India Take a look at captain Virat Kohli fell to Kagiso Rabada within the first innings of the third Take a look at in Cape City, after the right-hand batsman scored a preventing half-century. Kohli scored 79 runs off 201 balls with 12 fours and one most, however the skipper did not register his 71st worldwide hundred.
India acquired off to a poor begin after electing to bat first within the Cape City Take a look at as they misplaced each their openers very early within the first session. KL Rahul was dismissed on 12 by Duanne Oliver, whereas Mayank Agarwal scored 15 earlier than getting out to Kagiso Rabada.
Cheteshwar Pujara acquired off to good begin however his resistance got here to an finish on 43 after he fell to Marco Jansen within the thirty eighth over. Rabada then scalped his second wicket of the day, packing Ajinkya Rahane after the right-hander scored 9 runs.
Nevertheless, India Take a look at captain, Virat Kohli stood strong on the crease and scored a preventing fifty after the Tea break on Day 1. Marco Jansen picked up the wickets of Rishabh Pant and R Ashwin in fast succession earlier than Keshav Maharaj scalped the wicket of Shardul Thakur.
Virat Kohli appeared assured and was eyeing his twenty eighth Take a look at century, however the Indian captain fell to Rabada within the 73rd over. The best-hand batsman scored 79 runs off 201 balls with 12 fours and one most, and guided India to a complete of 223 within the first innings.
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Kings by no means die
Those that are pleased with Virat Kohli getting out with out getting 100 at the moment are simply cricket haters Virat Kohli #INDvsSA
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Followers after watching Kohli miss one other century alternative
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Captains usually are not born, they’re made
The look forward to Virat Kohli’s 71st extends even additional.
However prime effort however, particularly the best way he carried out himself whereas coping with outdoors off deliveries. pic.twitter.com/2GgpoOk0Z2
— Talha Ali (@TalhaAli781) January 11, 2022
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Everybody after the wicket
Eish the best way i needed Kohli to get the 100🥺
— Sharon R.Nyika💎 (@Sharon_R_Nyika) January 11, 2022
— Nisha Sharma (@NishaSharma2804) January 11, 2022
Typically 79 has much more high quality than 100. This was a top-top knock from a prime participant. Right this moment Kohli hasn’t missed a century by 21 runs however scored worthwhile and high-quality 79 runs. #SAvInd
— Dipanjan Chatterjee (@Dipanja39368924) January 11, 2022