JOHANNESBURG: South Africa defeated India by 7 wickets in the second Test at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg on Thursday night to level the three-match series 1-1. This is India's first defeat in Johannesburg in Test cricket history.
Chasing the victory target of 240 runs set by India, South Africa achieved the target in 67.4 overs. They made 243 for the loss of 3 wickets. South Africa skipper Dean Elgar was the hero for the home team for his unbeaten 96-run knock. He was declared player of the match.
For India, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, and Ravichandran Ashwin picked one wicket each. The third and final Test match will begin on January 11 in Cape Town.