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.
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.
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.
Virat Kohli, who made his India debut in 2008 in an ODI match against Sri Lanka, has 70 international centuries. But the India Test captain is having a lean phase and his last international ton was 136 against Bangladesh in 2019.
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.
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 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.
Jasprit Bumrah suffered a sprain while bowling the penultimate delivery of the sixth over of the South Africa innings. He scored 14 runs to help India get past the 325-run mark, then dismissed Dean Elgar before walking off the field.
On a pitch spruced up by the second day's persistent rainfall, Lungi made full use of the underlying moisture to finish with figures of 6 for 71 in 24 overs as India lost 7 wickets for 55 runs starting from an overnight score of 272 for 3.
Australia beat England by an innings in the third Test match at MCG to retain the Ashes. It was England’s ninth defeat in 15 Test matches in 2021. Bangladesh also lost the same number of Tests in 2003.
Catch Day 3 highlights and cricket scores of first Test between South Africa vs India at Centurion. Thanks to Mohammed Shami's fifer, India have taken a lead of 146 runs.
Australian bowlers took just a little more than 15 overs on Tuesday morning to whip England by an innings and 14 runs and take a 3-0 lead in the Ashes series in Melbourne. Get here highlights of AUS vs ENG.
What started as a drizzle this morning became a steady downpour in the afternoon and with 90 overs lost in first South Africa vs India Test. India are sitting pretty at 272 for 3 after day one though.
Not a single ball was bowled on Day 2 of the first Test between South Africa vs India at Centurion. At the end of the opening day's play, India were strongly placed at 272 for three in 90 overs.
Australia are moving towards a series-clinching victory having exposed England's weak top order once again in the ongoing Ashes. The hosts had taken an 82-run first-innings lead. Get highlights of AUS vs ENG.
Batting first, India scored 272 for 3 at the close of play with KL Rahul remaining not out on 122. His opening partner Mayank Agarwal contributed 60 while Ajinkya Rahane returned unconquered on 40.
KL Rahul hit an unbeaten century to help India dominate South Africa on the opening day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion. Read Day 1 report of the SA vs IND, Boxing Day Test.
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
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