The Proteas clinched the series when they beat India by 135 runs with almost two sessions to spare in the second Test at SuperSport Park on Wednesday to take a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
South Africa now have the chance to complete a clean sweep against the world’s No. 1 ranked team in the final match starting at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium next Wednesday. Thanks to “Man of the match” Lungi Ngidi.
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) 17 January 2018
Lungi Ngidi inspired Proteas on the fifth morning of the second Test at Centurion, winning by 135 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
Ngidi (6/39) was the chief destroyer in the second innings, while Kagiso Rabada (3/47) took all of the other wickets barring a run-out.
Ngidi took 1/51 in India’s first innings, giving his match analysis of 7/90 on his debut.
Ngidi took four wickets on Wednesday morning, adding to the two he had already snapped up on Tuesday evening.
The 21-year-old debutant removed Virat Kohli on Tuesday on his home ground.
Cricket South Africa has congratulated the Standard Bank Proteas on winning the Sunfoil Freedom Test Series against India with a game to spare.