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Buoyant India target maiden win in South Africa

Virat Kohli will be back to lead India

By: Sarwar Alam

Virat Kohli’s India head for a gruelling tour of South Africa on Wednesday looking for a record-breaking tenth straight Test series triumph, but they will have to overcome a reputation for being bad travellers. India, who beat New Zealand, England and Australia in a powerful home season to consolidate their number one Test ranking, celebrated their last major away victory in 2008-2009 when they beat the Kiwis 1-0 in a three-Test series. “Looking forward to the South Africa tour, it’s going to be a different challenge,” said Rohit Sharma, who captained the Indian limited-overs side in Kohli’s recent absence. “But I want…

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