The young Indian hitter hit a century in the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. India went on to score 57/2 in the second innings on Thursday, the third day of the match. Along with Pant, Jaspreet Bumra (0 batting: 2 balls) was at the crease. India, who had a 13-run lead in the first innings, now have a 208-run lead. Rishabh Pant, who today shared a 94-run partnership for the fifth wicket with skipper Virat Kohli (4×4 off 29: 143 balls), took full charge of Kohli’s out at 152. Despite nominal support from Ashwin (7), Shardul Thakur (5), Umesh Yadav (0), Mohammad Shami (0) and Jaspreet Bumra (2), he took the strike mostly and scored a century. Pant reached the half century in the first 58 balls .. Kohli played a bit achituchi after the out .. provoked with huge shots at the end.