South Africa vs India 1st Test at Cape Town, 05 Jan, 2018

Toss: South Africa, who chose to bat
South Africa 286/10 (73.1)  &  129/10 (41.2)
India 209/10 (73.4)  &  135/10 (42.4)
South Africa won by 72 runs
Man of the Match: Vernon Philander
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar 13 * (41)

Over 7.5 Morne Morkel bowls it short of length to Shikhar Dhawan, out Caught by (sub)Chris Morris!! Dhawan hopped and fended at it, the ball went off the handle-glove, Morris ran forward to complete the catch.

Over 8.5 Vernon Philander good length delivery to Murali Vijay, out Caught by de Villiers!! Vijay looks to defend and gets an outside edge. Been strange to watch Vijay bat with his movement across the stumps. AB takes a good low catch at slip.

Over 12.2 Morne Morkel good length delivery to Cheteshwar Pujara, out Caught by de Kock!! Pujara was on the crease and trying to defend, the ball is moving around and this one leaves him off the pitch, thus taking the outside edge through to the keeper. 

Over 21.4Vernon Philander bowls pitched up delivery to Virat Kohli, he is struck on the pad and the Umpire has given that out LBW.Out LBW

Over 23.2 Vernon Philander good length delivery to Rohit Sharma, out Bowled! This was a good length delivery outside off stump, Rohit pushes at it way away from the body and drags it back onto the stumps.

Over 24.1 Kagiso Rabada good length delivery to Hardik Pandya, out Caught by de Villiers!! Fullish delivery swinging away outside off stump, Pandya tries to push hard and away from the body, gets a thick edge, AB was quick to move to his right and takes it.

Over 28.5 Kagiso Rabada good length delivery to Wriddhiman Saha, out Lbw!! Saha doesn't have the technique to survive swing, the ball thuds into the front pad, impact on middle. Umpire raises the finger.

Over 42.1 Vernon Philander good length delivery to Ravichandran Ashwin, out Caught by de Kock!! Back of length outside off, Ashwin wants to cut, and it's on to be fair. But he just can't get hold of Kock takes a good catch.

Over 42.3 Vernon Philander good length delivery to Mohammed Shami, out Caught by du Plessis! Shami stays inside the crease and went for a drive away from the body and the ball takes the outside edge and goes where du Plessis takes a safe catch to his left. 

Over 42.4 Vernon Philander good length delivery to Jasprit Bumrah,  out Caught by du Plessis!! Full at the stumps, and that curl on the ball again. Finds the outside edge which dies in front of second slip. Superb from du Plessis to dive forward for the grab.