India wins its first cricket Test in South Africa
Monday, December 25, 2006
Having set the homeside 402 to win, South Africa was all out for 278, India winning by 123 runs and going one-nil up in the three match series.
Pacemanwas one of the heroes for India taking 3/59 after his 5/40 in the first innings. picked up 3/79 while leg spinner finished with 3/54.
made a valiant 97 before being second last man out, bowled by Kumble.
It is a great result for captain Australian captain has been criticised in the past week by former Indian greats and .and coach . The former
The Second Test starts onin .
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