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South Africa vs India (test)

South Africa vs India Match Result (TEST)

| 1st Test, Newlands, Cape Town | 05 January, 2018

Toss won by South Africa (decided to bat)

South Africa beat India by 72 runs

Man of the Match: Vernon Philander

India Squad

Manish Pandey, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar, Washington Sundar, Dinesh Karthik, Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal

South Africa Squad

Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Chris Morris, Vernon Philander, Willem Mulder, AB de Villiers, Heinrich Klaasen, Quinton de Kock, Duanne Olivier, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Morne Morkel

Pitch Report

The pitch report will be available during the match

SWOT Analysis

South AfricaIndia
StrengthBowling attackTop order batting
WeaknessInexperienced middle orderInconsistent middle order
OpportunitiesTo go one up in the seriesTo take a 1-0 lead in the series
ThreatsVirat Kohli, Mohammed ShamiKagiso Rabada, Hashim Amla

Head to Head

South AfricaIndia
Matches won1310
Home Wins88
Away Wins52
Highest Innings Score620 on Thursday, December 16, 2010643 on Sunday, February 14, 2010
Lowest Innings Score79 on Wednesday, November 25, 201566 on Thursday, December 26, 1996

Top Performers

South AfricaIndia
Highest Total Chased210 on Tuesday, January 02, 2007116 on Sunday, November 28, 2004
Lowest Total Defended235 on Thursday, December 26, 1996201 on Thursday, November 05, 2015
Most Prolific BatsmanJacques Kallis - 1734 RunsSachin Tendulkar - 1741 Runs
Highest Individual Score253 by Hashim Amla On Saturday, February 06, 2010319 by Virender Sehwag On Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Most Successful BowlerDale Steyn - 63 WicketsAnil Kumble - 84 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis8/64 by Lance Klusener On Wednesday, November 27, 19967/66 by Ravichandran Ashwin On Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 5154 117
3 New Zealand 3886 102
4 Australia 4599 102
5 England 5029 97
FULL Ranking