One of the batting mainstays of the South African middle order, Faf du Plessis has proved an able successor to the legendary Jacques Kallis, albeit only with the bat. However, unlike his school friend AB de Villiers, Faf didn't exactly take the swift route to the national side and came into the team only when his Kolpak deal with Lancashire had expired. The former's stonewalling 110* to save the Adelaide Test catapulted him to instant stardom and established him as one of the key members of the Protea side. Later appointed full-time captain of the team, Du Plessis has emerged as a natural leader, especially in Tests. But given the long list of disappointments faced by South Africa at World Cups, Faf's credentials would be carved in stone if he can lead his team to glory in the marquee event.read more
Kohli scored 112 off 119 balls with the help of 10 boundaries and put on 189-run stand for the third-wicket with Ajinkya Rahane (79 runs of 86 balls) as India chased down the target of 270 with 4.3 overs to spare.
Take a look at some of the highlights that went down on day four of the second Test at Centurion between India and South Africa.
Kohli held together India's innings with a classy unbeaten 85 off 130 balls along with all-rounder Hardik Pandya (11 not out) at the crease. India reached 183/5 in 61 overs in their first innings at stumps in reply to South Africa's 335 all out.