After missing five Tests for India, three in Australia and two in the West Indies, Ra Ashwin returned with a vengeance, and claimed the first two South African wickets in the first Test match at Visakhapatnam
The ball, as if it has got its own mind, snuck between the boundary padding amid the onslaught from Indian batsmen during the second day's play of the first Test match of the 2019 Freedom Series at Visakhapatnam, but only to get comb out by the South African fielders
The last time South Africa toured India for Tests four years ago, the visitors were thrashed by Virat Kohli's men. Aiden Markram was 20 then and had not yet made his international debut
The highly-rated Shhubman Gill will lead India A in the first of the two four-day matches against South Africa A, with veteran 'keeper Wriddhiman Saha captaining in the second. The teams for both the matches are a mix of experience and youth
Cricket South Africa is sending a team of batsmen and bowlers to participate in a camp that will give prepare the Proteas for Tests and limited overs matches in Indian conditions
South Africa have won just one game at this Cricket World Cup and Jacques Kallis says wholesale changes are not required
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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