India defeated South Africa by 203 runs in the first Test match played in Visakhapatnam. With this win over South Africa, the Indian team has also taken a 1-0 lead in the 3 Test series.
After scoring 11 runs for one wicket, the South African team, looking for 384 runs on the fifth day, collapsed after scoring 191 runs in 63.5 overs.
For South Africa, Dan Pete scored a half-century, scoring 56 runs in 107 balls. While Senuran Muthusemi contributed an unbeaten 49 runs. Both added 91 runs for the 9th wicket.
Mohammad Shami took 5 wickets in the second innings for India. While Ravindra Jadeja had 4 successes. At the same time, Ravichandran Ashwin had to be satisfied with one wicket this time.
Rohit became number 1 in 4 maharicords
1. Rohit Sharma scored a century in both innings of his first Test matches as an opener. He became the first opening batsman in the world to do so.
2. In this Test match against South Africa, Rohit hit 6 sixes in the first innings and 7 sixes in the second innings. Rohit set a world record for most sixes as an opener in a Test match with 13 sixes.
3. Rohit Sharma had already scored 303 runs in the Test match while opening. With these 303 runs, Rohit surpassed Shikhar Dhawan for the most runs scored in a match. Dhawan scored 187 in the opening test while opening.
4. Rohit had the most sixes in a Test cricket match overall with 13 sixes. In this case he defeated Pakistan's Wasim Akram (12 sixes).
ICC World Test Championship point table
The Indian team sits first in the ICC World Test Championship. India has reached 160 points in its account. This was India's third Test match at the World Test Championship. India won 160 points by winning all three matches.