1. Kapil Dev (129 runs) – The first test series between India and South Africa was held in 1993, in this series South Africa defeated India by 1-0. But in this series, former great all-rounder for India, Kapil Dev played one of the best innings of his career. India’s 5 wickets had fallen for just 27 runs. After this, Kapil Dev played an innings of 129 runs with the help of 14 fours and a six and took over the team.
2. Sachin Tendulkar (169 runs) – Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was the biggest hope of Team India on the tour of South Africa in 1996. The Indian batting order revolved around them. During the second Test of the series played in Cape Town, India’s score was just 58 runs and its top 5 batsmen were dismissed. After this Sachin Tendulkar scored 169 runs while batting amazingly. This century scored by him in South Africa was in discussion for a long time. During this innings, Sachin faced 254 balls and hit 26 fours.
3. Mohammad Azharuddin (115 runs) – During the Test played in Cape Town in 1997, Sachin Tendulkar’s scintillating 171 runs did not go unnoticed by Azharuddin’s brilliant 115. After 5 for 58, Mohammad Azharuddin was the only batsman who, along with Sachin Tendulkar, took an aggressive approach and batted well against bowlers like Allan Donald, Shaun Pollock and Lance Klusener. During this innings, Mohammad Azharuddin faced 110 balls and scored 115 runs with the help of 19 fours and one six.
4. Virender Sehwag (105 runs) – On the tour of South Africa, the Indian Test team gave Virender Sehwag a chance to debut in the first Test. Scored runs. Virender Sehwag shared 220 runs with his mentor Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin scored 155 runs in 184 balls in this match.
5. Virat Kohli (119 runs) – Indian Test team captain Virat Kohli played a memorable innings of 119 runs in 181 balls during the Test match against South Africa in the year 2013. Thanks to his innings, the Indian team was able to score 280 runs in the first innings. Apart from him, no batsman was able to play. After this match, everyone had a great glimpse of the future of Indian cricket.