India lost 9.07 points after their defeat in the Johannesburg Test match against South Africa, but they are still in fourth place in the World Test Championship points table. At the same time, South Africa’s team is at number five with 50 percent points. Australia is currently at number one in this points table, while Sri Lanka is second while Pakistan is present in third place. When India defeated South Africa in the first test match, then this team was at the eighth place in the points table, but after the victory in the second test, this team made a tremendous leap and reached right close to India at number five.
Let us tell you that the Indian cricket team lost the Johannesburg Test match by 7 wickets. In this match, the Indian team had given a target of 240 runs to the Proteas to win. This target was achieved by hosts South Africa on the fourth day of the match on the basis of captain Dean Elgar’s unbeaten 96 for the loss of three wickets. In this match, three sessions could not be played due to continuous rain on the fourth day of the game, but in the fourth session, South Africa got a chance to bat and the team won.
South Africa have now leveled the three-match Test series 1-1 by winning the second Test. In the second test match, captain Virat Kohli was injured due to which he could not play, but now he is fit and it is being said that he will return in the third test match. For India to win the Test series against South Africa for the first time on their soil, it will now be very important to win the Cape Town Test match. The fourth test match between India and South Africa will now be played from January 11.