The wait is over and the Indian test team has conquered another fortress of their opponent. It is a win in Centurion against South Africa. It took 12 balls after lunch to get over the line for the Indian team.
India won the match by 113 runs after bowling South Africa out for 191 runs in their second innings. It was India’s first-ever win at Centurion. India has a habit of capturing the fortresses of opposing teams. The visitors now lead the three-match series 1-0, with the next match scheduled for January 3-7 at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. With this victory, India became the first Asian team to win a test match against a SENA countries in a calendar year, and it is the second time India has won four tests outside Asia in a calendar year (Brisbane, Lord’s, Oval, Centurion).
Earlier, in the second innings, India’s wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant top-scored with a run-a-ball 34 as the visiting team was all out for 174. South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada and Marco Jansen each took four wickets, while Lungi Ngidi took two. South Africa had been bowled out for 197 by India after scoring 327 in their first innings. As India became the first Asian team to defeat SENA countries, fans and ex-cricketers praised the Indian team’s performance. Here are some of the fan reactions we’ve gathered for you.
Fans were also not behind in praising their team.
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