SA vs Ind, 1st Test: Agarwal, Rahul provide a strong start for visitors  

Centurion [South Africa], December 26: The Indian cricket team led by Virat Kohli gave a good start first test match played between India and South Africa. India’s Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul provided a solid start on day 1 of the Boxing tet at SuoperSport park in Centurion on Sunday.

India’s score post-lunch was 93/0At Lunch on Day 1, India's score read 83/0 with Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul at 55* and 30* respectively. For South Africa, no bowler was able to make a breakthrough at Centurion.

The South African team was yet to make any comeback in the game; the Indian team went ahead and made a record for opening partnership of 50 plus for any of the Tests on their last two tours of South Africa.

With a 50-plus opening partnership, this is India's first half-century opening stand in SA since December 2010 (Sehwag and Gambhir). Visitors' had no 50-plus opening partnership in any of the Tests on their last two tours of South Africa.

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