Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune News
Virat Kohli earned 37 points thanks to his highest Test knock and is now only one point adrift of Australia's Steve Smith, sitting on top of Test Rankings.
India vs South Africa: Keshav Maharaj and fast bowler Vernon Philander led South Africa's fightback as they added 109 runs for the ninth wicket.
India vs South Africa: Mayank Agarwal said almost run-a-ball partnership between Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja has put India in driver's seat.
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli slammed a career-best 254 not out as India declared at 601/5, while South Africa staggered to 36/3 at stumps on Day 2 of the 2nd Test at Pune.
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan criticized Test match pitches in India, describing them as "boring" as they favour batsmen.
India vs South Africa: Cheteshwar Pujara feels scoring runs at domestic level has helped Mayank Agarwal a lot and he knows how to convert fifties into big scores.
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli also said that Mohammed Shami doesn't need to be pushed any more as he understands the situation and is ready to deliver every time he's given the ball.
Virat Kohli took to Twitter to share a photograph featuring him and his wife Anushka Sharma.
Mohammad Siraj was almost half-way down the pitch when he slipped and fell flat on the wicket.
"It was my first ball and I was not ready to celebrate. Virat's wicket is always a huge wicket, I was thinking I got a good wicket," said Jadeja.
MS Dhoni has cult status with the Chennai Super Kings fans
MS Dhoni couldn't contribute much with the bat against Rajasthan Royals but the former India captain was the centre of attraction for all the fans at Pune's Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.
When MS Dhoni came out to bat after the fall of Suresh Raina, a fan breached the security barrier and entered the field to touch his feet.
IPL 2018, Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Highlights: CSK thrash RR by 64 runs.
The premier tournament will be played over 51 days at nine venues.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) banned Pandurang Salgaoncar soon after he was seen promising a favourable track to reporters who posed as bookies.
India, who had to bounce back following their shock loss in the series opener, proved their mettle with an all-round effort.