Centurion: The 2nd day match of the first Test between India and South Africa at Centurion was abandoned without a single ball being bowled due to rain.
The match was canceled due to continuous rain in Centurion, the umpires said.
The rain which started with light showers in the morning started turning into heavy rain in the afternoon. The umpires waited for the match to be played in a rain-soaked environment. The two umpires then returned to inspect the ground. However, the umpires announced that the match would be canceled due to heavy rain in the afternoon.
At the end of the first day’s play time Indian team He added 272 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. KL Rahul (122 off 248 balls) and Rahane (40 off 81 balls) are on the field.
KL Rahul’s 5th century outside Asia and 7th Test century. Rahul has been scoring hundreds all over the world.
Rahul, who formed a 177-run partnership with Mayank Agarwal for the first wicket, added 82 runs with captain Kohli. He is currently playing a 73-run partnership with Rahane.
Both added 117 runs for the first wicket. This is the first time since 2010 that the Indian opening pair have scored a hundred for the first wicket. It was also the 3rd time that the Indian opening pair had scored a century in South Africa.