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In Pics, South Africa vs India, First Test, Day 1 at Cape Town

Cricketnext Staff | January 5, 2018, 8:06 PM IST
In Pics, South Africa vs India, First Test, Day 1 at Cape Town

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South Africa's batsman AB de Villiers raises his bat after scoring a half-century during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Mohammed Shami bowls a delivery during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls a delivery during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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AB de Villiers raises his bat as he celebrates scoring a Half-Century during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India. (Image: AFP)

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Jasprit Bumrah reaches out for a ball during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls a delivery during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Jasprit Bumrah bowls to AB de Villiers during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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AB de Villiers celebrates scoring a Half-Century during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Jasprit Bumrah in action during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar in action during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Jasprit Bumrah delivers a ball during day one of the First Test between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates the dismissal of Dean Elgar during the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar in action during the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Aiden Markram plays a shot during the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after dismissing Aiden Markram during the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bowler Mohammed Shami during the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket on the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar in action during the first day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and India at Newlands cricket ground in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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Indian cricket team stand for the national anthem during Day One of the First Test match between South Africa and India in Cape Town. (Image: AFP)

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South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis and India's captain Virat Kohli toss the coin. (Image: AFP)

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The Indian players are warming up ahead of the toss. (Image: News18)

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Indian bowler Hardik Pandya delivers a ball during a net practice in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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Cheteshwar Pujara avoids a ball during a practice in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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Indian batting cricket coach Sanjay Bangar interacts with media during a news conference in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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Indian fielder Wriddhiman Saha dives for a ball during a practice in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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Indian batting cricket coach Sanjay Bangar fields media questions during a news conference in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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Ishant Sharma delivers a ball during a net practice in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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Indian batting cricket coach Sanjay Bangar at a news conference in Cape Town, South Africa. (Image: AP)

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South African team captain Faf du Plessis waits for Indian captain Virat Kohli to join him for the toss. (Image: News18)

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The Indian players are warming up ahead of the toss. (Image: News18)

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The Indian players are warming up ahead of the toss. (Image: News18)

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Both sets of fans are already starting to flock the stadium. (Image: News18)

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The Indian players are warming up ahead of the toss. (Image: News18)

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