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Ist day of boxing day test match between india and south washed out remaining hours in rainy


IND vs SA 1st Test 2023: The first match of the two-Test series between India and South Africa is being played at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. In today’s match, South African skipper Temba Bavuma opted to field after winning the coin toss. Prasidh Krishna made his debut for India and David Bedingham made his debut along with Nandre Berger for South Africa. The first day’s play is over. India’s score is 208/8. Lokesh Rahul is unbeaten after scoring 70 runs.

                    70 * in the crease Rahul


First day’s play ends:-

The first day’s play in Centurion is over. Batting first, Team India scored 208 runs losing eight wickets in 59 overs. Lokesh Rahul is playing after scoring 70 runs. Mohammad Siraj is supporting him at the other end. The first day’s play was cut short due to persistent rain, preventing the full game from being completed. Out of the scheduled 90 overs, 31 overs could not be bowled. To compensate for this, the second day’s play will start 30 minutes earlier.


What happened on the first day?

South Africa’s skipper, Temba Bavuma, emerged victorious in the toss and opted to bowl first. India’s initial performance lacked spark, with Captain Rohit Sharma becoming Rabada’s initial dismissal, managing only five runs on the scoreboard.

After this, Yashasvi Jaiswal left after scoring 17 runs and Shubman Gill left after scoring two runs. The Indian team was in trouble after losing three wickets for 24 runs. In such a situation, Shreyas Iyer and Virat Kohli made the team out of trouble by making a half-century partnership.

Virat Kohli departed after accumulating 38 runs, followed by Shreyas Iyer, who was dismissed after adding 31 runs to the scoreboard. Ravichandran Ashwin chipped in with eight runs, while Shardul Thakur made a valuable contribution of 24 runs. Jasprit Bumrah also returned to the pavilion after scoring one run. However, Lokesh Rahul is stuck at one end. He is playing after scoring 70 runs. Mohammad Siraj is supporting him at the other end. On the second day, Rahul will try to complete his century by scoring runs quickly. Simultaneously, South Africa will endeavor to limit India to a modest total by swiftly securing two wickets.

Kagiso Rabada has taken the maximum of five wickets for South Africa. Nandre Berger has taken two wickets and Marco Jansen has taken one wicket

rabada five wicket

The match has been stopped due to rain. At the time of play being stopped, India had scored 208 runs for eight wickets in the first innings on the first day. KL Rahul is unbeaten after scoring 70 runs. Mohammad Siraj has not opened an account.

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