The Indian cricket team celebrating after winning the first Test against South Africa at Centurion.
India wasted no time after the lunch break to bowl out hosts South Africa for 191 to register a 113-run victory in the first Test match at SuperSport Park to register their maiden win at Centurion on Thursday and take a 1-0 lead in 3-match Test series.
Mohammed Shami dismissed debutant Marco Jansen caught behind by wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant for just 13 after South Africa resumed batting after lunch at 182/7.Shami got his third wicket in the second innings and his eighth wicket overall in the match.
In the very next over Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed tailenders Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi to end the South African challenge at a paltry 191 and guide India to their first-ever win at Centurion. This is Virat Kohli's second Test win in South Africa the first one came in Johannesburg in 2018.
Earlier in the day, South African started at 94 for 4 and the team reached the triple-figure mark with skipper Dean Elgar hitting a boundary in the fifth ball of the day from Mohammed Shami. In the 46th over of the South African innings, Shami dropped a caught and bowled chance of well set Dean Elgar on 63.
Elgar punished Indian pacers Shami and Jasprit Bumrah from there on hitting three boundaries. But India finally got the big wicket as Bumrah dismissed Elgar leg before the wicket for 77. Dean Elgar was Bumrah's third wicket in second innings. He was the fifth South African wicket to fall with the score at 130.
After the fall of Elgar's wicket Quinton de Kock walked in and along with Temba Bavuma took the hosts total past the 150-run mark. The partnership could not last long as Mohammed Siraj got the prized scalp of de Kock. The southpaw inside-edged Siraj's delivery onto the stumps.
In the next over Shami dismissed Wiaan Mulder for just 1 as India inched closer to victory. Post lunch it was a mere formality for Virat Kohli's side as they registered a convincing 113- run victory.
India 327 and 174
South Africa 197 and 191