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KL Rahul explains reason behind India’s 7-wicket defeat against South Africa

The second Test between India and South Africa in Johannesburg witnessed some great battles as South Africa won the contest by seven wickets.

KL Rahul, who replaced Virat Kohli, appreciated the opponents and said “If I want to be harsh, the first innings total of 202 was at least 50-60 runs short, we should have scored more and put them under pressure.”

He appreciated Shardul Thakur, who completed his maiden five-wicket haul in Tests and returned with career-best figures (7/61). “Shardul has been superb for us, has won us a lot of games, he bowled well in the first innings and gave us a chance today as well.” Said Rahul.