‘Only 9 mins and 2 overs’: India whitewash Freedom Series after record-win over South Africa

NEW DELHI : India beat South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third and final test to complete a 3-0 series sweep in Ranchi on Tuesday and consolidating their position on the top of the ICC World Test Championship table through a dominant performance.

Debutant spinner Shahbaz Nadeem claimed the last two South African wickets in successive deliveries as the visitors, asked to follow on after conceding a 335-run first-innings lead, were all out for 133 in their second innings, bringing the match to an early end on the fourth day.