IND vs SA 2nd Test Cricket Match Prediction, Pitch Report and Live Streaming

A fierce contest is expected in Newlands, Cape Town, as India (IND) and South Africa (SA) square off in the second Test Cricket Match of India’s tour of South Africa in 2023–2024. Because of their convincing one-inning victory of thirty-two runs in the first Test match. South Africa has the upper hand 1-0 as the series goes on.

India was sent to bat against South Africa in the first innings of the previous match. They quickly suffered a top-order collapse. Nevertheless, KL Rahul’s tenacious performance, together with partnerships from Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer saved the innings. Which ended with a total of 245 runs.

Important wickets from Kagiso Rabada and Nandre Burger of South Africa kept the Indian batting order under pressure. South Africa mounted a valiant counterattack, scoring an impressive 408 runs. Dean Elgar spearheaded the attack with a stunning knock. Almost missing a double century by 15 runs, with important backing from Marco Jansen. Threatening players Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah took significant wickets for India.

IND vs SA: 2nd Test Cricket Match

Date and Time: January 3, 2023, 1:30 pm IST

Venue: Newlands, Cape Town

India fought back in the second innings despite trailing by a substantial 163 runs. A partnership between Shubman Gill and Virat Kohli offered some steadiness despite early dismissals. But India suffered a catastrophic collapse thereafter. South Africa’s relentless bowling attack proved too strong for Kohli’s heroic fifty-seven.

India was eventually bowled out for 131 runs. Once again, Kagiso Rabada, Nandre Burger, and Marco Jansen proved to be crucial players as they helped South Africa take crucial wickets. India is determined to even the series despite South Africa’s dominant lead. The 2nd Test match at Newlands promises to be an exciting affair.

India vs South Africa Match Pitch Report:

The surface at Newlands in Cape Town helps batsmen and pacers equally, giving spinners very little help. In the first overs, there will be a lot of support for fast bowlers because windy conditions are predicted. South Africa defeated India by seven wickets in the most recent Test match to be played here, which took place in January 2022.

IND vs SA Squads:

South Africa:

N Burger, K Jansen, K Rabada, KD Petersen, DG Bedingham, K Verreynne (wk), T de Zorzi, Zubayr Hamza, KD Markram, D Elgar (C), and K Jansen


Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ramichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, JJ Bumrah, Prasadh Krishna, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, S Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Rohit Sharma (C)

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