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India v South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: R Ashwin Strikes After Dean Elgar, Quinton De Kock Tons

India's R Ashwin picked up his 27th five-wicket haul as South Africa were 385/8 at the close of play on Day 3 of the opening Test in Visakhapatnam. For the visitors, Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock hit 160 and 111 respectively.

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In the morning session, Ishant Sharma got one to jag back in sharply and trapped Temba Bavuma (18) in front of the stumps.

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Dean Elgar showed great composure, scoring his maiden Test century in India.

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Faf du Plessis was also on fine form. He hit 55 off 103 balls before falling to R Ashwin.

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Elgar and Du Plessis shared 115 runs for the fifth wicket before Quinton de Kock (not in pic) joined the centurion in the middle.

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Ashwin brought the home team back in the final session, picking up his 27th five-wicket haul in the format.

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De Kock batted in limited-overs mode and reached his century. He scored 111 before becoming Ashwin's victim.

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Ravindra Jadeja became the second fastest Indian to scalp 200 wickets in Tests. Jadeja achieved the feat when he dismissed Elgar (160).

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Ashwin ended the day with figures of 5/128. The Proteas were 385/8, still 117 runs behind with two wickets in hand.

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