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In Pics | India vs South Africa, 1st Test Day 3: Elgar, de Kock hundreds help SA fightback

Catch all the top moments from Day 3 of the 1st Test between India and South Africa played at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.

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India had a bright start to Day 3 of the Test as Ishant Sharma removed overnight batsman Temba Bavuma. The South African batsman made 18 as the visitors were 63/4. (Image: AP)
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India had a bright start to Day 3 of the Test as Ishant Sharma removed overnight batsman Temba Bavuma. The South African batsman made 18 as the visitors were 63/4. (Image: AP)

After Bavuma's wicket, Elgar and Faf du Plessis took Sourth Africa to 153/4. After Lunch du Plessis completed his fifty as the two batsmen frustrated the Indian bowlers. (Image: Reuters)
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After Bavuma's wicket, Elgar and Faf du Plessis took South Africa to 153/4. After Lunch, du Plessis completed his fifty as the two batsmen frustrated the Indian bowlers. (Image: Reuters)

du Plessis was dismissed in the 58th over of the South African innings. The South Africa skipper made a patient 55, before Ashwin got him caught by Pujara at silly point. The Proteas were reduced to 178/5 at the fall of their captain's wicket. (Image: AP)
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du Plessis was dismissed in the 58th over of the South African innings. The South Africa skipper made a patient 55, before Ashwin got him caught by Pujara at silly point. The Proteas were reduced to 178/5 at the fall of their captain's wicket. (Image: AP)

Dean Elgar continued his resilient stay at the crease and reached his hundred with a six against Ashwin in the 60th over. Elgar became the first South African since Hashim Amla back in 2010 to register a Test century in India. (Image: AP)
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Dean Elgar continued his resilient stay at the crease and reached his hundred with a six against Ashwin in the 60th over. Elgar became the first South African since Hashim Amla back in 2010 to register a Test century in India. (Image: AP)

Elgar found good support from Quinton de Kock as together they frustrated the Indian bowlers while also adding quick runs to the South African total. (Image: AP)
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Elgar found good support from Quinton de Kock as together they frustrated the Indian bowlers while also adding quick runs to the South African total. (Image: AP)

The Indian captain Virat Kohli tried various methods to get the breakthrough including handing the ball to Rohit Sharma to bowl a few overs but it didn’t bear fruit as both de Kock and Elgar powered through with confidence. (Image: AP)
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The Indian captain Virat Kohli tried various methods to get the breakthrough including handing the ball to Rohit Sharma to bowl a few overs but it didn’t bear fruit as both de Kock and Elgar powered through with confidence. (Image: AP)

Jadeja was the man who finally ended Elgar's knock. The South African opener had made 160 off 287 balls hitting 18 boundaries and 4 sixes. Elgar had also put up a 164 run partnership with de Kock. (Image: AP)
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Jadeja was the man who finally ended Elgar's knock. The South African opener had made 160 off 287 balls hitting 18 boundaries and 4 sixes. Elgar had also put up a 164 run partnership with de Kock. (Image: AP)

On a batting friendly track de Kock too completed his century. (Image: AP)
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On a batting friendly track de Kock too completed his century with a six against Ashwin in the 105th over. de Kock's hundred came off 149 balls with 15 fours and 2 sixes. (Image: AP)

de Kock's innings came to an end when he was clean bowled by Ashwin. The South African keeper made 111 off 163 ball hitting 16 boundaries and 2 sixes. With de Kock's wicket Ashwin completed his five-fer for the innings. Keshav Maharaj and Senuran Muthusamy then safely negotiated the remaining overs and took South Africa to 385/8 at Stumps. (Image: AP)
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de Kock's innings came to an end when he was clean bowled by Ashwin in the 110th over. The South African keeper made 111 off 163 ball hitting 16 boundaries and 2 sixes. Ashwin then castled Vernon Philander in the 114th over sending him back on a duck to complete his five-fer for the innings. Keshav Maharaj and Senuran Muthusamy safely negotiated the remaining overs and took South Africa to 385/8 at Stumps. (Image: AP)

First Published on Oct 4, 2019 06:00 pm
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