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In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

November 27, 2015, 5:05 PM IST
In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Ravichandran Ashwin led South Africa's rout on a spinners' paradise as India romped to a 124-run victory with more than two days to spare in the third Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Team India pose for a group photograph ahead of the Day 3 play against South Africa at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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India rode on a superb performance from off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to beat South Africa by 124 runs in the third Test and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Faf du Plesis (39) gave his captain excellent support from the other end, smashing three boundaries and a six during his stint in the middle. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Jean-Paul Duminy scored 19 runs before being dismissed by Ashwin. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Hashim Amla, who has not been at his best so far in this series, gave a good account of himself. He showed much better application and footwork, notching up a well made 39 before being caught by skipper Virat Kohli off Amit Mishra's bowling. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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AB de Villiers (9) seemed to be in good nick and even smashed Jadeja for a boundary through mid-off. But Ashwin accounted for the experienced South African with a carrom ball that kept straight after pitching. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Leg-spinner Amit Mishra (3/51) also made merry on the crumbling pitch, picking up three wickets, including the crucial ones of South African skipper Hashim Amla and Faf du Plesis. (BCCI)

In pics: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

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Ravichandran Ashwin was the star of the show, claiming figures of 7/66 in the second innings. He took 12 wickets in the match. (BCCI)

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