Team India did this wonder in Johannesburg in 2006, now the challenge of repeating the record again


India vs South Africa Johannesburg Test match: The second match of the Test series between India and South Africa will start from January 3 in Johannesburg. Earlier, the players of Team India are excited by the victory in Centurion. But he will face a challenge to maintain his performance in Johannesburg. India had a good performance in the first innings of the Centurion Test, but none of the players could last long in the second innings. Talking about Johannesburg, Team India has a good record here. Out of the 5 matches played since 1992, India has won two matches, while three matches were drawn. Now let me tell you an interesting fact…

Team India has defeated South Africa twice badly in Test matches at The Wonders Stadium in Johannesburg. India won the test match held in December 2006 by 123 runs. Under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, India scored 249 runs in the first innings and 236 runs in the second innings in the match which started on 15 December 2006. In response, South Africa were all out for 84 runs in the first innings. For India in this innings, S. Sreesanth took 5 wickets. Whereas in the second innings, the African team was all out for 278 runs. In this way India won by 123 runs.

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Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian team also visited South Africa in the year 2018. During this, India won by 63 runs on this ground. In the match which started on January 24, Team India scored 187 runs in the first innings and 247 runs in the second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli scored half-centuries for India in the first innings. After India, the African scored 194 runs in the first innings and 177 runs in the second innings. In this way he had to face defeat by 63 runs.

Captain Kohli and Team India will face the challenge of repeating the record once again in The Wonders of Johannesburg. Although this is a big factor for Team India, they have experienced players. Pujara and Kohli have played at the Wanderers in the past as well. His team will definitely benefit from this.



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