India Register Fantastic 203-Run Victory Over South Africa, Twitterati Celebrates Virat Kohli & Co.'s Big Win in 1st Test Match 2019
India’s magnificent victory over South Africa by 111 runs send Twitter into a buzz. Indian cricket fans started hailing Team India on Twitter for their outstanding victory over the Proteas in the first Test in Visakhapatnam. India set up a mammoth 395-run target for Proteas in the 2nd innings, which the Faf du Plessis side totally failed to chase. While Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal bagged limelight in the batting zone, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami starred with their bowling efforts. IND Beat SA By 203 Runs | India Vs South Africa, Highlights And Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
While Ashwin took 8 wickets, Jadeja bagged 6 and Shami bagged 5 wickets in the match. Shami and Jadeja crushed South Africa’s batting on the Day 5. A flood of tweets hit Twitter after India’s pleasing victory. Have a look at some of the tweets.
Well Played India!
Sunil Gavaskar giving standing ovation to Rohit for his 100!!
What A Sight!!
Well played @ImRo45#INDvSA
— Sudhir SRKian (@sud_tyagi) October 5, 2019
Shami takes the final wicket – his fifth of the innings – and closes out a big win for India. That's 40 more ICC World Test Championship points in their kitty!#INDvSA SCORECARD 👇https://t.co/dCGJ4Pcug5pic.twitter.com/HlTk4dU3Kz
— ICC (@ICC) October 6, 2019
Earlier, India hit 502-7 in the first innings with a double century by Mayank Agarwal (215) and a century by Rohit Sharma (176). South Africa were bowled out for 431 in the first innings, hence giving a 71-run lead to India. Sharma again stormed in the 2nd innings smashing a century (127) and India set up a huge target of 395 for South Africa. India Beat South Africa by 203 Runs in 1st Test 2019 in Visakhapatnam, Take 1-0 Lead in Three-Match Series.
On Day 5, South Africa needed 384 more runs to win while India needed to take 9 wickets for win. Shami and Jadeja crushed the Proteas batting with their incredible bowling and South African batsmen were helpless to evade the batting collapse. India now lead the three-match Test series 1-0. The 2nd Test match will start on October 10 and will be played at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Earlier, the three-match T20I series between India and South Africa ended in a draw 1-1.