India Outclass South Africa By 203 Runs To Take 1-0 Series Lead
Rohit Sharma's twin tons, Mayank Agarwal's double century and Ravichandran Ashwin's 7-wicket haul helped India to a convincing 203-run win over South Africa
Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal put up a 317-run opening partnership for India in the first innings (All images courtesy AFP)
Mayank Agarwal made his maiden Test ton even more memorable by converting it into a double century on Day 2
Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock were the only positives for South Africa in an otherwise forgettable match. The left-handers both scored centuries as South Africa batted out the entirety of Day 3
Ravichandran Ashwin was India's star with the ball in South Africa's first innings, picking up 7 wickets. It was Ashwin's 27th 5-wicket haul. He later reached 350 Test wickets, tying with Muttiah Muralitharan as the fastest bowler to reach the milestone
Rohit Sharma lit up his first match as a Test opener by scoring a second century in the second innings.
Mohammed Shami, who is known for coming to life bowling in the second innings, took five wickets as he steamrolled through the South African batting order