Group India captain Virat Kohli was noticed chatting with the South Africa gamers in the course of the ongoing Cape City Check after he survived a caught-behind enchantment. Kohli missed the Johannesburg fixture after he sustained a again spasm forward of the match, and KL Rahul led the guests within the second Check.
Group India opted to bat first after profitable the toss within the third and ultimate Check of the three-match sequence in Cape City. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal, who displayed sensible batting efficiency within the final two fixtures within the ongoing Check sequence, departed early earlier than lunch. Rahul (12) fell to Duanne Olivier within the twelfth over, whereas Mayank (15) departed within the very subsequent over bowled by Kagiso Rabada.
Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara anchored the innings within the first session after India had a poor begin on Day 1 of the Cape City Check. Pujara (43) appeared assured with the bat, however the middle-order batsman fell to Marco Jansen within the thirty eighth over. Ajinkya Rahane, who walked out to bat after the dismissal of Pujara, may handle solely 9 runs, and was dismissed cheaply.
Through the 52nd over of the India batting innings, there was an enormous caught-behind enchantment towards Kohli off Duanne Oliver’s ball, and the Proteas wicket-keeper appeared assured on it. The slow-motion replays confirmed a spot between the ball and bat, and Kohli was declared not out. Quickly after the choice, the Indian captain was seen having a chat with the opposition gamers.
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