In the middle order, both Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have been chosen. South Africa's left-arm fast bowler Marco Janssen is making his Test debut, while all-rounder Viaan Mulder and Keshav Maharaj are the team's sole spinners.
26 Dec 2021 08:51 PM
India : 272/3
26 Dec 2021 04:10 PM
The players are back for a second season.
Break at 3:35 PM -
India has 83/0 in 28 overs.
Lunch! Mayank Agarwal takes the penultimate delivery of the session from spinner Keshav Maharaj for a single. And with that, the first session on India comes to a close. So far, their opening duo of KL Rahul and Agarwal has performed admirably. With seven fours, Agarwal has reduced the deficit to 84 to 46, while Rahul, the more attentive of the two, has smashed four fours in 29 of 84. After electing to bat first, India scored 83 runs in 28 overs at SuperSport Park in Centurion.