India grind past defiant South Africa

India v South Africa, 4th Test, Delhi, 5th day
AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla continued to block resolutely....© BCCI
© BCCIAB de Villiers and Hashim Amla continued to block resolutely....
...before Ravindra Jadeja broke through with the second new ball, ending Amla's 244-ball vigil© BCCI
© BCCI...before Ravindra Jadeja broke through with the second new ball, ending Amla's 244-ball vigil
De Villiers, joined by Faf du Plessis, though, continued to resist India© BCCI
© BCCIDe Villiers, joined by Faf du Plessis, though, continued to resist India

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No of dots played out by du Plessis before he got off the mark

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Jadeja's effort on the fifth morning

Du Plessis hung on for 77 balls before Jadeja struck again© BCCI
© BCCIDu Plessis hung on for 77 balls before Jadeja struck again
R Ashwin then had JP Duminy lbw for a duck© BCCI
© BCCIR Ashwin then had JP Duminy lbw for a duck
Dale Vilas also showed good staying powers as South Africa went to tea at 136 for 5© BCCI
© BCCIDale Vilas also showed good staying powers as South Africa went to tea at 136 for 5
However, Umesh Yadav bowled Vilas in the first over after the break© BCCI
© BCCIHowever, Umesh Yadav bowled Vilas in the first over after the break
The wicket sparked a collapse as the visitors lost their last five wickets in a space of 27 balls© BCCI
© BCCIThe wicket sparked a collapse as the visitors lost their last five wickets in a space of 27 balls
Ashwin, who grabbed the big wicket of de Villiers, ended the series with 31 scalps and his fifth Man-of-the-Series award© BCCI
© BCCIAshwin, who grabbed the big wicket of de Villiers, ended the series with 31 scalps and his fifth Man-of-the-Series award
The 337-run win meant that India moved up to No.2 in the ICC rankings© BCCI
© BCCIThe 337-run win meant that India moved up to No.2 in the ICC rankings

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