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IND vs SA LIVE: 3 big reasons why India will thump Proteas- Virat Kohli & Co have everything lined up for them as they look to conquer the final frontier in South Africa. After victories in Australia & England, India will finally look to script history over the course of the next five days of the second Test at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. Follow India vs South Africa LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

A victory would mean India will win a Test series in SA for the first time in the last 30 years. At InsideSport, we provide you with three big reasons why India will beat Dean Elgar & Co to win the maiden Test series in South Africa.

IND vs SA LIVE: 3 big reasons why India will thump Proteas at Wanderers to win maiden Test series in South Africa- Follow LIVE updates

IND vs SA LIVE: ‘Captain’ Virat Kohli all set to equal Steve Waugh’s big record as Test skipper- check plethora of records for Wanderers Test

Kohli, Pujara tons at the venue

India captain Virat Kohli & Cheteshwar Pujara will look to repeat their 2013 heroics and bring an end to their century jinx. While Kohli hasn’t smashed a century since November 2019, under-fire Pujara has failed to reach the triple-figure mark since January 2019. Kohli has amassed 310 runs in just 2 Tests at the venue which features scores of 119 & 96. Pujara has also scored 329 runs in a couple of Tests which includes 153 in 2013. If the duo or any of them contributes with the bat then India will be in a commanding position.

Jasprit Bumrah & Mohd Shami’s special record 

The in-form pace attack of Jasprit Bumrah & Mohammad Shami had scalped fifers during their last outings against Proteas at the venue. Shami, in particular, has taken 11 wickets in just two Tests which includes 5/28 while Bumrah’s best includes 54/5 which included the prized wickets of Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis & Quinton de Kock. Now, only Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma will be among experienced batsmen in the South Africa lineup.

India’s special record ft. Virat Kohli & Rahul Dravid 

Team India enjoys a rich history at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. They remain unbeaten at the venue in all five outings with victories in 2006 & 2018. Both Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli have led India to victories at the iconic venue.

Match results
Team 1 Team 2 Winner Margin Match Date Scorecard
South Africa India drawn Nov 26-30, 1992 Test # 1201
South Africa India drawn Jan 16-20, 1997 Test # 1350
South Africa India India 123 runs Dec 15-18, 2006 Test # 1823
South Africa India drawn Dec 18-22, 2013 Test # 2108
South Africa India India 63 runs Jan 24-27, 2018 Test # 2294

 

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