India beat South Africa to clinch Test series

India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli rises his bat as he leaves the field after declearing their first innings during the second day of the second Test cricket match between India and South Africa at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on October 11, 2019.

File: Skipper Virat Kohli struck a dominant century in India's maiden day-night Test to put the hosts on course for a big first-innings lead over Bangladesh on Saturday.


PUNE - India beat South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test in Pune on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Paceman Umesh Yadav and spinner Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each as South Africa, following on, were bowled out for 189 in the final session on day four.

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It was India's record 11th Test series victory on home soil, beating Australia's 10 on the trot.

The final Test is in Ranchi starting October 19.