After winning the first Test at Visakhapatnam by 203 runs, India will host South Africa for the second Test of the 3-match Gandhi-Mandela Trophy at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. This will be the second Test at the home of Maharashtra Cricket Association, after the one against Australia in 2016-17. However, the ground has also hosted 4 ODIs and 2 T20Is.
Brief scores of only Test: Australia 260 (Matt Renshaw 68, Umesh Yadav 4/32) and 285 (Steven Smith 109; R Ashwin 4/119) beat India 105 (KL Rahul 64; Steve O'Keefe 6/35) and 107 (Cheteshwar Pujara 31; Steve O'Keefe 6/35) by 333 runs. Player of the Match: Steve O'Keefe.
Here are the numbers from the Test.
Below are the First-Class records on the ground.
|Highest First-Class total||764/6 decl.||Maharashtra|
|Lowest First-Class total||85||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Highest First-Class score||327||Kedar Jadhav|
|Best First-Class figures||7/52||Sachin Chaudhari|