Virat Kohli-led Team India started 2021 with a 113-run victory over South Africa in the first Test at Centurion’s SuperSport Park on Thursday, 30 December. The victory is also India’s first Test victory at the venue, which is largely considered a fortress for South Africa. With this win, India have also taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Also, India has now become the first Asian team to win a Test at Centurion. ( kohli waves vamika )
— S💫 (@veenushkie) December 30, 2021
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First Indian captain to win two Boxing Day Test matches
Meanwhile, after the match, Kohli was seen waving to his Princess Vamika, who was present in the stands along with her mother Anushka Sharma. Its video soon went viral on social media. Notably, the victory at Centurion was also historic for Kohli, as he became the first Indian captain to win two Boxing Day Test matches. The Virat Kohli-led side had defeated Australia by 137 runs in the 2018 Boxing Day Test in Melbourne before winning at Centurion on Thursday.
First match of vamika in the stands. Virat gesturing this to his family.
God, protect them
Do it for your girls, Virat! Do it for them.
— Siddhi (@Sectumsempra187) December 30, 2021
First Indian captain to win two test matches (kohli waves vamika)
Also, with the win against the Proteas in the first Test, Kohli became the first Indian captain to win two Test matches in South Africa. He secured his first win as captain in the 2018 tour. Moreover, Kohli is now the only Indian captain to have won two Test matches each against Australia, England and now South Africa. India will now be aiming to register their maiden Test series win in South Africa when they take on the hosts in the second Test, which is set to begin in Johannesburg from January 3. ( kohli waves vamika )