India make the most of docile pitch on day one

2013-12-27 00:00

A FLAT, docile pitch made the first day of the second Test against India at Kingsmead yesterday one of attrition for the Protea bowlers as they bashed away with little success, claiming only one wicket before bad light stopped play at 3.35 pm. India, after winning the toss, had hustled along to 181-1.

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