South Africa vs India 1st Test at Cape Town, 05 Jan, 2018

Toss: South Africa, who chose to bat
South Africa 286/10 (73.1)  &  129/10 (41.2)
India 209/10 (73.4)  &  135/10 (42.4)
South Africa won by 72 runs
Man of the Match: Vernon Philander
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar 13 * (41)

Over 14.6Hardik Pandya bowls good length delivery to Aiden Markram, and he is caught by the fielder in the infield.He is Caught

Over 16.4Hardik Pandya bowls good length delivery to Dean Elgar, gets an outside edge which is caught by the Keeper.He is Caught

Over 21.3  Mohammed Shami bowls a back of length delivery to Hashim Amla,  out Caught by Rohit!! Amla has a double failure in the match. Went to punch this rising short of length delivery outside off and couldn't keep it down. Low to gully where Rohit scooped the ball up.

Over 25.5  Mohammed Shami good length delivery to Kagiso Rabada, out Caught by Kohli!! Angled in on a short of length and making Rabada play. The bat face was pointing towards mid-wicket and the edge flew to the cordon. Good catch.

Over 28.4 Jasprit Bumrah bowls it short of length to Faf du Plessis, out Caught by Saha!! du Plessis was lunging forward to defend.A slight tickle of the glove and off he walks.An absolute brute from Bumrah.

Over 30.4 Jasprit Bumrah bowls a back of length delivery to Quinton de Kock, out Caught by Saha! de Kock stays on the front foot and looks to play inside the line, the ball takes the this inside edge and easy catch to Saha behind the stumps.

Over 33.4  Mohammed Shami good length delivery to Vernon Philander, out LBW! Bowls that inducker which rushes off the seam and beats the inside edge, raps the kneeroll and Umpire raise the finger.

Over 38.4 Bhuvneshwar Kumar good length delivery to Keshav Maharaj, out Caught by Saha!! Pitched up outside off, in the corridor of uncertainty, holds its line and a meek push by Maharaj, draws the edge.Easy catch to Saha.

Over 40.2 Bhuvneshwar Kumar good length delivery to Morne Morkel, out Caught by Saha!! Morkel stays on the front foot and throws his hands in front of his face to protect himself and the ball lobs off the glove to Saha. Easy catch.

Over 41.2 Jasprit Bumrah good length delivery to AB de Villiers, out Caught by Bhuvneshwar Kumar!!  AB went for the slog and timed it well, just didn't get the elevation needed to clear deep mid-wicket. Bhuvi settled himself under the high ball and took it calmly.