India vs South Africa 1st Test Day 1 LIVE Score: India opt to bat against South Africa
Wriddhiman Saha replaced Rishabh Pant!
Rishabh Pant has been left out of the series opener as India went with Wriddhiman Saha for the first Test against South Africa. Virat Kohli, while addressing the media ahead of the Vizag Test said that in his opinion Saha is the world's best wicketkeeper.
India opt to bat!
Virat Kohli has won the toss and India opt to bat against South Africa in the first Test.
Both openers have got off the mark with boundaries
Philander vs Rohit
The bowler responds by bringing the keeper up to the stumps. Rohit replies with a cut past gully for a boundary
So far, so good for India
South Africa have bowled well but the openers have got past that tricky stage
Fifty partnership up for India
The return to home conditions reflect in the first fifty-plus opening stand for India in ten innings
Fifty for Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma gets to an 84-ball fifty albeit a little streakily
100-run stand and fifty for Mayank
There's no respite for South Africa even after the break. Mayank Agarwal gets to his fifty with a stylish loft over extra cover for six
Piedt takes a caning
India are really bossing this now. Rohit Sharma lofts Piedt for a couple of sixes consecutively