The Indian cricket team created history by defeating South Africa in the first Test in a one-sided match. Team India won the match by 113 runs. This is India’s first win at Centurion. Virat Kohli has also become the first Asian captain to register a win at this ground.
Indian team has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. Team India scored 327 runs in the first innings. In reply, South Africa’s first innings was reduced to 197 runs. India scored 174 runs in the second innings and set a target of 305 runs for South Africa. Chasing this target, the African team was reduced to 191 runs and India won the match by 113 runs. Lokesh Rahul became the player of the match.
This is India’s fourth win in the World Test Championship (2021-23) and its points have also increased to 54. However, there is no advantage for Team India in the points table. The team is still below Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the points table.
The Australian team is still at the top of the World Test Championship points table. The Kangaroo team remains in the first place with a record of three wins, 36 points and a 100% win, while the Sri Lanka team is second with the record of two wins, 24 points and 100 percent win.
On the other hand, Pakistan’s team is at number three with three wins, one loss, 36 points and a win percentage of 75. The Indian team remains at the fourth position despite four wins and 54 points. Team India is playing the third series of this championship and so far they have got four wins, one loss and two draws. His win percentage is 64.28. Team India also lost two points due to slow over rate.