Centurion: The ongoing Centurion Test between Team India and Africa has reached a turning point. Chasing a target of 305 runs till the end of the fourth day, South Africa have lost their four wickets. South Africa has scored 94 runs in the fourth day's play. South Africa can be happy that their captain Dean Elgar is at the crease with 52 runs, while Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock are yet to come on the field. South Africa still have to score 211 runs to win.
So far no team has been able to achieve such a big goal at Centurion's SuperSport Park. England had scored the most runs at this ground in the fourth innings in 2019. Chasing the target of 376 runs, England had scored 268 runs. The record of chasing a record target on this ground is also the name of England. In the year 2000, England achieved the target of 251 runs for South Africa by losing 8 wickets. Chasing the target on this ground, South Africa has won six matches. The highest target chased is 226 runs. South Africa achieved this target against Sri Lanka in 1998, losing four wickets in the fourth innings.
On the fifth day, when South Africa will take the field in Centurion, they will need 211 runs to win. In such a situation, a big partnership can win South Africa. South Africa's lower-order batsmen helped the team reach 200 in the first innings as well. The Indian team is well aware of this and they are just six wickets away from victory. Team India's bowlers have bowled superbly in this Test so far and on the fifth day also everyone is hopeful that they will get the last six wickets fast. It is difficult to bat on the fifth day at Centurion Stadium and Team India has a great chance to take a 1-0 lead in the series.