Stand-in captain KL Rahul (19), who is leading India in the absence of injured Virat Kohli, was at the crease along with Hanuma Vihari (4). India are leading the series 1-0, having won the Centurion Test by 113 runs.
Ahead of the second Test at Johannesburg, India captain Virat Kohli suffered an upper back spasm. Kohli is under observation of the BCCI medical team.
Catch Day 1 highlights and cricket scores of second South Africa vs India Test match being played at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. In reply to India's 202, Proteas were 35/1 at the close of play.
Experienced top-order batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane need to do more to keep upcoming batsmen like Shreyas Iyer out of the Indian Test Playing XI.
Check match and telecast details of the second South Africa vs India Test match. India lead the three-match series and they are chasing their first-ever Test series win in South Africa.
Virat Kohli kicked up a storm by stating that he was never asked to reconsider leaving the T20 captaincy as asserted by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, a claim also made by chief selector Chetan Sharma.
India are already 1-0 up in the three-match Test series against South Africa having won the first game at Centurion by 113 runs. Virat Kohli's men are aiming for their first Test series win in the Rainbow Nation.
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.
It was a mixed 2021 for the Indian cricket team. Test success in Australia was a definite high and history is beckoning India in South Africa in what is likely to be a challenging 2022.
Days after Virat Kohli quit T20I captaincy, Sourav Ganguly said that the BCCI had asked the superstar batter to reconsider his decision. But Kohli denied the BCCI president's statement.
India won the first Test against South Africa by 113 runs, but they will lose one point from their ICC Men's World Test Championship tally due to the slow-over rate.
India defeated South Africa by 113 runs on Thursday to register their first-ever Test win in Centurion. Skipper Virat Kohli feels that beating the Proteas at the venue was the "most difficult" challenge for them in the Rainbow Nation.
After India defeated South Africa in the first Test match of the current series, Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to praise the Indian cricket team.
BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.
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.
India’s fourth win in South Africa came in 21 Test matches. India’s other victories over the Proteas came at Johannesburg by 123 runs in 2006, by 87 runs at Durban in 2010 and by 63 runs at Johannesburg in 2018.
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.
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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