Cricket: Cricket-Rain delays start of play in South Africa-India test


JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Rain delayed the start of play on the fourth day of the second test between South Africa and India the place the hosts want 122 runs to win.

Overnight rain continued into Thursday morning with windy circumstances. The covers have been on the wicket as gentle drizzle fell on the scheduled start of the day’s play at 10am native time (0800 GMT).

If play resumes, South Africa shall be 118-2 as they chase a victory goal of 240 to sq. the collection after shedding the primary test in Pretoria final week.

Captain Dean Elgar (46 runs) and Rassie van der Dussen (11) are the not out batsmen.

(Reporting by Mark Gleeson Editing by Mark Potter)

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