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Updated January 4th, 2024 at 19:11 IST

'Aap karo toh Chamatkar. Hum karein toh pitch bekaar': Ex-India players react to India's win over SA

Former Indian cricketers including the likes of Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina have reacted to India's Test match victory in South Africa.

Vishal Tiwari
Team India win 2nd Test against South Africa
Team India win 2nd Test against South Africa | Image:Disney Hotstar
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India on Thursday defeated South Africa by 7 wickets to win the second Test match in Cape Town and level the series 1-1. After going down in the first Test match, India needed a win in the second and final encounter in order to deny the home side yet another series victory. Indian bowlers performed beautifully in the second Test to help India register their first-ever win at the venue. 

3 things you need to know

  • India became the first Asian side to win a Test match in Cape Town
  • This is the second time India managed to draw a series in South Africa
  • India have never won a Test series in South Africa and the drought continues 

Also Read: Virat Kohli runs towards Dean Elger to hug him after SA batter comes off his final swansong - WATCH

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Former cricketers react to India's win

Former Indian cricketers including the likes of Virender Sehwag and Suresh Raina have reacted to India's Test match victory in South Africa. India beat South Africa by 7 wickets in the 2nd Test match that lasted for only two days. This is also the shortest Test match ever played in terms of balls bowled. 

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India bowled South Africa out for a mere 55 runs in the first innings and then posted 153 runs. South Africa came back strong in their second innings, hitting 176 runs with Aiden Markram securing a century. India needed 79 runs to win the match and they did it in style. A total of 23 wickets fell on Day 1 of the match. 

After India registered the victory and created history, former cricketers took to social media to react. 

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Published January 4th, 2024 at 17:49 IST

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