India who were chasing South Africa's target of 286 runs on the 1st day were 28/3 at stumps. Vijay got out early in the match on the bowling of Philanders , then it was Dhawan who played a poor shot on the bowling of Dale Steyn, and then it was the biggest wicket of Virat Kohli who got out on the bowling of Morkel. After South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first they were bundled for 286 runs in the first innings in just 73.1 overs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was on fire as he picked 4 wickets, more importantly removing the dangerous Hashim Amla early on in the game. India got off to a dream start in the 1st test match against South Africa thanks to a superb bowling by Bhuvneshwar Kumar .