India vs South Africa Live Score, 1st Test: India smell victory on final day

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Author 2019-10-06 11:51:00

Highlights

  • India declared their second innings on 323/4, setting South Africa a target of 395 to win
  • Rohit Sharma struck a second successive hundred in his debut as Test opener (176 and 127)
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8:45 am After another Rohit-day in Vizag, it's time for climax in the first Test, with India smelling victory on the final day, and we, at Timesofindia.com, welcome you back for all the live updates.

On Saturday, Rohit Sharma struck a second successive hundred in his debut as Test opener to help India set South Africa a daunting 395.

The hosts declared their second innings on 323/4 in the final session of day four, with Rohit contributing 127.

Ravindra Jadeja struck early after trapping first-innings centurion Dean Elgar for two in the fourth over of the innings. South Africa were 11/1 at stumps with Aiden Markram, on three, and Theunis de Bruyn, on five, at the crease.

The visitors need another 384 runs and India nine wickets on the final day to get ahead in the three-match series.

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