IND vs SA: Kagiso Rabada hits new low after streak of no-balls, Marco Jansen knocks down Shaun Pollock to reach top | Locust

Despite inflicting crucial blows on India, South African athlete Kagiso Rabada found his name on a junk list. The 26-year-old has repeatedly passed the ongoing India-South test series, which adds up to over 40 no-balls.

Rabada’s poor show took him to the top of the charts among South African bowlers to throw the most non-balls in a series of tests, involving three games or less. The previous record was held by former South African fast Dale Steyn, who threw 34 balls without balls in 3 tests against England in 2004-05, which was also his first series.

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Meanwhile, taking the opportunity, 21-year-old Marco Jansen set a new record. The fashion designer has recorded 17 layoffs in the series so far, which has seen him overtake former South African captain Shaun Pollock to register the most wickets in the first series.

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Pollock had scalped a total of 16 wickets on his South Africa debut against England in 1995-96.

Most ATMs for SA in the first series (since readmission)

17 Marco Jansen vs Ind 2021/22 *

16 Shaun Pollock vs. Eng 1995/96

14 Vernon vs. Philander from 2011/12

13 Brian McMillan v Ind 1992/93

Jansen is currently the second-largest box office taker in the series after Rabada, who tops the charts with 19 box offices.

Meanwhile, resuming action after the 57/2 score overnight in Cape Town’s decisive game, India captain Virat Kohli helped his side reach 130/4 at lunchtime. The visitors extended their lead to 143 runs and Rishabh Pant (51 *) and Kohli (28 *) will lead the charge for India after the break.

India lost Cheteshwar Pujara (9) and Ajinkya Rahane (1) earlier today.


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