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