Eye Witness News – JOHANNESBURG- Twenty-two-year old Proteas opening batsman, Aiden Markram will be playing his first test match on his home ground, when South Africa and India battle it out in the second test at SuperSport Park in Centurion starting on Saturday.

Summary

  • JOHANNESBURG- Twenty-two-year old Proteas opening batsman, Aiden Markram will be playing his first test match on his home ground, when South Africa and India battle it out in the second test at SuperSport Park in Centurion starting on Saturday.
  • The Proteas take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, heading into the second Test match at Centurion, after they won a thrilling first test at Newlands in Cape Town last week.
  • The number one test side in the world, India, are smarting after losing the first test by 72 runs, after looking like favourites to win the match, when they bowled out the South Africans for 286 in the first innings and 130 in the second, to set themselves an attainable 209 run target for victory.
  • Markram has taken to test cricket like a fish to water and in his first three test matches against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, has recorded two centuries and one score of over 50 runs.
  • The second test of the three-match series between South Africa and India will get underway on Saturday 13th January from SuperSport Park at 10:30am.


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