Ind Vs SA: Day 1 Of First Test Match Underway At Centurion

Notably, the Test match is being played behind closed doors due to the outbreak of Omicron in the country. India had narrowly lost the series 1-2 the last time the two teams played.

The first Test of the three-match series between India and South Africa is underway at the SuperSport Park in Centurion in South Africa.

India are off to a solid start with KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal opening for India. Earlier, Virat Kohli had won the toss and elected to bat first in his second visit to South Africa.

Notably, the Test match is being played behind closed doors due to the outbreak of Omicron in the country. India had narrowly lost the series 1-2 the last time the two teams played.

The Indian team is being led by Virat Kohli and the line-up features Cheteshwar Pujara, Mayank Agarwal, and Ajinkya Rahane in the batting order, while Jasprit Bumrah has been included alongside Shardul Thakur and Ravichandran Ashwin in the bowling attack.

India are batting at 32 for no loss of wickets after 10 overs.

The line-ups for the first Test in full:

Team India: Virat Kohli (Capt), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj

Team South Africa: Dean Elgar (Capt.), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Wiaan Mulder, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi

The match is being broadcast on Sony sport channels and live-streamed on the Sony Liv application.

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