India still confident of success against the Proteas - Bumrah

Indian cricket team made its entry in Nehru jacket during their India House visit in Johannesburg

This, however, had as much to do with his quality as it did the inconsistency of India's seamers, and South Africa, led by a classy near-century from Aiden Markram, were by far the dominant side as they moved to 182 for 2 by tea. South Africa were 251 for 6 and India flooded the stump mic with yelps of delight. Vernon Philander (0) was then run-out on the last ball of the 83rd over as he set off for a run even as du Plessis refused the single from the non-striker's end.

The opener put on 85 with Dean Elgar (31) and then 63 with Amla, before Amla shared stands of 51 and 47 with AB de Villiers (20) and Du Plessis (24no) ahead of the evening chaos, during which Quinton de Kock (0) snicked Ravichandran Ashwin (3-90) behind first ball.

Indian captain Virat Kohli admitted he would also have batted first, saying: "The pitch looks really dry, it is completely different to what it was two days ago".

However, two run-outs and a wicket by Ashwin within 13 balls saw South Africa slump from 246/3 to 251/6 as India sought to wrest control of the match while somewhat masking a couple of questionable selections in the playing XI. It's the second time in a short career, but I'm just going to keep saying it's part of the game and try to be positive. "In the last game it was pace, and it worked, so we are definitely going to look at more ways to upset them a little bit".

The story of Newlands is now forgotten as attention turns sharply to SuperSport Park for the second Test cricket between South Africa's Proteas and India starting today.

Meanwhile, India have also never managed to win a Test series on South African soil for the past 25 years.

The SuperSport Park pitch has a reputation for being one of the most hard places to bat but 39 centuries have been scored in the past and Indian batsmen need to show the required dedication and commitment to keep this three-match Test series alive.

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The logic behind bringing back Ishant is his ability to bowl long spells to the tune of 11-12 overs, and the team management is well aware that the kookaburra seam wears out easily. "It could so easily have been a day where they ran away with it in the second session", Ashwin said.

He struck the ball with authority, particularly off the back foot, before he tried to guide a ball from Ashwin towards third man and was caught behind by wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel.

Markram already has two test centuries and two half-centuries in his first five tests.

"Massively disappointed", he said. "I am not over it just yet".

In 38 Tests since being dropped, Ashwin has taken 205 wickets at an average of 23.82, proving himself one of the best spinners in the history of the game.

Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets, while Ishant claimed one. In all, he hit nine fours during the course of his innings.

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