Result
3rd Test, South Africa tour of India at Nagpur, Nov 25-27 2015
215 & 173
(89.5 ov, target 310)
79 & 185
India won by 124 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
M Vijay lbw b Morkel4084973147.61
S Dhawan c & b Elgar1223682052.17
CA Pujara lbw b Harmer2143642048.83
V Kohli (c)c †Vilas b Morkel2255732040.00
AM Rahane  b Morkel1325280152.00
RG Sharma c de Villiers b Harmer22841007.14
WP Saha c Duminy b Harmer321061454030.18
RA Jadeja  b Rabada3454736062.96
R Ashwin  b Imran Tahir1544571034.09
A Mishra lbw b Harmer39220033.33
I Sharma not out00300-
Extras(b 15, lb 3, nb 1, w 2)21
TOTAL(78.2 Ov, RR: 2.74, 340 Mts)215
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Shikhar Dhawan, 13.6 ov), 2-69 (Murali Vijay, 21.2 ov), 3-94 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 30.1 ov), 4-115 (Ajinkya Rahane, 37.2 ov), 5-116 (Virat Kohli, 39.2 ov), 6-125 (Rohit Sharma, 46.2 ov), 7-173 (Ravindra Jadeja, 63.6 ov), 8-201 (Wriddhiman Saha, 72.6 ov), 9-215 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 77.6 ov), 10-215 (Amit Mishra, 78.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel16.173532.1601
K Rabada1783011.7620
SR Harmer27.227842.8500
D Elgar40711.7500
Imran Tahir12.514113.1900
JP Duminy10606.0000
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar  b Ashwin735361020.00
S van Zyl c Rahane b Ashwin0714000.00
Imran Tahir  b Jadeja412111033.33
HM Amla (c)c Rahane b Ashwin110150010.00
AB de Villiers c & b Jadeja0611000.00
F du Plessis  b Jadeja1020211050.00
JP Duminy lbw b Mishra3565721253.84
DJ Vilas  b Jadeja11518006.66
SR Harmer  b Ashwin13101920130.00
K Rabada not out617231035.29
M Morkel c & b Ashwin1250050.00
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(33.1 Ov, RR: 2.38, 127 Mts)79
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Stiaan van Zyl, 3.1 ov), 2-9 (Imran Tahir, 6.5 ov), 3-11 (Dean Elgar, 9.5 ov), 4-12 (Hashim Amla, 11.1 ov), 5-12 (AB de Villiers, 12.3 ov), 6-35 (Faf du Plessis, 16.6 ov), 7-47 (Dane Vilas, 22.2 ov), 8-66 (Simon Harmer, 27.2 ov), 9-76 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 32.1 ov), 10-79 (Morne Morkel, 33.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
I Sharma21402.0000
R Ashwin16.163251.9700
RA Jadeja1233342.7500
A Mishra30913.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
M Vijay c Amla b Morkel515191033.33
S Dhawan c †Vilas b Imran Tahir39781206050.00
CA Pujara  b Duminy3145575068.88
V Kohli (c)c du Plessis b Imran Tahir1630492053.33
AM Rahane c Duminy b Imran Tahir913141069.23
RG Sharma c Elgar b Morkel2339771158.97
WP Saha c Amla b Imran Tahir713161053.84
RA Jadeja  b Harmer5641083.33
R Ashwin lbw b Morkel722221031.81
A Mishra  b Imran Tahir1418292077.77
I Sharma not out1340033.33
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 3)16
TOTAL(46.3 Ov, RR: 3.72, 210 Mts)173
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Murali Vijay, 4.2 ov), 2-52 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 17.3 ov), 3-97 (Shikhar Dhawan, 26.5 ov), 4-102 (Virat Kohli, 28.1 ov), 5-108 (Ajinkya Rahane, 30.3 ov), 6-122 (Wriddhiman Saha, 34.1 ov), 7-128 (Ravindra Jadeja, 35.3 ov), 8-150 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 41.4 ov), 9-171 (Rohit Sharma, 45.4 ov), 10-173 (Amit Mishra, 46.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel1051931.9000
SR Harmer1836413.5500
K Rabada511503.0001
JP Duminy2024112.0001
Imran Tahir11.323853.3001
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 310 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar lbw b Ashwin1858681131.03
S van Zyl c RG Sharma b Ashwin529300017.24
Imran Tahir lbw b Mishra871220114.28
HM Amla (c)c Kohli b Mishra391672192023.35
AB de Villiers lbw b Ashwin921181042.85
F du Plessis  b Mishra391521853125.65
JP Duminy lbw b Ashwin1944502043.18
DJ Vilas c †Saha b Ashwin1216451075.00
SR Harmer not out824290033.33
K Rabada c Kohli b Ashwin617171035.29
M Morkel  b Ashwin4861050.00
Extras(b 9, lb 5, nb 4)18
TOTAL(89.5 Ov, RR: 2.05, 344 Mts)185
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Stiaan van Zyl, 7.4 ov), 2-29 (Imran Tahir, 11.1 ov), 3-40 (Dean Elgar, 17.5 ov), 4-58 (AB de Villiers, 23.4 ov), 5-130 (Hashim Amla, 69.6 ov), 6-135 (Faf du Plessis, 71.5 ov), 7-164 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 81.1 ov), 8-167 (Dane Vilas, 81.6 ov), 9-177 (Kagiso Rabada, 87.4 ov), 10-185 (Morne Morkel, 89.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
I Sharma1562001.3304
R Ashwin29.576672.2100
RA Jadeja25123401.3600
A Mishra2025132.5500
MATCH DETAILS
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Player Of The Match
Ravichandran Ashwin
Series resultIndia led the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2189
Season2015/16
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days25,26,27 November 2015 (5-day match)
Umpires
Bruce Oxenford
Ian Gould
TV Umpire
Anil Chaudhary
Reserve Umpire
Chettithody Shamshuddin
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 25 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 11/2 (D Elgar 7*, HM Amla 0*, 9 ov)
Thu, 26 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 32/2 (D Elgar 10*, HM Amla 3*, 14 ov)
Fri, 27 Nov - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 185 (89.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 20.6 overs (127 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: South Africa - 71/4 in 31.0 overs (HM Amla 15, F du Plessis 5)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 40.2 overs (246 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: South Africa - 105/4 in 45.0 overs (HM Amla 28, F du Plessis 23)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 138 balls (HM Amla 25, F du Plessis 23, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 126/4 in 64.0 overs (HM Amla 38, F du Plessis 32)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 75.5 overs (459 balls), Extras 16
  • Tea: South Africa - 151/6 in 76.0 overs (JP Duminy 15, DJ Vilas 2)
  • New ball taken at 80.1 over
  • day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 185 (89.5 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 22.3 overs (135 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 65/7 in 26.0 overs (JP Duminy 29, SR Harmer 12)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Lunch: India - 7/0 in 4.0 overs (M Vijay 5, S Dhawan 2)
  • India: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (105 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: India - 52/2 in 17.3 overs (S Dhawan 12)
  • India: 100 runs in 27.4 overs (168 balls), Extras 8
  • Tea: India - 108/5 in 31.0 overs (RG Sharma 0, WP Saha 0)
  • India: 150 runs in 41.1 overs (250 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 167/8 in 45.0 overs (RG Sharma 22, A Mishra 10)
  • Innings Break: India - 173/10 in 46.3 overs (I Sharma 1)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 32/2 in 14.0 overs (D Elgar 10, HM Amla 3)
  • day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 32/2 (D Elgar 10*, HM Amla 3*, 14 ov)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 48/0 in 13.0 overs (M Vijay 34, S Dhawan 11)
  • India: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (82 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (M Vijay 35, S Dhawan 12, Ex 3)
  • Lunch: India - 85/2 in 27.0 overs (CA Pujara 18, V Kohli 11)
  • India: 100 runs in 32.2 overs (195 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: India - 121/5 in 41.0 overs (RG Sharma 1, WP Saha 4)
  • Tea: India - 149/6 in 55.0 overs (WP Saha 9, RA Jadeja 21)
  • India: 150 runs in 56.1 overs (338 balls), Extras 9
  • India: 200 runs in 72.2 overs (435 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: India - 201/8 in 73.0 overs (R Ashwin 7)
  • Innings Break: India - 215/10 in 78.2 overs (I Sharma 0)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 11/2 in 9.0 overs (D Elgar 7, HM Amla 0)
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 11/2 (D Elgar 7*, HM Amla 0*, 9 ov)