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IND v SA: India losing 4th Test series after winning the first Test

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IND v SA: Team India made this embarrassing record after losing the 7th series in South Africa

South Africa defeated India by 7 wickets on the fourth day in the third and final Test cricket match to take the series 2-1. India had given a target of 212 runs to South Africa, which the hosts achieved by losing three wickets in the second session on the fourth day. Keegan Pietersen (113) played an important innings of 82 runs for South Africa. India started the series with a win but lost the series after losing the last two matches. In this way, India lost the series after winning the first Test for the sixth time. This is the first time that India have lost 2 Tests of a Test series after setting a target of 200+. Not only this, India lost the Test series in South Africa for the 7th time.

India lost this series after winning the first test

  • Against England in 1984-85
  • against West Indies in 2002
  • Against South Africa in 2006-07
  • against England in 2012-13
  • against England in 2014
  • Against South Africa in 2021-22

Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, India’s biggest Test defeat on foreign soil

  • 6 losses in 10 matches played in England
  • 3 losses in 7 matches played in Australia
  • 3 losses in 5 matches played in South Africa

Interestingly, under Kohli’s captaincy in India, Team India has lost only 2 Tests out of 31. South Africa, on the other hand, has become the first team to have won a series of 3 or more matches with a score of 250+.

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