India vs South Africa: Rain predicted on all five days of first Test

Rain is predicted on all five days of the first Test match between India and South Africa at Visakhapatnam.

Virat Kohli during a practice session ahead of the first test match between in Visakhapatnam.   -  AFP

Weather could play spoilsport during the first Test between India and South Africa starting here on Wednesday with rains predicted on all five days.

It has been raining here regularly since the last one week and there is an 80 per cent chance of showers on the opening day of the series opener.

There is 50 and 40 per cent chance of rain on day two and three, and play could also be affected on the final two days.

The warm-up game between South Africa Board President’s XI in Vizianagram, around 50 kms from here, too was affected by rain. No play was possible on day one of the three-day game and start of day two was delayed due to a wet outfield.

India is aiming for encore against South Africa, having beaten it 3-0 at home four years ago.