India vs South Africa: Murali Vijay has the highest score by an Indian opener in Kingsmead

Murali Vijay (97) has registered the highest individual score by an Indian opener in Tests at Kingsmead, Durban. VVS Laxman (96 off 171 balls in December 2010) was the first Indian player to be got out in the nervous nineties at Kingsmead.

updated: December 28, 2013 02:29 IST
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Murali Vijay may have missed out on a hundred but his 97 runs did put him among the statistics:

# India (334) have registered their first total of 300 vs South Africa at Kingsmead, Durban, eclipsing the 277 in November 1992. (Day 2 report)

# Rohit Sharma has recorded his first duck (a golden duck) in Test cricket. (Scorecard)

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