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South Africa 322/10 (96.5 ov)
West Indies 97/10 & 162/10 (64 ov)
South Africa won by an inning and 63 runs.
Player of the match: Quinton de Kock
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South Africa win by an innings and 63 runs!

That brings us to the end of the First Test of this 2-match Test Series between West Indies and South Africa. The two sides will do battle once again in six days from now at the same venue. For all the latest scores and updates from the world of sports, stay tuned to Sportskeeda. This is Abhinav Kumar and alongside me, my friend and fellow textpert Sooryanarayanan Sesha signing off! Thank you for joining us, goodbye and stay safe!
Post-match Presentation: -

Kraigg Brathwaite, West Indies Captain: - Don't think it was wrong for us to chose to bat in the first innings after winning the toss. The pitch was quite dry, but we did see today that there was some variable bounce, but we didn't bat well at all in the first innings. We couldn't get a total that would've given us a chance and that pushed us on the backfoot. Even during the second innings, we didn't put up a good show with the bat. The bowlers did bowl with a lot of heart and Jayden Seales is a really promising talent and bowled really well on debut, while Roston Chase did show some fight with the bat in the second innings. We'll have to work to get better and be in the elements for the second test.

Dean Elgar, South Africa Captain: - This has been quite an impressive win for us and was a proper collective effort from everyone. We asked the guys to show up and get us a couple of hundreds and fifers, and thankfully, they stepped up. We always believe that it's important to have runs on the board, but we were also aware that the wicket will help the pacers in the first session of play. The batsmen did well to get us over 300 in the first innings. Quinton de Kock, Adrian Markram and Rassie van der Dussen all played really well. The bowlers stuck to the basics and just reaped the rewards for their work. Lungi Ngidi bowled brilliantly and executed out our plans perfectly, Quinton showed how good a player he is and he played a stunning knock. Rabada is one of the hardest-working guys in the side and it's such an advantage having a guy like Nortje in the team, who provides a really important dimension to our attack.

Quinton de Kock, Player of the Match: - Definitely was quite a proud moment to get that hundred and get the team in a good position. Really happy to get this one over the line. I have a group of friends back home with whom we're trying to do our bit for the cause of conserving the Rhinos and that hundred was dedicated to that cause and to my friend who lost a finger in Afghanistan. Dean asked me to take the majority of the strike with the last couple of wickets remaining and look for the boundaries as much as possible and quite happy that the plan came off. The ball did wobble around a fair bit and that made it challenging.
That's all she wrote, as Nortje finishes the job he had started and West Indies are bombed out for 162 runs, as South Africa claim the win in the First Test by an innings and 63 runs!

The only West Indies batsman who showed some fight today was Roston Chase, who battled away to score a fighting 62 from 156 balls, but apart from him, no other batsman showed the inclination to stay out in the middle and fight for the team's cause, with numerous batsmen falling to some injudicious strokeplay and in the case of Jason Holder and Joshua Da Silva, offering no strokes and welcoming the ball to knock back their stumps.

The South African bowlers bowled outstandingly in this innings too, with their young pace-attack leader Kagiso Rabada tearing through the West Indies lineup to claim a superb 5/34 and he got excellent support from Anrich Nortje who claimed 3/46 and then Keshav Maharaj bowled outstandingly in the morning and got a critical 2/23 in 11 overs.

South Africa have taken a 1-0 lead in this 2-match Test Series for the Sir Vivian Richards Trophy! Stay tuned for the post-match presentation!
64
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162 /10 score
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cricket bat icon Kemar Roach
13 (23)
cricket bat icon Jayden Seales *
3 (9)
cricket ball icon Anrich Nortje
3 /46
63.6 Anrich Nortje to Jayden Seales, OUT! THAT IS THAT! Nortje seals it with the final blow! Pitches it up into the corridor and Seales has a go at that, drives with hard hands away from his body and gets a thick outside edge that is snaffled really well by Wiaan Mulder who takes it reverse-cupped at chest height and falls to his right in the process. Sheer dominance from start to finish from South Africa! They've wrapped up this test match in under seven sessions by an innings and 63 runs to go 1-0 up in the series!
63.5 Anrich Nortje to Jayden Seales, BUMPER! Round the wicket and banged into the surface on off-stump, Seales manages to sway away from it and survive another testing delivery!
63.4 Anrich Nortje to Jayden Seales, OOH! On a full length and angling away in the channel, Seales pushes at it but is beaten on the edge through to de Kock!
Nortje now shifts to bowl around the stumps.
63.3 Anrich Nortje to Jayden Seales, back of a length delivery in the channel outside off, Seales punches it with soft hands towards backward point
Nortje is operating with three slips, a gully, a leg-slip and a forward short-leg surrounding Jayden Seales as the close-in catchers.
63.2 Anrich Nortje to Jayden Seales, hits a good length and angles it away on the off-stump, Seales stays in his crease and prods with soft hands as he sees it off in front of square on the off-side
63.1 Anrich Nortje to Jayden Seales, on a length and right at the stumps, Seales hangs back and blocks it out into the leg-side
A good over for the West Indies there, with Roach smashing a couple of sixes there.

A change in bowling, with Anrich Nortje returning to the attack and he's got Jayden Seales on strike.
63
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162 /9 score
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cricket bat icon Kemar Roach *
13 (23)
cricket bat icon Jayden Seales
3 (3)
cricket ball icon Keshav Maharaj
2 /23
62.6 Keshav Maharaj to Kemar Roach, full and into the leg-stump, Roach leans forward to defend it with utmost care
62.5 Keshav Maharaj to Kemar Roach, quicker and flatter on a full length at the stumps, gets forward to defend it with a solid stride
62.4 Keshav Maharaj to Kemar Roach, flighted delivery around off, gets forward to block it carefully this time
62.3 Keshav Maharaj to Kemar Roach, SIX! TAKE SIX MORE! On a length and Roach gets under that one to launch it comfortably over long on this time. He's not hanging about now alright!
Maharaj has surrounded Roach with four fielders around the bat, with a slip, silly point, forward short leg and a leg-slip as the close-in catchers, but Roach is paying no heed to the fielders around him as he's swinging around.
62.2 Keshav Maharaj to Kemar Roach, SIX! KEMAR ROACH! If you don't mind, he says! Darts it in with the arm on a full length around off, Roach clears his front leg and swings handsomely over mid-off as he clears the ropes!
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