India vs South Africa Stats & Records: The second match of the 2-Test series between India and South Africa is being played in Cape Town. The first day of the test was full of ups and downs. Many big records were made on the first day. After winning the toss and opting to bat first, the South African team was reduced to just 55 runs. This is South Africa’s lowest score in Test matches against India. Apart from this, a record 23 batsmen were out today.
The last 6 batsmen returned to the pavilion without scoring any runs…
The last 6 batsmen of the Indian team were out without adding any runs. Actually, when the fifth batsman of the Indian team was out, the score was 153 runs, but after this the rest of the batsmen could not add even a single run. This happened for the first time in cricket. Also, 7 batsmen could not open their account in one inning. This happened only for the second time in Test history when 7 batsmen returned to the pavilion on zero in an innings.
Records made today in IND vs SA:
– South Africa all out on their lowest Test score.
– SA 55 is the lowest ever against India in Tests.
– Most wickets in a day in South Africa (23).
– 6 wickets for 0 runs.
– 6 wickets for 0 runs for the first time in history.
– 7 0 for the first time in a test innings.
– Most of the ducks combined in one inn. pic.twitter.com/0ablee1npK
– Cricketman2 (@ImtanujSingh) 3 January 2024
– Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) 3 January 2024
The record made 121 years ago was about to be broken…
There were 23 batsmen on the first day of the Cape Town Test, which is a record. However, the record of highest number of wickets falling on the first day was made about 121 years ago. A record maximum of 25 batsmen returned to the pavilion on the first day of the Test between Australia and England. This test was played between the two teams in 1902. However, today 23 players were out on the first day of this test. This is second in the history of almost 150 years of Test cricket.
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