Venomous Steyn leaves India reeling

India were 183/6 in 56 overs with MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh showing resistance against the South African bowlers when bad light interrupted the play on Day 1

updated: December 26, 2010 15:20 IST
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Take a green, pacy pitch, add overcast conditions, and unleash perhaps the world's best new-ball attack on it. That's what awaited India's batsmen at Kingsmead, and though they responded marginally better than they did in the first Test in Centurion, another exhibition of top-class fast bowling from Dale Steyn put South Africa in charge. Several of the batsmen got starts, but then either played poor strokes or received near unplayable deliveries - everyone got into double-digits but the highest score was VVS Laxman's 38.


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