At the end of the first day of the second test in the series, the first-order scouts took 20 shutters for 5 shutters. Two referees on the pitch had to finish the day's game just before 4.1 overs.
Indian captain Virat Kohli touched a milestone on the day of the draw. He became the second Indian captain after Mahendra Singh Dhoni led India in that test. Win the draw too.
India did not have a good start on batting. Rohit Sharma, who marked a century on both Visakhapatnam test entries, returned quickly. Ravada, who has been bowling brilliantly since the beginning of the day, was caught behind the wicket for an excellent delivery.
Mayank was the second wicket with new scout Pujara after the initial push. The duo added 3 runs to the scorecard. But after catching his second FIFT in the series, Pujara couldn't go very far. He was caught outside the radar stump for 5 runs.
Mayank, however, took the other side and pulled the entrances. Rabada-Philander's rhythm or Keshav Maharaj's turn; Everything is handled very easily. The maharaja pulled two six and two balls and reached six runs. In the next, Philander finished with four fours.
When Mayank's union with Kohli is on the rise, the Protea du Plessis captain is attacked again. The pacemaker also repaid the captain's confidence. Mayank was fired the first time the new spell. Mayank returned the ball outside the marker with a double-handed catcher. In the eight-race entrances, there were four four and four six.
Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane led India to a comfortable position in the fourth wicket with an unbeaten run of 5. South Africa failed to isolate India's captain and vice-captain in the new ball.
Kohli is undefeated in 5 by 5 with 5 races. Rahan Partner Collection 1. Rabada, the most successful player of the day with 5 wickets, gave up 5 runs at 5.4 overs.
India 1st inning: (End of first day) 26/5 at 5.1 above (Mayank 5, Rohit 1, Pujara 1, Kohli 3 *, Rahane 3 *; Philander 1-4 1-6, Tail 6-2-2 1-5, Norkia 1-3-6-5, Maharaja 21-5-6-5, Muthusami 1-3-6-2, Elgar 2-5-6-6)