India beat South Africa by 113 runs in the first Test to go 1-0 up in the three match series in the Rainbow Nation. KL Rahul adjudged as the player of the match for his impressive century in the first innings. South Africa were bowled out for 191 in the second innings of their batting where they needed 305 runs to win.
Meanwhile Indian opener KL Rahul has said that Rahul Dravid has brought lot of calm and balance in dressing room.
“You want to sit with a great player like Rahul Dravid, you want to learn as much as possible from him for so many years,” said Rahul.
“You talk about the art of batting, we are very lucky to have a guy like him in the dressing room, he has brought a lot of calm and balance in the dressing room. He focuses more preparation, he has made us work hard in the training and in the nets,” he added.
“It’s a super super special year for Team India. The kind of achievements that we have gotten this year has been truly special and I think it will go down as one of the greatest years in Indian cricket history, especially Test cricket,” said Rahul.
“The victory is a result of hard work and discipline. We have worked really hard as a team for a few years, and we are slowly starting to see results. Yes, the dressing room atmosphere is amazing at the moment. It is a great Test victory,” he added.
The second Test will be played at The Wanderers from January 3.