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South African cricketer Quinton de Kock addresses the media ahead of the first ODI against India, in Dharamshala.

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India's Rohit Sharma bats during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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South Africa's Zubayr Hamza bats during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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India's Umesh Yadav, third right, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of South Africa's Quinton de Kock, right, during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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India's Shahbaz Nadeem bowls during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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India's Mohammed Shami, center, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of South Africa's Dean Elgar during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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South Africa's George Linde reacts after a boundary hit by India's Umesh Yadav during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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India's Umesh Yadav bats during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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South Africa's George Linde, second right, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of India's Ravindra Jadeja during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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Fans celebrate a boundary hit by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, right, bats during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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South Africa's George Linde, right, celebrates with captain Faf du Plessis the dismissal of India's Wriddhiman Saha during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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South Africa's wicketkeeper Heinrich Klaasen, left, and Zubayr Hamza, center, celebrate the dismissal of India's Wriddhiman Saha, right, during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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India's Wriddhiman Saha, left, bats during the second day of third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi, India, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

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South Africa's Anrich Nortje, second left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of India's captain Virat Kohli during the third and last cricket test match between India and South Africa in Ranchi.

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, right, celebrates with teammates after winning the second cricket test match against South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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South Africa's Vernon Philander bats during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

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South Africa's Keshav Maharaj bats during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019

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India's Mohammed Shami, center celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Senuran Muthusamy during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's Ravindra Jadeja, ceter, celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Quinton de Kock during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's cricket team wicket keeper Wriddhiman Saha takes a catch of Faf du Plessis during fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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South Africa's Dean Elgar bats during fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's Virat Kohli celebrates celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Dean Elgar during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's Virat Kohli celebrates celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Faf du Plessis during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, Wriddhiman Saha, second right Mayank Agarwal, second left and Ravichandran Ashwin celebrate the wicket of South Africa's Theunis de Bruyn during the fourth day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's Umesh Yadav celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Kagiso Rabada during their second cricket test match in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, center, celebrates with teammates after winning the second cricket test match against South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, center, celebrates with teammates after winning the second cricket test match against South Africa in Pune, India, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli gestures towards teammate Mohammed Shami during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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South African cricketer Quinton de Kock bats during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of Theunis de Bruyn during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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South African cricketer Faf du Plessis bats during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli reacts during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, center, celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Senuran Muthusamy during third day of second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Security officers restrain a fan who entered the ground during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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South African cricketer Faf du Plessis bats during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates after dismissing Faf du Plessis during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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South African cricketer Vernon Philander bats during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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South Africa's cricketer Keshav Maharaj celebrates his fifty runs during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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South Africa's cricketer Vernon Philander, left, and Keshav Maharaj take a drinks break during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma celebrate the dismissal of Keshav Maharaj during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019

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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Keshav Maharaj during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates after the dismissal of Keshav Maharaj during the third day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring a century during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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India's cricketer Virat Kohli celebrates his century with Ajinkya Rahane during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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India's cricketer Virat Kohli and South Africa's Faf du Plessis interact on the field during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane bats during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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South Africa's cricketer Keshav Maharaj, right, celebrates after dismissing India's Ajinkya Rahane during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli bats during the second day of the cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli celebrates his double century during the second day of the cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja bats during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli acknowledges fans after India declared their innings during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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India's cricketer Virat Kohli rests during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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India's cricketer Umesh Yadav celebrates after dismissing South Africa's Dean Elgar during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Umesh Yadav, without cap, celebrates after dismissing South Africa's Aiden Markram during the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli talks with teammates at the end of the second day of the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

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India's Virat Kohli, right, celebrates his fifty with Ajinkya Rahane during second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane bats during second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Ajinkya Rahane bats during second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, left, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of India's Mayank Agarwal during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's captain Virat Kohli bats during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Mayank Agarwal, left, celebrates scoring a century with captain Virat Kohli during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019

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South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, front, celebrates the dismissal of India's Cheteshwar Pujara, rear, during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Cheteshwar Pujara bats during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Mayank Agarwal, left, bats during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Mayank Agarwal celebrates scoring fifty runs during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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South Africa's Kagiso Rabada, center, celebrates with teammates the dismissal of India's Rohit Sharma during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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India's Rohit Sharma bats during the second cricket test match between India and South Africa in Pune, India, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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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 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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Agarwal continued to pile on the runs and scored his maiden double-century.

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Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal also became only the third Indian opening pair to share a 300-run partnership in the history of Tests.

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The Mumbai batsman hit 23 fours and six sixes.

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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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