India Vs South Africa Test Match: New Record Made, 23 Wickets Fall On Day 1

India Vs South Africa Test Match: New Record Made, 23 Wickets Fall On Day 1: A lot has been seen on the first day of the Cape Town Test match. The teams of India and South Africa were all out on the same day.

By the end of the day’s play, South Africa had scored 62 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in their second innings. Markram was at the crease after scoring 36 runs and Bedingham after scoring 7 runs.

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India Vs South Africa Test Match

When the day’s play started, South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first but it proved wrong. The batsmen of the South African team kept getting out one after the other. No one could stand before the power of Siraj and Bumrah.

The South African team was all out against India on the score of just 55 runs. Siraj took 6 wickets in his name for Team India. Apart from them, Bumrah and Mukesh Kumar also took 2 wickets each.

While playing in the reply innings, India lost the wicket of Jaiswal, he could not open the account. After that, Rohit and Gill continued the innings. Rohit Sharma was out after scoring 39 runs and Gill was out after scoring 36 runs.

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New Record Made, 23 Wickets Fall On Day 1

Kohli remained at the crease but the wicket collapsed from one end. Team India was all out at 153/4. Kohli was out on 46. Not a single fifty was scored from both teams. Rabada, Ngidi and Berger got 3 wickets each, giving India a lead of 98.

After this, playing in reply, South Africa made a steady start in the second innings. Elgar and Markram added 37 runs for the first wicket. During this, Elgar was out after scoring 12 runs.

After him, D Georgi also went away after scoring 1 run. Mukesh Kumar led both of them. Bumrah dismissed the stumps but after some time the stumps were done, and Africa’s score was 62/3.

23 wickets fell today, before this 25 wickets had fallen in the match between England and Australia in 1902. If seen from that perspective, a new record has been made today.

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Test Matches With Most Wickets Falling On The First Day

  • 25- Australia vs England, Melbourne 1902
  • 23- South Africa vs India, Cape Town 2024
  • 22- England vs Australia, Oval 1890
  • 22- Australia vs West Indies, Adelaide 1951
  • 21- South Africa vs England, Gayaberkha (Port Elizabeth) 1896

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