South Africa vs India 3rd Test Day 3: Third Test to continue despite dangerous Wanderers pitch

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The umpires inspect the pitch at the Wanderers after the players were taken off

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The third Test between South Africa and India at the Wanderers in Johannesburg will continue after the players were taken off towards the end of the third day due to the pitch being too dangerous.

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Pretorius, De Villiers wrap up series for South Africa

Pretorius finished with figures of 3-19 off seven overs

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Pace bowler Dwaine Pretorius took three wickets and captain AB de Villiers scored an unbeaten 60 as South Africa not only waltzed their way to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third ODI in Johannesburg, but also secured an unassailable 3-0 series lead.

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‘I knew this was going to be’ harder than my innings in Adelaide, says Faf du Plessis

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“The position we got to, we’d have liked to win the game and be part of the best Test match ever”

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis has revealed that he knew right from the get go that his match-saving innings of 134 in the first Test against India in Johannesburg would be much harder than his fabulous unbeaten knock of 110 against Australia in the second Test in Adelaide in November 2012.

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‘It would be a totally different ball game’ if the Wanderers pitch was faster, says Vernon Philander

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“I think this wicket is pretty slow and they’ve obviously had time to adjust and get in”

With India firmly in control at the end of the third day of the first Test in Johannesburg, South Africa pace bowler Vernon Phiander has announced that if the pitch at the Wanderers was much faster, then “it would be a totally different ball game”.

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I don’t think South Africa’s pace attack were that ‘threatening at all’, says Virat Kohli

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“Funny because even during the ODIs versus Australia, I was thinking about getting a Test hundred in South Africa”

Just a day after scoring a century in his first Test innings in South Africa, India vice-captain Virat Kohli has announced that he doesn’t believe the Proteas’ pace attack were that “threatening at all”.

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India’s batsmen will feel the heat in South Africa, says Graeme Smith

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“Obviously they’re hugely talented but it’s a very different line-up to the one I’ve become accustomed to playing against”

South Africa captain Graeme Smith has issued a warning to India ahead of the first Test in Johannesburg, saying that they will feel the heat and experience firsthand why the Proteas are the number one Test team in the world.

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