Temba Bavuma-led South Africa won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the first ODI of the three-match series here at Boland Park, Paarl on Wednesday.
Stand-in skipper KL Rahul on Tuesday said India did some phenomenal things under Virat Kohli, who has raised the bar for everyone in the team during his seven-year tenure at the helm.
K L Rahul will captain the yet-to-be-named Lucknow franchise in the upcoming IPL, a league source confirmed on Tuesday.
Stand-in skipper KL Rahul on Tuesday confirmed that he will open the batting for India in the three-match ODI series against South Africa, starting here on Wednesday, in the absence of Rohit Sharma.
Virat Kohli might not be India's skipper but the batter remains a key cog in the visitors' batting lineup for the ODI series against South Africa which gets underway from Wednesday.
India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammates lost their cool during the final 45 minutes on the third day after rival skipper Dean Elgar got a massive reprieve due to a contentious DRS decision.
The bowling figures of 7/61 by Shardul is the best ever by an Indian bowler in South Africa and he got a standing ovation from the support staff and Indian coaches while walking back to the pavilion.
2nd Test, Day 1: India 202 all out in 63.1 overs vs South Africa. KL Rahul 50, Ashwin 46, Jansen (4/31), Rabada (3/64)
2nd Test, Day 1: KL Rahul hits fifty. India 116/4 against South Africa in Johannesburg.
2nd Test, Day 1: India 53/3 (KL Rahul 19, D Olivier 2/27) at Lunch against South Africa in Johannesburg.