India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma's maiden ton as opener powers hosts to 202/0 as rain forces early stumps on Day 1

India reached a commanding 202 for no loss before persistent rain forced early stumps on the opening day of the first Test against South Africa on Wednesday.

Press Trust of India, Oct 02, 2019 19:04:03 IST

Visakhapatnam: India reached a commanding 202 for no loss before persistent rain forced early stumps on the opening day of the first Test against South Africa on Wednesday. Going strong at 202 for no loss in 59.1 overs, India were forced to take early tea after clouds gathered over the stadium towards the end of the second session.

India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharmas maiden ton as opener powers hosts to 202/0 as rain forces early stumps on Day 1

At the end of Day 1 of the first Test between India and South Africa, Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten at 115 off 174 balls. Twitter @BCCI

Heavens opened up during the break, delaying the start of the post-tea session at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA stadium. With the rain showing no signs of abating, umpires decided to call off the play for the day.

At the interval, Rohit Sharma was unbeaten at 115 off 174 balls, while Mayank Agarwal was on course for a century, reaching 84 off 183 balls.
Brief Score:

India: 202/0 in 59.1 overs (Rohit Sharma 115 batting, Mayank Agarwal 84 batting; Kagiso Rabada 35/0).

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Updated Date: Oct 02, 2019 19:04:03 IST






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