On this day team india beat south africa by 337 runs in delhi test ajinkya rahane century both innings


New Delhi. team india (Team India) For today i.e. December 7 is a memorable day. Six years ago in 2015, India defeated South Africa. (India vs South Africa) He had registered a historic victory in the Delhi Test against India defeated South Africa by 337 runs in the fourth test match played at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground. This was India’s biggest win at that time in terms of run difference. With this, India won the four-match Test series 3-0. Ajinkya Rahane, who made the record by scoring centuries in both the innings of the Delhi Test (Ajinkya Rahane) Was adjudged man of the match. Ravichandran Ashwin, who took 31 wickets in the series (R Ashwin) Became man of the series.

Ajinkya Rahane scored 334 runs in his first innings thanks to a brilliant century (127) and Ravichandran Ashwin’s half-century. Ashwin scored 56 runs while skipper Virat Kohli contributed 44 runs. For Africa, Kyle Abbott took five wickets while Dane Piet took four. The trio of Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Umesh Yadav bundled out the visiting team for just 121 runs in the first innings. Jadeja took five while Ashwin-Umesh took two wickets each.

India decided to bat themselves without giving follow-on to the guests. Team India declared their second innings by scoring 267 runs at the loss of five wickets, thanks to Rahane’s century and captain Kohli’s 88 runs. Chasing a target of 481 runs for victory, South African team was reduced to 143 runs despite the struggling innings of AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis. Africa faced the Indian bowlers for 143 overs in the second innings. Ashwin took five wickets in the second innings, Umesh three and Jadeja took two wickets.

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