#SouthAfrica #travel First Ever Test Match between India and South Africa | Historic India tour of South Africa 1992
South Africa vs India 1st Test 1992 Durban : History in the Making : The first ever test match played between India and South Africa was held at Durban from November 13-17 in 1992.
Dubbed as the Freedom Series, India’s first tour of South Africa in 1992 was unique in many ways.
India became the first country to visit South Africa, after their re-admission into international cricket post the apartheid era.
The first Test ended in a draw as the fourth day was washed away due to rain.
Kepler Wessels became the first international cricketer to represent two countries (Australia and South Africa) and also made a timely century in that Test.
Omar Henry became the first non-white player to play for South Africa and was also the oldest ever Test debutant at the ripe age of 40.
It was also the match when Sachin Tendulkar became the first player to be given out by the TV umpire.
Pravin Amre, making his debut for India, went on to score a century, his painstakingly slow 103 coming off 299 deliveries.
South Africa won the four Test series 1-0, its first Test series win.