IND vs SA First Test: Live | India vs South Africa scorecard

India's Mayank Agarwal celebrates scoring double century during the second day of the first test match between India and South Africa at the ACA-VDCA stadium in Visakhapatnam on Oct 03, 2019.

India's Mayank Agarwal celebrates scoring double century during the second day of the first test match between India and South Africa at the ACA-VDCA stadium in Visakhapatnam on Oct 03, 2019.   | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak

India start the three-Test series against South Africa as the overwhelming favourite

South Africa were struggling at 39 for 3 at stumps on the second day of the opening Test against India here on Thursday.

Opener Dean Elgar (27 not out) and Temba Bavuma (2) were at the crease at the draw of stumps.

The visitors are still trailing by 463 runs.

Earlier, India declared their first innings at 502 for 7, built around Mayank Agarwal’s (215) maiden double ton and Rohit Sharma’s 176.

Part-time left-arm spinner Deal Elgar dismissed Agarwal.

Hanuma Vihari (8) and Ravinder Jadeja (6) were at the crease when the tea break was taken.

India lost overnight batsman Rohit Sharma (176) in the first session and Chetehswar Pujara (6), skipper Virat Kohli (20), Ajinkya Rahane (15) and Agarwal in the second.

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India: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami

South Africa: Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Theunis de Bruyn, Faf du Plessis (captain), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Senuran Muthusamy, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dane Piedt.

 

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