South Africa complete comprehensive victory

Overshadowing Sachin Tendulkar's historical feat of 50 Test tons, South Africa beat India by an innings and 25 runs in the tour opener Test in Centurion.

updated: December 20, 2010 09:03 IST
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Once the players woke up to clear skies in Centurion, it was only a matter of time before South Africa took the final two wickets that stood between them and a 1-0 lead in the series. The other question was whether they could inflict an innings defeat on India, something they had never done at home. They did, dismissing the tailenders in less than six overs on the fifth day, while Sachin Tendulkar remained unbeaten on 111.


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