The third and final match between India and South Africa is being played at the Newlands Ground in Cape Town. The Indian team was all out for 198 in its second innings. Rishabh Pant was the top scorer for the team with 100 runs and was unbeaten, the fourth century of his Test career. India scored 223 in the first innings. In reply, South Africa were bowled out for 210.

In the second innings, the Indian team came down with a 13-run lead. In the second innings, India set a target of 212 against South Africa.

After losing four wickets for 58 runs, captain Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant took the innings and took India to 150 runs. The two had a 94-run partnership for the fifth wicket. Kohli was dismissed for 29 off 143 balls. After this, Ashwin and Shardul Thakur could not do anything special. Ashwin returned with seven and Shardul with five.

The NGD caught Ashwin at the hands of Jensen. After this, Ngidi caught Shardul at the hands of Viren. Umesh Yadav returned to the pavilion at zero. He was caught out by Rabada at the hands of Virin. After nine wickets fell, Pant did not strike out Bumrah and mostly remained on the striker's side and scored a century.

Pant also became the first Asian wicketkeeper to hit a century in South Africa. Even Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kumar Sangakkara have never scored a century on African soil. In South Africa, Dhoni's highest score was 90 and Sangakkara's 89.

Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has scored a century in international cricket after 10 months. He scored the fourth century of his career in the Cape Town Test against South Africa. The last century was made against England in March 2021. Apart from this, he has scored a century against Australia in Sydney in 2019. At the same time, Pante scored his first century in 2018 against England at Kennington Oval.