Ind SA T2 Pics: SA’s Fruitless Days under the Eden Gardens Sun

sa a tiring second day

Even as South Africa returned to the pavilion a tired, wary lot at the end of the second day’s play of the third Test at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, little did they know what they were in for on the third day when the challenge to stay the no.1 Test team went up by notches.
Here are a few pics and the options that the South African captain, Graeme Smith, turned to and failed to come up with vital breakthroughs.

graeme smith dale steyn

Dale Steyn was the hero of the first Test in Nagpur. Here he tried better on the third day. But suffice it to say, the bowlers continued to struggle against the fielding which was less than desired from their team.

morne morkel 2

Morne Morkel is still learning the art with an enormous responsibility. Although he has impressed immensely, the team management feels he needs to turn up with more consistent spells if South Africa are to stay on top.

paul harris struggles
Paul Harris has been forced to tend a negative line on this tour. Predictably the Indians were not going to let him go in that fashion for too long.

jacques kallis graeme smith

Even discussing options with the powerhouse all rounder, Jacques Kallis, failed to yield a reasonable challenge for South Africa in this India South Africa series.

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