Nagpur: South Africa were batting at 11/2 in their first innings on the opening day after bowling out India for 215 in the third cricket Test of the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday.
Dean Elgar (7 not out) and skipper Hashim Amla (0 not out) remained unbeaten on the crease for the visitors at the end of day’s play.
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja picked one wicket each for India.
Earlier, opener Murali Vijay top scored for the hosts with his 40-run knock. For the visitors, spinner Simon Harmer (4-78) and seamer Morne Morkel (3-35) were the pick of the bowlers.