IND vs SA 2nd Test: Mayank Agarwal Brilliant Century in Second Consecutive Match, India Score 273/3

IND vs SA 2nd Test
  • Virat Kohli 63 and Ajinkya Rahane 18 not Out by the End of the First Day’s Play
  • Mayank Agarwal Scored 108 Runs in 195 Balls and Cheteshwar Pujara Scored 58 Runs in 112 Balls.

IND vs SA 2nd Test: India scored 273 for 3 in the first innings of the second match of the three-Test series against South Africa. On the first day of the Test, on Thursday, Indian captain Virat Kohli decided to bat first by winning the toss. Mayank Agarwal hit a 108-run knock, scoring his second consecutive century. He scored 215 runs in the last Test. Mayank is the second opener to score two consecutive centuries against South Africa. Earlier in 2010, Virender Sehwag did this in a series of two Tests. He scored 109 in Nagpur and 165 in Kolkata.

Kohli was unbeaten on 63 and Ajinkya Rahane scored 18 by the end of the day’s play. Both shared a 75-run partnership for the fourth wicket. Earlier Mayank Agarwal hit 16 fours and 2 sixes in 195 balls. Cheteshwar Pujara scored 58 runs. Both were caught by Kagiso Rabada at the hands of Faf Duplessis. Earlier, Rabada also sent Rohit Sharma to the pavilion. Rohit scored 14 runs and was caught by Quinton de Kock.

Pujara-Mayank shared 138 runs

IND vs SA 2nd Test: Pujara-Mayank shared 138 runs

Pujara-Mayank shared a century partnership for the second wicket. The two shared a 138-run partnership. Pujara hit a career-high 22nd fifty. When Rohit was out, Team India scored 25 runs. After this, India got their second blow for 163 runs. IND vs SA 2nd Test.

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Kohli left Ganguly behind

This is Kohli’s 50th Test as a captain. He is the second Indian captain to achieve this feat. Earlier, Mahendra Singh Dhoni captained 60 matches from 2008 to 2014. At the same time, Sourav Ganguly led the team in 49 matches from 2000 to 2005.

Umesh Yadav in place of Hanuma Vihari in Indian team

Umesh Yadav replaced Indian all-rounder Hanuma Vihari in the playing XI. On the other hand, South Africa made a change, replacing Enrique Nortje in the squad, replacing Dan Pete.

Plaing XI

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav, Riddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Tenba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Enrique Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Senuran Mutusamy

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