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India vs South Africa 1st Test, Day 1 at Johannesburg: India cross 250-run mark

MS Dhoni in action on Day One of the first Test against South Africa © AFP
MS Dhoni in action on Day One of the first Test against South Africa © AFP

Dec 18, 2013

 

India have crossed the 250-run mark in their first innings of the first Test against South Africa in Johannesburg. India’s score is at 251 for five after 85 overs on Day One. Ajinkya Rahane is batting on 42 and MS Dhoni is giving company on 14.

 

Virat Kohli has top-scored for India with 119 off 181 balls. He was dismissed by veteran Jacques Kallis in the evening session on Wednesday at the New Wanderers Stadium. Cheteshwar Pujara was run out for 25, while Rohit Sharma scored 14.

 

Openers Shikhar Dhawan (13) and Murali Vijay (6) did not last long after India captain Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first. Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander and Kallis have taken one wicket-a-piece till the 85th over.

 

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