The top order batsman of South Africa, Hashim Amla, plundered another Test ton and strengthened the position of his team in the opening match vs. New Zealand.
Mahela Jayawardene and Angelo Mathews batted excellently on the second day which belonged to the bowlers as 10 wickets fell and the match was evenly balanced.
India humiliated New Zealand in the 1st Test by a huge margin of an innings and 115 runs due to a magical spell of bowling from Ravichandran Ashwin in the game.
The Indian batsmen piled up massive runs in the first innings and their spinners crushed the batting of New Zealand as the visitors are rushing towards the follow on.
The young middle order batsman, Cheteshwar Pujara, grabbed the opportunity offered to him in the opening Test vs. New Zealand by thrashing a maiden ton.