result
3rd Test, Nagpur, Nov 25 - 27 2015, South Africa tour of India
215 & 173
(target 310)79 & 185
India won by 124 runs
Player Of The Match
5/32 & 7/66
ravichandran-ashwin
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Murali Vijay lbw b Morkel4084973147.61
Shikhar Dhawan c & b Elgar1223682052.17
Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Harmer2143642048.83
Virat Kohli (c)c †Vilas b Morkel2255732040.00
Ajinkya Rahane  b Morkel1325280152.00
Rohit Sharma c de Villiers b Harmer22841007.14
Wriddhiman Saha c Duminy b Harmer321061454030.18
Ravindra Jadeja  b Rabada3454736062.96
Ravichandran Ashwin  b Imran Tahir1544571034.09
Amit Mishra lbw b Harmer39220033.33
Ishant Sharma not out 00300-
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
Morne Morkel16.173532.16857001
Kagiso Rabada1783011.76903020
Simon Harmer27.227842.851195200
Dean Elgar40711.75170000
Imran Tahir12.514113.19514000
Jean-Paul Duminy10606.0031000
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar  b Ashwin735361020.00
Stiaan van Zyl c Rahane b Ashwin0714000.00
Imran Tahir  b Jadeja412111033.33
Hashim Amla (c)c Rahane b Ashwin110150010.00
AB de Villiers c & b Jadeja0611000.00
Faf du Plessis  b Jadeja1020211050.00
Jean-Paul Duminy lbw b Mishra3565721253.84
Dane Vilas  b Jadeja11518006.66
Simon Harmer  b Ashwin13101920130.00
Kagiso Rabada not out 617231035.29
Morne 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
Ishant Sharma21402.00111000
Ravichandran Ashwin16.163251.97793000
Ravindra Jadeja1233342.75572200
Amit Mishra30913.00131000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Murali Vijay c Amla b Morkel515191033.33
Shikhar Dhawan c †Vilas b Imran Tahir39781206050.00
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Duminy3145575068.88
Virat Kohli (c)c du Plessis b Imran Tahir1630492053.33
Ajinkya Rahane c Duminy b Imran Tahir913141069.23
Rohit Sharma c Elgar b Morkel2339771158.97
Wriddhiman Saha c Amla b Imran Tahir713161053.84
Ravindra Jadeja  b Harmer5641083.33
Ravichandran Ashwin lbw b Morkel722221031.81
Amit Mishra  b Imran Tahir1418292077.77
Ishant Sharma not out 1340033.33
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
Morne Morkel1051931.90492000
Simon Harmer1836413.55756100
Kagiso Rabada511503.00253001
Jean-Paul Duminy2024112.0055001
Imran Tahir11.323853.30505001
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 310 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar lbw b Ashwin1858681131.03
Stiaan van Zyl c RG Sharma b Ashwin529300017.24
Imran Tahir lbw b Mishra871220114.28
Hashim Amla (c)c Kohli b Mishra391672192023.35
AB de Villiers lbw b Ashwin921181042.85
Faf du Plessis  b Mishra391521853125.65
Jean-Paul Duminy lbw b Ashwin1944502043.18
Dane Vilas c †Saha b Ashwin1216451075.00
Simon Harmer not out 824290033.33
Kagiso Rabada c Kohli b Ashwin617171035.29
Morne 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
Ishant Sharma1562001.33791004
Ravichandran Ashwin29.576672.211456100
Ravindra Jadeja25123401.361302100
Amit Mishra2025132.54905000
MATCH DETAILS
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin
Series resultIndia led the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2189
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 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Bruce Oxenford
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Ian Gould
TV Umpire
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Anil Chaudhary
Reserve Umpire
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Chettithody Shamshuddin
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 25 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 11/2 (Dean Elgar 7*, Hashim Amla 0*, 9 ov)
Thu, 26 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 32/2 (Dean Elgar 10*, Hashim Amla 3*, 14 ov)
Fri, 27 Nov - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 185 (89.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
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 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 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
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