Kohli's 194 pummels South Africa in second Test

Rain is expected to dampen spirits in the second Test match

After India won the first Test against the Caribbean side, Kohli had added yet another feather to his cap, becoming the most successful Indian skipper in overseas Test. Virat Kohli has surpassed Sourav Ganguly to attain this milestone.

Behind the scenes, Indians have already began ideal preparations for the upcoming Test match in the hope of extending a lead and to win the series. The first 3/4 days the contest is far too in favour of the Bat. needs more action for the bowler. India reached 273/3 with Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane at the crease but it was a day that again belonged to Agarwal who scored a masterly 108. Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal started cautiously, playing the ball on merit and not afraid to put away the loose balls.

Kagiso Rabada rose to his reputation and troubled the Indian batsmen all through the day by bowling in the ideal channel; Anrich Nortje posed questions with his express pace.

The 30-year-old skipper also registered his ninth 150 plus score, once again going past Bradman's eight. While Pujara continued to time the ball nicely, Mayank made use of Nortje's pace with a straight drive and two glorious cover drives in an over just after drinks. Kagiso Rabada - who was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors, picking 3/48, then struck as he removed Rohit for 14, as he nicked one through to the keeper.

After the close of play, Cheteshwar Pujara caught up with Agarwal for a fun conversation.

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South Africa, meanwhile, left out off-spinner Dane Piedt to bolster their pace attack by including Nortje.

SOUTH AFRICA: A.K. Markram, D. Elgar, T.B.de Bruyn, T. Bavuma, F. du Plessis, Q.de Kock, S. Muthusamy, V.D. Philander, K.A. Maharaj, A. Nortje, K. Rabada.

Virat Kohli. BCCI TwitterIt was the last thing South Africa wanted.

Rahane adopted a tentative approach on his way to his half-century, before being dismissed for 59 off 168 in a 178-run stand with his skipper.

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