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South Africa vs India, 1st Test Commentary, Live Updates

SA vs IND, 2018 - Test Live Commentary

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Match Ended   
286&130
209&135 (42.4)
South Africa beat India by 72 runs
  • Player of the Match
    Vernon Philander
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Match Info
  • Venue Newlands, Cape Town
  • Weather Sunny
  • Toss South Africawon the toss and elected to bat
  • Result South Africa beat India by 72 runs
  • Player of the Match Vernon Philander
  • Umpire Michael Gough (ENG), Richard Kettleborough (ENG) and Paul Reiffel (AUS)
  • Referee Chris Broad (ENG)
Match Notes
  • Stumps: India 28/3 in 11.0 overs
  • Referral 1 (2.4 ovs): SA against M Vijay (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, IND: 2)
  • Innings Break: South Africa 286/10 in 73.1 overs
  • South Africa 250/7 in 58.3 overs
  • Tea: South Africa 230/7 in 53.0 overs
  • K Maharaj dropped on 0 by U Khawaja in 46.2 overs
  • South Africa 202/5 in 44.2 overs
  • 6th wkt Partnership: 50 off 39 balls between De Kock (31) and V Philander (19)
  • Drinks: South Africa 164/5 in 39.0 overs
  • South Africa 150/5 in 36.3 overs
  • Referral 1 (35.3 ovs): IND against Du Plessis (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, IND: 2) (Retained)
  • Du Plessis 16th Test fifty: 53 runs in 98 balls (10x4) (0x6)
  • 4th wkt Partnership: 101 off 134 balls between De Villiers (57) and Du Plessis (41)
  • Lunch: South Africa 107/3 in 26.0 overs
  • South Africa 102/3 in 25.1 overs
  • De Villiers 41st Test fifty: 51 runs in 55 balls (10x4) (0x6)
  • 4th wkt Partnership: 51 off 63 balls between De Villiers (33) and Du Plessis (16)
  • South Africa 51/3 in 14.1 overs
  • Drinks: South Africa 42/3 in 13.0 overs
  • Jasprit Bumrah makes his Test debut for India
  • Stumps: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • 1st wkt Partnership: 52 off 85 balls between A Markram (34) and D Elgar (18)
  • South Africa 52/0 in 14.1 overs
  • Drinks: South Africa 27/0 in 10.0 overs
  • Innings Break: India 209/10 in 73.4 overs
  • India 200/9 in 69.3 overs
  • Tea: India 185/7 in 61.0 overs
  • India 153/7 in 54.2 overs
  • 8th wkt Partnership: 53 off 74 balls between H Pandya (47) and B Kumar (2)
  • H Pandya 2nd Test fifty: 51 runs in 46 balls (10x4) (0x6)
  • Drinks: India 127/7 in 48.0 overs
  • India 100/7 in 42.3 overs
  • India 92/7: W Saha lbw b Dale Steyn 0(8)
  • Referral 4 (41.4 ovs): W Saha against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, IND: 0)
  • H Pandya dropped on 15 by D Elgar in 41.3 overs
  • Referral 3 (37.4 ovs): H Pandya against SA (Caught) Successful (SA: 1, IND: 1)
  • Lunch: India 76/4 in 36.0 overs
  • India 57/4: R Sharma lbw b Kagiso Rabada 11(59)
  • Referral 2 (28.2 ovs): R Sharma against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, IND: 1)
  • India 53/3 in 26.2 overs
  • Drinks: India 45/3 in 24.0 overs
  • Stumps: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • Tea: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • Lunch: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • Rain Stoppage: South Africa 65/2 in 20.0 overs
  • V Philander 12th Test 5-wicket haul: 5/42 (15.3)
  • Referral 5 (37.1 ovs): SA against R Ashwin (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, IND: 1)
  • India 103/7 in 35.0 overs
  • Tea: India 82/7 in 29.0 overs
  • India 82/7: W Shah lbw b K Rabada 8(19)
  • Referral 4 (28.6 ovs): W Shah against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, IND: 1) (Retained)
  • India 71/4: V Kohli lbw b V Philander 28(40)
  • Referral 3 (21.4 ovs): V Kohli against SA (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 2, IND: 1)
  • Drinks: India 52/3 in 15.0 overs
  • India 50/3 in 14.5 overs
  • Referral 2 (6.5 ovs): M Vijay against SA (Caught) Successful (SA: 2, IND: 2)
  • Referral 1 (2.2 ovs): M Vijay against SA (LBW) Successful (SA: 2, IND: 2)
  • Lunch: South Africa 130/10 in 41.2 overs
  • Innings Break: South Africa 130/10 in 41.2 overs
  • South Africa 100/7 in 35.3 overs
  • Referral 3 (33.6 ovs): IND against K Maharaj (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, IND: 1)
  • South Africa 94/7: V Philander lbw b M Shami 0(10)
  • Referral 2 (33.4 ovs): V Philander against IND (LBW) Unsuccessful (SA: 1, IND: 2)
  • Drinks: South Africa 92/6 in 30.4 overs
  • South Africa 92/6: De Kock c W Saha b J Bumrah 8(9)
  • Referral 1 (30.4 ovs): IND against De Kock (Caught) Successful (SA: 2, IND: 2)
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Who will win the Match

PlayerRunsAvg.
Virat Kohli IND28647.66
AB de Villiers SA21135.16
Dean Elgar SA20741.40
Hashim Amla SA20333.83
Faf du Plessis SA18330.50
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PlayerWicketsEco.
Vernon Philander SA152.47
Kagiso Rabada SA152.91
Mohammed Shami IND153.06
Jasprit Bumrah IND143.14
Morne Morkel SA132.64
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