Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma attends a practice session ahead of the second Test against South Africa in Pune, India, on Wednesday. Associated Press
Pune: Opener Mayank Agarwal slammed a second consecutive Test hundred while Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara scored half centuries to guide India to 273/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the second Test
India skipper Virat Kohli said on Sunday the team’s “hunger” to keep improving has led to their record 11th-straight Test series win at home after outplaying South Africa by an innings and 137 runs.
Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock centuries helped South Africa fight back on Friday to reach 385 for eight in response to India’s mammoth first-innings 502. De Kock made 111
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