Washington Sundar was supposed to travel to Cape Town with the ODI members on Wednesday and join the rest of the squad ahead of the ODI series starting January 19th.
KL Rahul, whose best in Test is the eighth position that he attained in November 2017, struck 123 in the first innings and was involved in a 117-run opening partnership with Mayank Agrawal in the first match against South Africa.
India head coach Rahul Dravid and other members of the support staff joined the players in their celebration for New Year 2022 at the team hotel in Centurion. The members cut a cake as well to mark the celebrations.
Indian national cricket team ended the year 2021 on a high with a historic win against South Africa in Century. The 113-run win helped India become the first Asian team to win a Test match at the venue.
Chasing a target of 305 runs, South Africa were never really in the game as Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammad Siraj bowled relentlessly to keep the Proteas at bay in the first SA vs IND Test.
The 2021 started with India breaching the Fortress Gabba in Australia and it couldn't have been a better end as they have now brought down Supersport Park which has been South Africa's citadel for the longest time.
Jasprit Bumrah (3/50) set the tone for the final morning removing the dogged South Africa skipper Dean Elgar (77 off 156 balls) while Mohammed Siraj (2/47) and Mohammed Shami (2/55) also got into the act.
India became the first Asian team to win a Test match in Centurion on Thursday. After setting a 305-run target, India dismissed South Africa for 191 on Day 5 of the first Test. Catch SA vs IND highlights here.
South African pacer Kagiso Rabada said captain Dean Elgar's presence at the crease on the final day would be key to South Africa's chase in the ongoing first Test against India. The home side need 211 runs to win.
India set a 305 target for South Africa in the first Test at SuperSport Park, Centurion. At the close of play on Day 4, South Africa were 94/4. India need six wickets.
Mohammed Shami, who completed a five-wicket haul on Day 3 to help India dismiss South Africa for 197 in their first innings, gave the visitors a dream start by removing Aiden Markram with his third delivery on Day 4.
Catch Day 4 highlights and cricket scores of first South Africa vs India Test match, being played at SuperSport Park, Centurion. Proteas were 94/4, still needing another 211 runs.
Mohammed Shami's five-wicket haul on Day 2 of the first Test match has given India an upper hand against South Africa. South Africa were bowled out for 197 in reply to India's first innings total of 327.
India were 16/1 in their second innings at stumps on Day 3, leading South Africa by 146 runs in the first Test in Centurion. India bowled out the Proteas for 197 with Mohammad Shami taking five wickets for 44 runs in 16 overs.
Mohammed Shami, playing in his 55th Test, took 9896 deliveries to claim 200 Test wickets, Ravichandran Ashwin took 10248 balls.
Mohammed Shami hits the top of Aiden Markram's off stump with a ripper of a delivery on Day 3 of the first Test against South Africa in Centurion. Watch the dismissal here.
The India vs Scotland match lasted only 24.1 overs. With this win, India went ahead of both New Zealand and Afghanistan in terms of net run rate.
A record 140-run opening stand between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma put India on path to a huge win vs Afghanistan. India are now at the fourth spot.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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