India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st Test at Centurion, Day 5, Full Cricket Score: Visitors register maiden Test win at Centurion
India vs South Africa, Live Cricket Score, 1st Test at Centurion, Day 5, Latest Scorecard and Updates: India have breached the Centurion fortress with a 113-run win. Virat Kohli and Co take a 1-0 lead in the series. The celebration was pretty measured. The visitors know the job is still not done. Just a win at Centurion won't do. It's about winning the Test series this time.
Ricky Ponting said he has never seen a 'worse-performing team in Australia' than the current England side.
India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st Test at Centurion, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Proteas 94/4 at stumps, need 211 to win on final day
India vs South Africa, Live Cricket Score, 1st Test at Centurion, Day 4, Latest Scorecard and Updates: STUMPS on Day 4. Jasprit Bumrah bowls the last over of the day. Maharaj collects a brace off the second, produces a lovely punch through the covers for a boundary off the third, but is dismissed by an inch-perfect yorker from Bumrah that brings the day’s play to an end. Advantage India at the close of play on the fourth day, and it will take an incredible effort from the Proteas to stave off defeat on the final day.
India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st Test, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Visitors reach 16/1 at stumps, lead by 146
India vs South Africa, Live Cricket Score, 1st Test at Centurion, Day 3, Latest Scorecard and Updates: Marco Jansen with the early breakthrough, getting Agarwal caught-behind off his first ball of the innings! Shardul Thakur is sent out to bat as the nightwatchman, getting off the mark with a boundary off the last ball of the day. And that's STUMPS on Day 3, with India ending the day with a 146-run lead with nine wickets in hand. Thanks to a sizeable first innings lead, they’re still favourites to go 1-0 up.
India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st Test Match, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Play called off without a single ball bowled thanks to bad weather
India vs South Africa Live Score, Final Cricket Score and Live Streaming, Latest Updates: Play call off without a ball bowled! What was increasingly appearing the likely outcome has now been officially confirmed by the match officlals, who have declared stumps on Day 2 without a single delivery bowled. Disappointing for both teams involved and for all the fans back home watching on their television sets.
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Rahul and opener partner Mayank Agarwal, set up a strong platform for India with a 117-run stand, enabling the visitors to reach 272 for three at stumps.
India vs South Africa Highlights, Boxing Day Test at Centurion, Full Cricket Score: Visitors dominate Day 1, reach 272/3 at stumps
India vs South Africa Live Score, Final Cricket Score and Live Streaming, Latest Updates: Keshav Maharaj bowls out the final over of the day, signing off with a maiden. India end the day on a commanding position, collecting 272 runs along the way after opting to bat, losing three wickets along the way with Cheteshwar Pujara the only Indian batter to not get off to a start. KL Rahul’s continues to shine away from home with his second overseas ton of 2021 after his 129 at Lord’s. Rahane, meanwhile, is off to an impressive start, racing away to 40 with the help of eight boundaries.
"How England have not seen Broad, with all his experience, such a wonderful Test career, is not going to be bowling a ball on a green top in Brisbane and now not here in Melbourne, that's staggering really," Vaughan said.
The India head coach refused to divulge details of any internal conversation he might have had with the selectors on Virat Kohli's white-ball captaincy, saying it is not for public consumption.
India vs South Africa: Playing in our backyard gives us upper hand against visitors, says Dean Elgar
"I think it's pretty even-stevens. Us playing at home, obviously, gives us a little bit of an upper hand," Elgar said ahead of the Boxing Day Test in Centurion.
Australia captain Pat Cummins didn't know how to channelise his anger after a fellow diner turned out to be COVID-19 positive, forcing him to miss the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
After a nine-wicket thumping in Brisbane and then crashing by 275 runs in Adelaide, Joe Root's team must win at Melbourne Cricket Ground to keep their slim Ashes hopes alive.
For McGrath, too much bromance between England and Australian players, which he largely attributed to IPL and Big Bash, was taking away the required passion while representing the country.
After slumping by nine wickets in Brisbane and then by 275 runs in Adelaide, the visitors will enter the Melbourne Cricket Ground cauldron for the third Test on Sunday needing to win
There is no crowd cap for attendance at the MCG this year and according to local media about 55,000 tickets have already been sold
The Victorian quick had already been training with the side and will provide injury cover for a bowling attack that has torn through England's batting order to take a comfortable 2-0 lead in the series
CSA said in a statement that a joint decision had been taken with the BCCI to bar spectators from the grounds due to the massive surge in coronavirus infections in South Africa.
The five-Test Ashes series will start in Brisbane on 8 December before moving to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and ending in Perth.
Chief executive Nick Hockley said tickets would go on sale Monday with all stadiums sold to their limit except the 100,000-seat Melbourne Cricket Ground which will have an initial capacity of 85 percent.