Team India beat South Africa in first Test by 113 runs to create history

India bundled out South Africa for 191 in their second innings to win the match by 113 runs.

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Published on 30 Dec 2021 11:11 AM GMT

Team India beat South Africa in first Test by 113 runs to create history
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India wrapped the South Africa second innings on 191 and won the opening Test in Centurion by 113 runs. With this the visitors go 1-0 up in the three-match series. Mohammed Shami picked the first wicket after Lunch and R Ashwin scalped the final two wickets in consecutive deliveries to help India win their first Test in Centurion. Temba Bavuma remained unbeaten on 35.

The Proteas started the day on a strong note, scoring runs at a brisk pace before Jasprit Bumrah removed captain Dean Elgar on 77. Mohammed Siraj then joined the act and cleaned up Quinton de Kock on 21. Shami picked up the third wicket of the opening session in form of Wiaan Mulder. It was Bumrah's twin strikes on the fourth evening, which left India on the verge of their maiden win in Centurion. They had previously played two Tests in South Africa's citadel and lost on both occasion.

IND vs SA: What happened in the match?

India were the first one to bat as the visitors piled a gigantic 327/10 in their first innings. In response, South Africa could only manage 197, handing the visitors a 130-run advantage.

South Africa showed some fightback and wrapped the Indian second innings on 174. With 305 required to win, South Africa could only manage 191 in the end.

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