Strong comeback of South Africa, Team India all out for 174 runs

South Africa vs India 1st Test: In the first Test being played at Centurion’s Super Sport Park, the Indian team could only score 174 runs in their second innings. Team India took a lead of 130 runs in the first innings. In such a situation, South Africa got a target of 305 runs.

Fast bowlers Marco Jansen and Kagiso Rabada took four wickets each in the second innings for South Africa. Apart from this, Lungi Ngidi got two successes.

Rishabh Pant scored the highest 34 runs for India in the second innings. During this, six fours came off his bat. While Ajinkya Rahane scored 20, captain Virat Kohli made 18 and KL Rahul scored 23 runs. Once again the lower order of the team failed. R Ashwin 14, Mohammed Shami 01 and Jasprit Bumrah not out on 7 and Mohammad Siraj got out for zero.

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Earlier, India won the toss and decided to bat first and scored 327 runs in their first innings. KL Rahul played a brilliant innings of 123 runs in the first innings for Team India. After the brilliant performance of the batsmen, the bowlers also did wonders and bundled out South Africa for just 197 runs in their first innings.

While Temba Bauma scored the highest 52 runs for South Africa, Mohammed Shami took five wickets for 44 runs for India. Apart from this, Shardul Thakur and Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets each. On the other hand, Mohammad Siraj got a success.


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