Virat Kohli has scored 44 and 88 in the Delhi Test © AFP
Virat Kohli has scored 44 and 88 in the Delhi Test © AFP

India skipper Virat Kohli has been dismissed 12 short of is 12th Test ton as he has been trapped in front by Kyle Abbott for 88 in India vs South Africa fourth Test, Day Four at Delhi. Kohli had not scored over 50 in an innings in eight innings before this one. He resumed Day Four unbeaten on 83 and has successfully reached the milestone without much trouble. He has built and excellent partnership with Ajinkya Rahane. who is batting on a half-century as well. Kohli came in at a time when India had lost a couple of quick wickets. India needed him to stay there and guide them out of the situation and he has done exactly just that. Live Cricket Scorecard: India vs South Africa 2015 4th Test at Delhi

Kohli dismissal has brought an end to the 154-run stand for the fifth wicket between him and Rahane. Rahane has looked aggressive today and he will want to get to his century quickly so that India can force a declaration. Wriddhiman Saha is the new batsman for India and he will look to get some runs under his belt as he has not a particularly good series. Live Cricket Updates: India vs South Africa 2015 4th Test, Day 4 at Delhi

The Kohli-Rahane partnership is the highest partnership of the series, surpassing the 98-run stand between Rahane and Ashwin in the first innings. India have a huge lead on the board and South Africa will have to chase down a world record score, if they are to win the match and register a win in the series. India were bowled out for 334 in their first innings and South Africa managed just 121 in theirs. India already lead the series 2-0.