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IND vs SA: Rohit has a chance to join the special club of Sachin-Virat, he just has to do this work in South Africa

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IND vs SA 1st Test: The 2-match Test series played against South Africa is very important for captain Rohit Sharma. He will play as a Test captain for the first time in South Africa. At the same time, this will be the first time when Rohit Sharma will take command of the Indian team in the Boxing Day Test match. He also has a chance to join an exclusive club of Sachin Tendulkar-Virat Kohli during this series.

Rohit has a chance to join this special club

So far only two Indian captains have been able to score centuries in Tests in South Africa. The first captain to do so was Sachin Tendulkar and the second captain was Virat Kohli. In such a situation, now Rohit Sharma has a big chance to join this special club. Rohit Sharma also has 3 centuries in his name against South Africa. But he has not yet scored a half-century in Tests in South Africa.

Memorable innings of Sachin-Virat

During the tour of South Africa in 1997, the command of Team India was in the hands of Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin played a memorable inning of 169 runs in the Cape Town Test match. But in this match, Team India had to face defeat by 282 runs. At the same time, Virat Kohli had scored a Test century as captain during the 2018 South Africa tour. He played an innings of 153 runs in Centurion. However, in this match also Team India lost by 135 runs.

Waiting for first series win in South Africa

Team India has played 8 test series in South Africa so far. Out of these, India has faced defeat in 7 series and 1 series has been a draw. Let us tell you that Team India played a Test series in South Africa for the first time in 1992. In such a situation, Rohit will also be eyeing to end the 31-year-old series win drought in South Africa.

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