Virat Kohli is indeed the happiest man at this moment and he has a reason for that. Not only his team registered 11th series victory at home but he was also awarded the Player of the Match award for his unbeaten knock of 254 runs. India defeated South Africa in the 2nd Test played at Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune by an inning and 137 runs to seal the three-match series by 2-0. This was Virat Kohli 50th Test Match as Indian skipper, from which he has won 30 games. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli shared some amazing pictures with teammates from IND vs SA 2nd Test 2019. Virat Kohli Wants Clean Sweep; Nobody is Going to Relax, We Will Go for 3-0 Series Win, Says Indian Captain After Milestone Victory Over South Africa.
Virat Kohli won the toss in the 2nd Test and elected to bat first. India declared their 1st inning after putting up a massive total of 601/5. Apart from Virat Kohli 254 runs knock, there was also a handy contribution from Mayank Agarwal who yet again hit a century against Proteas. While Cheteshwara Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane scored half-century each. Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja yet again did it for India from their spin attack as South Africa got all-out on 275 runs in their 1st inning. With follow-on enforced on them on Day 4, the visitor managed to make only 189 in their second inning. Umesh Yadav also bowled brilliantly by picking up a total of six wickets in the 2nd Test. Virat Kohli Becomes First Indian Captain and Also First in 11 Years to Enforce Follow-On on South Africa in Test Cricket.
Virat Kohli Appreciates His Team Effort
View this post on Instagram
India with their victory in the 2nd Test against South Africa retains top position in ICC World Test Championship 2019-21 with 200 points. India will play their 3rd Test against South Africa on Oct 19, 2019, at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi.