Kohli-less Indians bowled out for 202 in second Test

South Africa's cricketers celebrate after the dismissal of India's Cheteshwar Pujara. (AFP)
South Africa's cricketers celebrate after the dismissal of India's Cheteshwar Pujara. (AFP)

Left-arm fast bowler Marco Jansen, playing in his second Test, took four for 31



By AFP

Published: Mon 3 Jan 2022, 8:24 PM

India missing top batsman and skipper Virat Kohli were bowled out for 202 on the first day of the second Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Monday.

KL Rahul, captaining India in place of Kohli, who was a late withdrawal because of an upper back spasm, top-scored with 50, while Ravichandran Ashwin made a hard-hit 46.

Left-arm fast bowler Marco Jansen, playing in his second Test, took four for 31.

South Africa were 35-1 in reply at the close of play, with captain Dean Elgar (11 not out) and Keegan Petersen (14 not tout) to return on Tuesday.

Opener Aiden Markram was removed early for seven as the home team began their reply, caught leg before wicket by Mohammed Sami as he missed a straight delivery.

Brief scores:

India 202 in 63.1 overs (K. Rahul 50, R. Ashwin 46; K. Rabada 3-64, D. Olivier 3-64, M. Jansen 4-31). South Africa: 35-1 at stumps


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