India vs South Africa, third Test at Nagpur

| Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 16:33
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India Vs South Africa

India opt to bat against South Africa in third Test

Nagpur: On the opening day of the third Test of the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday, South African bowlers got India out for 215.
The bowlers struck twice to remove both Indian openers as the hosts reached 85/2 at lunch on the opening day of the third Test.
Cheteshwar Pujara (18) and skipper Virat Kohli (11) were on the crease for the home side when lunch was called after openers Murali Vijay (40) and Shikhar Dhawan (12) were dismissed.
For the visitors, seamer Morne Morkel and spinner Dean Elgar picked one wicket each.
An impressive bowling performance followed by some athleticism on the field helped South Africa bundle out India for 215 runs at the end of Day 1.
For the hosts, opener Murali Vijay (40) was the top-scorer alongside some handy runs provided by Ravindra Jadeja (34) and Wriddhiman Saha (32).
For the visitors, spinner Simon Harmer (4/78) and seamer Morne Morkel (3/35) were the pick of the bowlers.
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