• Thursday, December 08, 2022


Kohli falls cheaply as South Africa hit back in first test

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

By: Sarwar Alam

India started strongly on the first day of the first Test against South Africa at Newlands on Friday, but finished in disarray after a ferocious onslaught by the home team’s fast bowlers. India were 28 for three at the close — with skipper Virat Kohli amongst the victims — after bowling out the hosts for 286. It was a remarkable turnaround after South Africa had been reduced to 12 for three by Bhuvneshwar Kumar inside the first half hour. Counter-attacking batting, led by aggressive half-centuries by AB de Villiers and captain Faf du Plessis, and some wayward bowling by India enabled South Africa to…

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