The first day of the Test series being played between India and South Africa has come to an end, the batsmen of India showed a great game today.
After winning the toss and batting first, the Indian team started the innings by Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma, but Rohit, who scored a century in both innings of the match, was out by scoring only 14 runs.
After this Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara batted excellently, Mayank scored the second century of the series.
Mayank faced 108 balls with an innings of 108 runs which included 16 fours and 2 sixes, Pujara also played a good innings of 58 runs.
After this, captain Kohli and Rahane did not let the team do any more damage, Kohli also completed his half-century and is at the crease scoring 63 runs, while Rahane is playing with him by 18 runs.
India have scored 273 for 3 wickets till the end of the first day's play today.
Kagiso Rabada took all three wickets for South Africa.
These big records broken
1- Mayank Agarwal became the third batsman to score a century in his first two matches played in India.
2- Mayank became the second batsman after Virender Sehwag to score a century in 2 consecutive matches against South Africa.
3- Mayank Agarwal has become the highest Indian batsman to score Test runs this year, he has scored 487 runs in 5 matches at an average of 60.87 this year.
4- Virat Kohli has become the highest run-scorer batsman against South Africa as captain.
5- This is only the fourth time in a series that Indian openers have scored 4 centuries.
6- Mayank Agarwal has become the highest average Indian batsman to score at least 500 runs.
7- Mayank became the second batsman of India and 7th batsman of the world to score 2 Test centuries this year.