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Rohit Sharma made a brilliant start to his career as a Test opener, caressing his way to a fourth Test hundred, against South Africa at Visakhapatnam. After Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first, Rohit strode out to the middle with Mayank Agarwal, who had a third opening partner in just his fifth Test.

India will take on South Africa in the first Test of the three-match series starting at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday, October 2.

Board President's XI will take on South Africa in Vizianagaram in the three-day practice game starting on Thursday. The big factor to look out for as far as India are concerned is how Rohit Sharma performs as opener.

Indian captain Virat Kohli was slapped with one demerit point for making 'inappropriate contact' with an opponent during India's nine-wicket loss

Down 0-1 in the three-match T20 series, South Africa roared back to thump India by nine wickets at Bengaluru and square the series 1-1. Beuran Hendricks

Having clinched the second T20 at Mohali to go one up in the series, hosts India will look to further improve their beginning of the new home season

Indian skipper Virat Kohli led from the front with an unbeaten 72 as the hosts went 1-0 up in the three-match T20 series against South Africa at Mohali.

With the first T20 between India and South Africa at Dharamshala completely washed out due to rain, both sides will be keen to register a victory in the second match at Mohali on Wednesday as a win would ensure that the team won’t lose the three-match series.

Back from a successful tour of West Indies, where they tasted success across all three formats, India now begins their home season with a T20 series against South Africa