SA vs IND: Watch - Virat Kohli throws his wicket off Lungi Ngidi due to poor shot selection

The most-awaited Test match between South Africa and India has kicked off at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on 26th December, Sunday. Talking about the match, the skipper of Team India, Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first.

KL Rahul opened the innings for India along with Mayank Agarwal who replaced the injured Rohit Sharma for the rest of the Test series. Both the batters provided the expected start for the team as they went on to dominate the opposition bowlers all around the park.

Both of them added 117 runs for the opening wicket partnership and also completed half-centuries each. Despite getting a good start to the innings, Mayank Agarwal who was assisting the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team, KL Rahul, had to walk back to the dressing room after being dismissed by Lungi Ngidi for 60 runs. 

Summary of Day 1:

Ajinkya Rahane

After the dismissal of Mayank Agarwal, recognised as "The Wall" Cheteshwar Pujara walked in at number three, as usual. However, he bagged a golden duck after being dismissed by Lungi Ngidi off the first ball he faced. It was a great disappointment for the right-hander and the fans were also not happy with the wicket of the classical batter.

Following the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara, the skipper of the side, Virat Kohli came in at number four. He played some good shots in the middle and added 82 runs for the third wicket partnership along with KL Rahul.

After that, Ajinkya Rahane took the charge along with the opening batsman KL Rahul and stitched a beautiful partnership of 82 runs for the fourth wicket partnership and both the batter finished the day after being unbeaten on 122 and 40 runs respectively.

However, Virat Kohli who was looked well with the bat has to wait for his 71st century due to throwing his wicket after he nicks off Lungi Ngidi's ball. Fans were not happy with the shot selection of the Indian skipper.

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