IND vs SA: What is the Boxing Day Test match? Know how India's record has been in 'Boxing Day' Test matches

Explained: Why 26th December Test is called 'Boxing Day: The first Test match of the Test series between India and South Africa (IND vs SA) will be played in Centurion on December 26. Please tell that this Test match is called the Boxing Day Test match. That is, India and South African team are going to compete in the Boxing Day Test. Let us know that in the Test matches played in Boxing Day, India has won 4 matches. Let us know that the Boxing Day Test started in 1892 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. Boxing Day Cricket is played in Australia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Canada, South Africa, Trinidad-Tobago.

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What is a Boxing Day TestLet us know that the Boxing Day Test match will be played from December 26,
a day after Christmas. Actually, Boxing Day is dedicated to those who are engaged in duty by not taking a holiday on Christmas Day. Boxing Day is celebrated by giving gifts to such people. This is the reason that whenever a Test match is played from December 26, it is known as the Boxing Day Test match. India played its first Boxing Day Test match against South Africa in the year 1992.

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India's Boxing Day Test record

Australia Vs India 1985 - Match drawn

Australia Vs India 1991 - Australia won by 8 wickets

South Africa Vs India 1992 - South Africa won by 9 wickets

South Africa Vs India 1996 - South Africa won by 328 runs

New Zealand Vs India 1998 - New Zealand won by 4 wickets

Australia Vs India 1999 - Australia won by 180 runs

Australia vs India 2003 - Australia won by 9 wickets

South Africa Vs India 2006 - South Africa won by 174 runs

Australia Vs India 2007 - Australia won by 337 runs

South Africa Vs India 2010 - India won by 87 runs

Australia Vs India 2011 - Australia won by 122 runs

South Africa Vs India 2013 - South Africa won by 10 wickets

Australia vs India 2014 – Match Drawn

Australia Vs India 2018 - India won by 137 runs

Australia Vs India 2020 - India won by 8 wickets

South Africa Vs India 2021 - India won by 113 runs

India has won 4 Boxing Day Test matches so far.
India won the first time in 4. India was successful in winning that match by 2010 runs. After this, India defeated Australia in the Melbourne Test in 87, in the 2018 Melbourne Boxing Day Test match, India beat Australia by 2020 wickets. At the same time, in 8, India was successful in winning the Boxing Day Test match played against South Africa in Centurion by 2021 runs.