India on top after Day 1

2012-11-15 14:39

Cape Town - Batsmen Virender Sehwag and Cheteshwar Pujara have put India on top after the first day's play of the first Test against England in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

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Pujara's unbeaten 98 and Sehwag's 117 helped the hosts reach 323 for four at the close of play.

Off-spinner Graeme Swann was the only successful English bowler, grabbing four for 85.


  • kenpeg.dawson - 2012-11-15 15:40

    Go India Go

  • richard.barnes.3914 - 2012-11-15 16:34

    Classic Viru, a century off 90 balls, lol. Pujara is becoming a growing force in Indian cricket. A 50 in his debut Test against Aus (albeit in the 2nd innings following a 4 in the first), then a 150 in the series against NZ and looks set for another ton when play resumes tomorrow. So, in just 8 Test innings, he's already averaging above 40, and he's only 24. With Virat Kohli already established and Unmukt Chand also coming into the mix, Tendulkar's looming retirement is not looking so serious for India anymore.

  • simone.dechandra.7 - 2012-11-15 17:57

    India op top, cool headline

  • phillip.beukes.5 - 2012-11-15 21:53

    You had a whole day to report on this match... and this is all you could write!!!!!

      richard.barnes.3914 - 2012-11-15 22:39

      Phillip, the media are reporting as little as possible - those who are even bothering to report at all. As you may or may not be aware, there is something of a media boycott against the BCCI atm.

  • deon.louw.7505 - 2012-11-16 13:47

    As well as day 2, England 480 behind with 7 wickets left. Go India!

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