India vs South Africa 1st Test at Centurion, 26 Dec, 2021

Toss: India, who chose to bat
India 327/10 (105.3)  &  174/10 (50.3)
South Africa 197/10 (62.3)  &  191/10 (68)
India won by 113 runs
Man of the Match: Lokesh Rahul

    Over 1.4 Lungi Ngidi bowls it short of length to Lokesh Rahul, Boundary! Stands tall, gets on his toes and punches crisply through point for four.

    Over 2.5 Kagiso Rabada bowls a good length delivery to Mayank Agarwal, Boundary! Gets squared up in defence. A thick outside edge down to the third man fence for four. 

    Over 5.6 Marco Jansen bowls a good length delivery to Shardul Thakur, Boundary! Gets forward and pushes at it and squirts it off a thick edge wide of gully. Runs away for four.

    Over 6.5: Boundary!. Kagiso Rabada to Lokesh Rahul,

    Over 15.6: Boundary!. Marco Jansen to Lokesh Rahul,

    Over 16.1: Boundary!. Lungi Ngidi to Cheteshwar Pujara,

    Over 18.3 Lungi Ngidi bowls a pitched up delivery to Lokesh Rahul, Boundary! Moves across in the crease and flicks it through square leg for four

    Over 24.1 Lungi Ngidi bowls a pitched up delivery to Virat Kohli, Boundary! Gets across the line and wrists away nicely between short mid-wicket and square leg and he opens the account in style. 

    Over 25.4: Boundary!. Willem Mulder to Virat Kohli,

    Over 28.5: Boundary!. Kagiso Rabada to Virat Kohli,

    Over 29.5 Willem Mulder bowls it short of length to Cheteshwar Pujara, Boundary! Gets on top of the bounce and pulled away to the deep mid-wicket fence for four.

    Over 30.5 Kagiso Rabada bowls a good length delivery to Virat Kohli, Boundary! Paying with an angled bat too to play it to the right of backward point. Rabada bowled short of length and allowed the batter to use his hands on the back foot

    Over 33.3 Lungi Ngidi bowls it short of length to Ajinkya Rahane, Boundary! Stands back and upright, and runs his hands through the punch in front of square on the off-side for four!

    Over 34.3 Marco Jansen bowls a pitched up delivery to Cheteshwar Pujara, Boundary! Comes on to the front foot and  whip-driven away through long-on for four

    Over 36.3 Marco Jansen bowls a pitched up delivery to Ajinkya Rahane, Boundary! Leans into one with some width, opens the face, and laces a square drive to the deep backward point fence for four!

    Over 36.5 Marco Jansen bowls a half volley to Ajinkya Rahane, Boundary! Comes on to the front foot and driven along the ground to the sweeper cover fence for four.

    Over 38.6 Marco Jansen bowls a pitched up delivery to Ravichandran Ashwin, Boundary! Leans in to a wide half-volley and flays that through deep backward point for four

    Over 39.3 Kagiso Rabada bowls a half volley to Rishabh Pant, Boundary! Leans into a good length ball and reaches the pitch of it, checks a beautiful drive through the gap in the extra cover region for four

    Over 40.2 Marco Jansen bowls a half volley to Rishabh Pant, Boundary! Gets across to clip it away towards the deep square leg fence for four

    Over 40.4 Marco Jansen bowls a good length delivery to Rishabh Pant, Boundary! Gets forward and  almighty flash, Bavuma leaps to take a catch at backward point but that's flown over him to square third man for four

    Over 42.5 Willem Mulder bowls a half volley to Ravichandran Ashwin, Boundary! Leans into a checked drive through long-on for four! Outstanding shot!

    Over 46.2 Willem Mulder bowls a back of length delivery to Rishabh Pant, Boundary! Gets forward and looks to whip it away and it runs away fine for four. Poor delivery

    Over 46.3 Willem Mulder bowls a pitched up delivery to Rishabh Pant, Boundary! Charges down and slogs! His bottom hand comes off and he has sliced this over mid-off. Still has enough legs to go for four

    Over 47.2 Kagiso Rabada bowls it short of length to Rishabh Pant, Boundary! Gets on top of the bounce and pulled away to the deep mid-wicket fence for four.

    Over 50.1 Marco Jansen bowls a good length delivery to Jasprit Bumrah, Boundary! Gets wait for the ball on the back foot and guides it away down to the third man fence for four.