Ind vs SA: India won First Test, leading the series
News Track 06 October 2019 14:36
New Delhi: The first match of the three-Test series between India and South Africa was played at the YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. In which India defeated the visiting team by 203 runs. With this, India has a 1-0 lead in this three-match series. Chasing a target of 395 runs, South Africa collapsed for 191 runs in their second innings and lost the match by a margin of over 200 runs. In the second innings for South Africa, Dan Pitt scored 56 runs and Aiden Markram scored 39 runs, while Senuran Muthusamy returned unbeaten on 49 runs.
For India, Mohammed Shami took 5 wickets, Ravindra Jadeja 4 and R. Ashwin took 1 wicket. On the fourth day of the match, the visiting team had lost one wicket by scoring 11 runs. At the same time, R Ashwin bowled Theunis de Bruynin the second over on the last day of the match. Brewin scored 10 runs in 25 balls. The third blow to South Africa was in the form of Temba Bavuma, who was clean bowled by Mohammed Shami without opening the account. The fourth blow to South Africa was captain Faf Du- Plessis became the victim of Mohammed Shami by scoring 13 runs from 26 balls.
Shami bowed cleanly to the opposition captain. Quinton De Kock, who scored a century in the first innings, could not last long in the second innings and was clean bowled by Mohammed Shami without opening the account. Dan Pitt has scored a half-century on behalf of the visiting team. Dan Pete has scored 50 runs in 86 balls with the help of 8 fours and 1 six, which is the first half-century of his Test career. This match was in the name of Rohit Sharma because he made many records in this match.