IND vs SA 1st Test: India 91/3 at Lunch in Centurion

India vs. South Africa: First Test Day 1 Lunch Update

India’s Batting Performance at Lunch

At lunch on the first day of the opening Test match between India and South Africa in Centurion, India reached 91 for three. After being invited to bat, India struggled at 24 for three before Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer stabilized the innings with an unbeaten 67-run partnership for the fourth wicket.

South Africa’s Bowling and Toss Delay

Left-arm pacer Nandre Burger, on his Test debut, posed a threat with figures of 2/23, while Kagiso Rabada picked up the other wicket. South Africa managed to bowl 26 overs in the first session. The toss was delayed due to wet patches on the outfield.

India handed Test debuts to pacer Prasidh Krishna, while all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was unavailable due to a back spasm. The Indian team is aiming to secure their maiden Test series win in South Africa.

Brief Scores and Team Line-ups

Brief Scores: India: 91 for 3 in 26 overs (Virat Kohli 33 not out, Shreyas Iyer 31 not out; Nandre Burger 2/23).

Teams: India: Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Mohammed Siraj and Prasidh Krishna.

South Africa: Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Tony de Zorzi, Temba Bavuma (c), Keegan Petersen, David Bedingham, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Gerald Coetzee, Kagiso Rabada, and Nandre Burger.

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