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  • 2:08 PM IST

    That’s it! India have completed a 203-run win to take 1-0 lead. Mohammed Shami gets Kagiso Rabada on 18 to complete his five-wicket haul.

  • 1:28 PM IST

    WICKET! Mohammed Shami finally breaks through the resistance as he slips one past the defenses of Dane Piedt. Well played Piedt. He walks back after 56. Score 161/9, chasing 395

  • 1:00 PM IST

    FIFTY. Maiden Test fifty for Dane Piedt. This has been a superb innings from the South African no. 10. Eight fours and a six in his 87-ball effort so far. Score 149/8, chasing 395

  • 12:58 PM IST

    And the ball now has been tossed to Rohit Sharma. The current partnership is now 76 runs

  • 12:36 PM IST

    Fifty-run partnership between Piedt and Muthusamy for the ninth wicket now.

  • 12:31 PM IST

    We are back with the second session underway now. Will India finish it off? Or is there more to this Test? Stick with us for all the updates

  • 11:54 AM IST

    LUNCH! So the pair of Piedt and Muthusamy have taken the Test into another session with their late resistance after India bowlers ran riot in the morning. Together these two have added 47 runs for the ninth wicket so far. Score 117/8, chasing 395

  • 11:36 AM IST

    This partnership between Dane Piedt and and Senuran Muthusamy is frustrating India now. Piedt is moved to 29 off 48 with five fours and a six. Muthusamy has consumed 37 deliveries for his 15 runs. The stand is now worth 40. Score 110/8, chasing 395

  • 10:55 AM IST

    WICKET! Another one bites the dust. Keshav Maharaj out for a golden duck. Pitched in line and rapped on the pad. This time umpire raises the finger but Maharaj reviews. And it’s three reds. So the decision stays. Score 70/8

  • 10:53 AM IST

    WICKET! This should be over soon. Before lunch? Ravindra Jadeja pins Philander in front and reverses the not out decision on review. Philander registers a three-ball duck. Score 70/7

India vs South Africa Live Score

Hello everyone and a very warm welcome from us here on India.com. Welcome to our Day 5 coverage of the 1st Test between India and South Africa being underway in Vizag. The contest is heading towards an interesting finish. The Indian batsmen, led by Rohit Sharma, have set this Test nicely up.

Rohit’s 127 off 149 – an innings studded with 10 boundaries and 7 sixes – helped India set a 395-run target. In reply, South Africa lost first innings centurion Dean Elgar, who was trapped lbw by Ravindra Jadeja for 2. The visitors ended the day at 11/1, needing another 384 runs to win. Rohit, who scored 176 in the first innings, became the first ever batsman in the history of the game to score two hundreds in his first Test as an opener. He was ably supported by Cheteshwar Pujara, who was back in form with an 81. The duo forged 169 runs for the second wicket following the departure of Mayank Agarwal (7), who registered a maiden double century in the first innings.

 

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