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India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2: Mayank Agarwal, Spinners Put IND In Command

Mayank Agarwal's 215 and Rohit Sharma’s 176 powered India to 502/7d against South Africa on Day 2 of the first Test in Visakhapatnam. In reply, the visitors were 39/3 at the close of play. R Ashwin took two wickets, while Ravindra Jadeja scalped one.

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Rohit Sharma scored 176 before being dismissed by Keshav Maharaj.

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The Mumbai batsman hit 23 fours and six sixes.

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Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal also became only the third Indian opening pair to share a 300-run partnership in the history of Tests.

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Agarwal continued to pile on the runs and scored his maiden double-century.

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Agarwal also hit 23 fours and six sixes.

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Debutant Senuran Muthusamy (in pic) dismissed Virat Kohli, while Vernon Philander removed Cheteshwar Pujara.

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Jadeja's unbeaten 46-ball 30 pushed India past 500 as they declared on 502/7.

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R Ashwin provided the breakthroughs by getting the better of Aiden Markram and Theunis De Bruyn. Ravindra Jadeja then crashed through Dane Piedt's defence to leave the visitors in trouble (39/3).

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Opener Dean Elgar (27) and Temba Bavuma (2) were at the crease at stumps.

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