India Wins First Test Over South Africa

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Saturday, 07 November 2015 16:36

India in the first Test in Mohali defeated South Africa by 108 runs on Saturday to take the lead in the four-match series.

The tourists, who were set a victory target of 218 runs, crumbled for 109 in the final session of the third day´s play at the I. S. Bindra stadium.

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja grabbed five wickets for 21 runs and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took three for 39. Both bowlers finished with eight wickets in the match.

Stiaan van Zyl top-scored for the tourists with 36, but seven batsmen failed to reach double figures.

The second Test starts in Bangalore on November 14.

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