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PRESS TRUST OF INDIA RANDJESFONTEIN, (South Africa), Oct. 1. The Indians started their South African tour on a winning note with two of their star players, who returned after injuries, making a major contribution in the five-wicket win against Nicky Oppenheimer XI here today.
Anil Kumble, returning to international cricket after almost a year due to a shoulder injury, took two wickets, while Sachin Tendulkar, who missed the tour of Sri Lanka due to a toe injury, made 45 runs as India overhauled the hosts 244 for three in 48.1 overs.
In a match that did not have any toss or restrictions on the number of overs, the Indians defied tradition by asking the home …