 at 94/4, still needing 211 more runs to win. India, on the other hand, were put in firm control by the pacers once again. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Mohammed Siraj combined to claim the four wickets that fell right before the end of day’s play on Wednesday. If weather permits, an intriguing final day could be on the cards. (LIVE SCORECARD)

India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 5 Live Score Updates From SuperSport Park In Centurion

  • 15:07 (IST)

    Wicket – Shami removes Mulder for 1 run as India claim 7th wicket

    Mohammed Shami comes back into the attack to dismiss Mulder for 1 run 

    India now only need three wickets to win

    Live Score: SA 164/7 vs IND

  • 15:00 (IST)

    Wicket – Siraj gives India breakthrough as De Kock departs

    South Africa lose Quinton de Kock for 21 runs as Siraj gives India their sixth wicket

    SA need 144 more runs to win while India need four more wickets

    Live Score: SA 161/5 vs IND

  • 14:49 (IST)

    Ashwin starts with a decent over against De Kock and Bavuma on Day 5

    Ravichandran Ashwin bowls a decent over, giving away two runs to start with

    De Kock tried a reverse sweep and could very well look to attack more against Ashwin

    Live Score: SA 153/5 vs IND

  • 14:40 (IST)

    Twin Fours – De Kock guides a full toss and then another one straight down the ground off Bumrah

    Quinton de Kock is showcasing why he is regarded as a dangerous batter by opposition captains

    He hits two boundaries off Bumrah to continue the work that was being done by Elgar since morning

    Live Score: SA 148/5 vs IND

  • 14:35 (IST)

    Four – Bavuma edges Siraj towards the slips but it drops short and races though the hands

    Bavuma is lucky as his edges off Siraj’s bowling towards the slips but the ball falls short

    South Africa need more luck to shine on them instead the sun, which definitely has Virat Kohli smiling for now

    Live Score: SA 138/5 vs IND

  • 14:29 (IST)

    Bumrah is getting his lines and lengths right with each passing over

    Jasprit Bumrah suddenly has a spring to his run-up now after Elgar’s wicket

    De Kock and Bavuma will need to be at their best to counter the inspired bowling by the Indian bowlers

    Mohammed Siraj is into the attack now, replacing Shami

    Live Score: SA 131/5 vs IND

  • 14:18 (IST)

    Wicket – Jasprit Bumrah claims Dean Elgar again, LBW for 77 runs

    South Africa have finally yielded as Bumrah claims Elgar for 77 runs through LBW

    The batter did review but the replays showed that the ball was going on to hit the stumps

    Live Score: SA 130/5 vs IND

  • 14:13 (IST)

    SA are showcasing great fighting spirit as they need 175 more runs to win

    South Africa need 175 more runs to win as Elgar and Bavuma have shown nothing but positive intent this morning on Day 5

    Indian pacers will be looking to make early in-roads soon 

    Live Score: SA 130/4 vs IND

  • 14:06 (IST)

    Four – Elgar flicks a good length ball on the leg side for another boundary

    Dean Elgar is gaining confidence with each passing ball

    After nicking a ball, he flicks off the thin pads on the leg-side to claim yet another four off Bumrah

    Live Score: SA 122/4 vs IND

  • 14:04 (IST)

    Four – Elgar survives as he gathers an iffy boundary coming from an edge against a Bumrah ball

    Bumrah does get successful in getting Elgar to edge a ball but it races away to the fence

    Elgar moves into the 70s now and India are in desperate need of a wicket here now

    Live Score: SA 122/4 vs IND

  • 13:57 (IST)

    Dropped Catch and then a four – Mohammed Shami gives Elgar a chance to stay at the crease

    Mohammed Shami drops a rather simple chance of his own bowling to give opener Dean Elgar another chance to stay at the crease

    Elgar makes best use of the second chance as he immediately scores a boundary

    Live Score: SA 115/4 vs IND

  • 13:47 (IST)

    Four – Elgar directs a leg-sidish delivery by Bumrah for a four

    Dean Elgar has started in a positive manner as he hits Bumrah for a four behind the stumps on the leg side

    The Indian bowlers are keen on finding the right channel early on in the day

    Live Score: SA 110/4 vs IND

  • 13:46 (IST)

    Bavuma and Elgar survive a good over from Shami

    Shami is sticking to the tough lines and lengths as he bowls a 1-run over

    SA need less than 200 runs now

    Live Score: SA 106/4 vs IND

  • 13:40 (IST)

    Four – Bavuma hits a brilliant cover drive to make intentions pretty clear

    Bavuma hits a classic cover drive that would have made even the likes of Kohli also proud

    Bumrah just pitched it a bit fuller than expected and Temba pounced on it

    Live Score: SA 105/4 vs IND

  • 13:35 (IST)

    Four – Shami takes the ball from the other end, Elgar scores four with classy flick off the pads

    After Bumrah’s only delivery to end the over, Mohammed Shami takes the ball from the other end

    Elgar hits the first boundary of the day with a classy flick off the pads

    Live Score: SA 101/4 vs IND

  • 13:30 (IST)

    Day 5 action begins, Temba Bavuma and Dean Elgar are in the middle

    Players are in the middle, the sun is shining and we are all set for the day to begin

    Temba Bavuma and Dean Elgar are in the middle with Jasprit Bumrah starting proceedings for Team India

    Live Score: SA 94/4 vs IND

  • 13:22 (IST)

    Aakash Chopra was all praise for Team India pacer Mohammed Shami

    Speaking on YouTube, Aakash Chopra lavished praise on Mohammed Shami for his five-wicket haul and also compared him to Dale Steyn and James Anderson

     “Mohammed Shami’s wrist position isn’t the best in the world? I think it is”, Chopra said.

  • 13:16 (IST)

    Bumrah was in top form as he registered dismissals of Rassie van der Dussen, Keshav Maharaj

    Jasprit Bumrah was in top form and took two wickets on Day 4 to leave South Africa reeling at 94 for four

    Bumrah registered the dismissals of Rassie van der Dussen and Keshav Maharaj

    Van der Dussen tried to evade a ball that ended up moving in sharply to hit his off stump as he scored 11 runs off 65 balls

    Bumrah then sent a fantastic yorker on leg of Maharaj, which came angling in from outside off

    The batter was aimless in his reaction and saw the ball go past him and hit the stumps 

    Maharaj, who was sent in as the nightwatchman by the hosts, could only muster eight runs off 19 balls

  • 13:11 (IST)

    Indian team batting coach Vikram Rathour had some suggestions for skipper Virat Kohli

    Virat Kohli shouldn’t give up on expansive drives which has got him loads of runs but he does need to be judicious while choosing the right delivery for the perfect execution, feels Indian team batting coach Vikram Rathour

    Kohli has been struggling to deal with balls pitched outside the off-stump

  • 12:41 (IST)

    Centurion Weather Report For Day 5

    After Day 2 being marred by rain, the crucial final day can also be affected by the weather in Centurion

    As per, the weather can be “mostly cloudy with a couple of thunderstorms this afternoon”

    The probability of precipitation is expected around 65 per cent while the probability of thunderstorms is around 39 per cent

  • 12:38 (IST)

    Hello and welcome to Day 5 of the 1st SA vs IND Test !

    Hello and welcome to the Live Blog of Day 5 of the first Test between South Africa and India at the SuperSport Park in Centurion

    The match is well poised as India need six wickets for a win while the home team are in need of 211 more runs to win

    The Virat Kohli-led Team India will rely again on the expertise of their pacers to get them the much-needed wickets

    However, all of this will only be possible if the weather permits.

    So lets keep our fingers crossed and stay tuned for some Live action !

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