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The test series of India against South Africa is keeping the cricket lovers on the edge of their seats.
Today, it’s the first day of the third test match between India vs South Africa

India won the toss and chose to bat against South Africa.

Pujara outshined in the batting line

Cheteshwar Pujara took hold of the team as the third batsman. He added a steady score of 43 out of 77 balls. He pulled off 7 boundaries in his score of 43 runs.

He then made the long walk to the pavilion as Marco Jansen took his wicket with a length ball around the fourth stump line.

South African bowlers proved fatal to Indian batsman

Kannur Lokesh Rahul started the match with Mayank Agarwal but the partnership couldn’t last long. K.L Rahul scored just 12 runs from 35 balls before being taken a wicket by Duanne Oliver.
On the other end, Mayank Agarwal after scoring 15 runs out of 35 balls couldn’t defend the fastball from Kagiso Rabada and got a thick outside towards the second slip.

With losing their openers in a quick session and a string of dot balls, South African bowlers managed to build pressure for the Indian team.

Captain Virat Kohli comes in form after a long time

Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara took hold of the team after the two-star batsman came back to the pavilion.
With such unsteady circumstances, Kohli played slow and steady to not allow any more wickets.
Henceforth, Virat Kohli scored 39 runs from 132 balls but still managed to hit 5 boundaries and a six.

Ajinkya Rahane started fine with 2 boundaries in 12 balls but managed to put on just 9 runs on the scoreboard as Kagiso Rabada took his wicket.

Indian bowlers are no less compared to South African bowlers

Indian cricket team has also got brilliant bowlers in the team. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin are also skilled and experienced with bowling and have played well in the previous matches.

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