SA v Ind highlights today – First freedom test day one from Newlands, Cape Town (South Africa) Friday 5th January 2018. For a very long time, Indian team played many series at home which means their first test can be much difficult in South Africa because of the weather and pitch conditions.
India had not lost any series during this time at home. India had not won any series against South Africa in South Africa for past twenty-five years and now they have a chance because their team performance and players form is on top position.
South Africa won the toss and chose to bat first.
India team/playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan, M Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah.
South Africa team/playing XI
Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Kagiso Rabada.
Match Timings: 10.30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
India tour of South Africa 1st Test Highlights
Umpires – Michael Gough, Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpires – Paul Reiffel
Match Referee – Chris Broad
Reserve Umpire – Bongani Jele
Match number – Test no. 2292