Virender Sehwag's record-breaking innings was not enough to put India in a winning position as South Africa reached stumps on day four of the first Test on 131 for one in their second innings.

Having compiled the fastest triple century in Test history on Friday, Sehwag then passed his own record for most runs scored by an India batsman in a single Test innings by adding the single he needed to his overnight score of 309.

Rahul Dravid also scored a century for the hosts, but the Proteas made their own mark with the ball, effecting something of a collapse as the hosts were all out for 627 at tea - a lead of 87 runs.

Neil McKenzie then struck a half century in the evening session to give his side a lead of 44 and put the match on the brink of a draw.

India had started the day 72 runs short of the Proteas' first-innings total of 540 but with nine wickets in hand.

Sehwag quickly scored the run he needed to set a new milestone of 310 when he flicked Dale Steyn's first delivery of the day to long leg for a single.

Finally he dismissed for 319 when he got a thick outside edge to a makhaya ntini delivery. Thus the sehwag paradise on chepauk and eventhough his knock match going almost into a drawn stage. We will wait and see what going to happen in the last day.


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