Centurion

Victory at Centurion testimony to India's all-round performance in Tests, says Kohli

Reflecting on the year gone by where India achieved historic success in Australia and came close to winning a Test series in England, Kohli said the side is getting confident with each passing game.

published on : 31st December 2021

Sachin leads applause as cricket fraternity hails India's first Test win at Centurion

India's fiery pace unit, including the world-class Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami, picked up 18 wickets to make the country the first Asian team to win a Test match at the SuperSport Park

published on : 30th December 2021

Kohli lavishes rich praise on pacers, says Shami among best three seamers in world

This is India's first win at Centurion and the India skipper, recalling his team's fantastic victory at Wanderers in the final Test in 2018, said that result instilled plenty of self-belief

published on : 30th December 2021

South Africa lose Markram early in pursuit of tough 305-run target against India 

South Africa have more than 140 overs to score 305 but on this Supersport Park track, it will be a Herculean task to make a match of the target.

published on : 29th December 2021

India extend lead to 209 after reaching 79 for 3 at lunch 

Skipper Virat Kohli has Cheteshwar Pujara for company going into the break and any target above 300 set by India could be near-impossible to chase down for this SA line-up.

published on : 29th December 2021

Indian pacers leave South Africa tottering at 109/5 in Centurion Test

Mohammed Shami (2/16), Jasprit Bumrah (1/12), Mohammed Siraj (1/29) and Shardul Thakur (1/27) all got into the act on a spicy deck with a lot of underlying moisture

published on : 28th December 2021

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah leaves field after spraining ankle in Centurion Test

Bumrah, whose 14-run cameo helped India get past the 325-run mark, dismissed skipper Dean Elgar before walking off the field.

published on : 28th December 2021

India collapse to 327 all out against South Africa as Ngidi grabs six wickets

K L Rahul (123) and Ajinkya Rahane (48) added one and eight respectively to their overnight scores with Lungi Ngidi and Kagiso Rabada running through India's middle and lower-order

published on : 28th December 2021

India vs South Africa, 1st Test Day 2 : Play called off after persistent rain

At the end of the opening day's play, India were strongly placed at 272 for three in 90 overs.

published on : 27th December 2021

India wins toss, bats vs. South Africa in 1st test

South Africa gave tall seam-bowling allrounder Marco Jansen, who is 6-foot-8, his international debut in the absence of fast bowler Anrich Nortje, who is out of the series with injury.

published on : 26th December 2021

India to launch bid for maiden series win in S Africa by laying siege to Fortress Centurion

For South Africa, this is their own Gabbatoir. Since the venue started hosting Tests since 1995, they have lost only twice in 26 matches.

published on : 24th December 2021

Omicron threat: Test series between India and South Africa to be played without spectators

The series is taking place amid the rising threat of COVID-19 following the emergence of the Omicron variant last month and a spike in the number of Covid cases in South Africa.

published on : 20th December 2021

Education key pillar in Oz-India relation: Australia's High Commissioner to India

From university and academic collaborations to students and faculty collaborations, the relationship between the two countries is very strong, Barry O'Farrell AO said.

published on : 3rd December 2021

India vs South Africa Test series: Virat Kohli says batting failure led to series loss

Kohli, who stroked a fighting 153 in India's first innings, said his side erred in reading the Centurion wicket properly.

published on : 17th January 2018

India suffer 135-run defeat in Centurion Test, lose series 2-0 to South Africa

Resuming the day at 35 for three, India failed to recover in their second innings and surrendered to a potent South Africa pace attack.

published on : 17th January 2018