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Pedestrians and commuters pave their way during monsoon rainfall, in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli shakes hands with South Africa players after winning over South Africa during the first cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricket supporters celebrates the winning of first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, third right, celebrates with team members the winning of first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli and teammates celebrating after win over South Africa on the first cricket test match between India and South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mohammed Shami holds a stump broken by him after winning over South Africa during the first cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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The second Test will be played in Pune from October 10-14.

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Rohit Sharma was named the Player of the Match for his twin tons.

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Shami then got the wickets of Piedt and Kagiso Rabada as the hosts completed a 203-run win to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. The pacer finished with 5/35.

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Muthusamy remained unbeaten on 49.

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Dane Piedt (in pic) and Senuran Muthusamy then frustrated India with their nothing to lose approach. Piedt played well to complete his maiden half-century in Tests.

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In the same over, Jadeja trapped Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj in front of the stumps off successive balls.

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It became 70/6 in the 27th over when Aiden Markram (39) didn't get the required elevation and Ravindra Jadeja took a brilliant one-handed reflex catch off his own bowling.

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Soon, Shami got Faf du Plessis (13) (in pic) and Quinton de Kock (0) in two short bursts to break the backbone of South African batting.

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An over later, Mohammed Shami got the better of Temba Bavuma (0).

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In the second over of Day 5, R Ashwin castled Theunis de Bruyn (10) with one that turned back sharply from wide of the off-stump for his record equalling 350th wicket in the format.

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South Africa's Kagiso Rabada bats during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian bowler Mohammed Shami, with out cap, celebrates by showing broken wicket after dismissing South Africa's Dane Piedt during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Dane Piedt bats during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis reacts after being dismissed by India's Mohammed Shami during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian bowler Ravindra Jadeja, with out cap celebrates with team member after being dismissing South Africa's Vernon Philander during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Senuran Muthusamy bats during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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India's skipper Virat Kohli plays a shot on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Temba Bavuma is bowled by India's Mohammed Shami during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, with out cap, celebrates with team members after dismissing South Africa's Theunis de Bruyn during the fifth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara acknowledges the crowd as he walks back to pavilion after his dismissal, on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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India's Rohit Sharma celebrates his century as teammate Ravindra Jadeja pats on his back, on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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India's Rohit Sharma reacts after he was stumped by South Africa's Quinton de Kock on the fourth day of the first cricket test match, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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South African skipper Faf du Plessis on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against India, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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India's Rohit Sharma attemts to reach the crease on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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Southa African batsman Senuran Muthusamy plays a shot on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against India, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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Southa African batsmen Senuran Muthusamy and Kagiso Rabada on the fourth day of the first cricket test match against India, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates with teammates after dismissing South Africa's Keshav Maharaj, on the fourth day of the first cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin tosses the ball while leaving the ground along with teammates at the end of the first innings of South Africa, on the fourth day of the first cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin holds the ball while leaving the ground along with a teammate at the end of the first innings of South Africa, on the fourth day of the first cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam

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South Africa's Dean Elgar plays a shot during the third day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli gestures as he fields during the third day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Dean Elgar raises his bat after scoring one hundred and fifty runs during the third day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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South African batsman Dean Elgar celebrates after scoring his century on the 3rd day of the 1st cricket test match against India at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Dean Elgar, left, celebrates with captain Faf du Plessis after scoring fifty runs during the third day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Dean Elgar plays a shot during the third day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis plays a shot during the third day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian bowler Ishant Sharma, centre, celebrates with Rohit Sharma, left, after dismissing South Africa's Temba Bavuma during the third day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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South African batsmen Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram mix up while completing a run on the 2nd day of the 1st cricket test match against India, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja with teammates celebrates the dismissal of South Africa's Dane Piedt on the 2nd day of the 1st cricket test match against South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricketer Wriddhiman Saha takes a catch to dismiss South Africa's Theunis de Bruyn, bowled by Ravichandran Ashwin during the second day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's Dane Piedt is bowled out by Indian bowler Ravindra Jadeja during the second day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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South African batsman Dane Piedt is bowled out by India's Ravindra Jadeja (unseen) on the 2nd day of the 1st cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada reacts on the 2nd day of the 1st cricket test match against India, at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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South African players celebrate the dismissal of India's Cheteshwar Pujara on the 2nd day of the 1st cricket test match at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal celebrates after scoring his maiden double century on the 2nd day of the 1st cricket test match against South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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South Africa's bowler Senuran Muthusamy celebrates after dismissing India's captain Virat Kohli during the second day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam.

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India's captain Virat Kohli reacts as he leaves after being dismissed by South Africa's Senuran Muthusamy during the second day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during the second day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal raises his bat after scoring one hundred fifty runs during the second day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India.

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India's Rohit Sharma leaves after being dismissed by South Africa's Keshav Maharaj during the second day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Rohit Sharma raises his bat after scoring one hundred fifty runs during the second day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal plays a shot on the 2nd day of the 1st test cricket match played against South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the 2nd day of the 1st test cricket match played against South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal is greeted by batsman Rohit Sharma after scoring a maiden century on the 2nd day of the first test cricket match against South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal celebrates after scoring a maiden century on the 2nd day of the first test cricket match between India and South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma raises his bat after scoring a hundred runs during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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Ground staff pull rain covers as rain stops play during the first day of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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Ground staff pull rain covers as it rains during the first day of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma, right, wipes his face as Mayank Agarwal, left, gesture during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma raises his bat after scoring hundred runs during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis gestures as he fields during the first day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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South Africa's bowler Keshav Maharaj attempt to catch the ball during the first day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Mayank Agarwal, left, celebrates after scoring fifty runs with Rohit Sharma, right, during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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South Africa's Vernon Philander bowls during the first day of the first cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma reacts after playing a shot during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma, right, celebrates after scoring fifty runs with Mayank Agarwal, left, during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma, right, and Mayank Agarwal, left, cheer each other as they bat during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, and Mayank Agarwal, right, run between the wickets during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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South Africa bowler Kagiso Rabada appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of India's Mayank Agarwal during the first day of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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Indian players stand for national anthem at the beginning of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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South African players stand for national anthem at the beginning of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam, India, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

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Indian opener Rohit Sharma plays a shot on the first day of the 1st cricket test match between India and South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Rohit Sharma raises his bat after scoring hundred runs during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Mayank Agarwal, left, celebrates after scoring fifty runs with Rohit Sharma, right, during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Rohit Sharma, left, and Mayank Agarwal, right, cheer each other after their hundred runs batting partnership during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Rohit Sharma plays a shot during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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India's Rohit Sharma, right, celebrates after scoring fifty runs with Mayank Agarwal, left, during the first day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma plays a shot against South Africa during the 1st day of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium.

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Indian cricketer Mayank Agarwal plays a shot against South Africa during the 1st day of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium.

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Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal run between the wickets on the 1st day of the test cricket match against South Africa at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal takes run between the wicket against South Africa during the 1st day of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa at Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

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South African players stand for national anthem at the beginning of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian players stand for national anthem at the beginning of the first cricket test match between India and South Africa in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli hugs a fan after a pre-match press conference ahead of the 1st test match against South Africa, in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricket player Cheteshwar Pujara, right listens to head coach Ravi Shastri after batting in the nets during a training session in Visakhapatnam.

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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli addresses a press conference in Visakhapatnam. India and South Africa are scheduled to play the first test cricket match of the three-match series from Wednesday.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu plants a sapling at the golden jubilee celebrations of Naval Science and Technological Laboratory, in Visakhapatnam. Andhra Pradesh Minister of Tourism Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao, Defence Research Development Organisation Chairman G Sateesh Reddy and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Indian Coast Guard personnel rescue crew members after a fire broke out at Offshore Support Vessel 'Coastal Jaguar' off the coast of Visakhapatnam. The 29-member crew reportedly jumped in the water to save themselves and abandon the burning vessel. 28 of them were rescued by the ICG while one member was missing.

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Indian Coast Guard personnel douse the fire that broke out at Offshore Support Vessel 'Coastal Jaguar' off the coast of Visakhapatnam. The 29-member crew reportedly jumped in the water to save themselves and abandon the burning vessel. 28 of them were rescued by the ICG while one member was missing.

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