India vs South Africa (IND vs SA) 3rd Test, Day 3: The hosts maintained their dominance over South Africa in the third and final Test as they are now just two wickets away from completing a clean sweep in Ranchi. Resuming their first innings after a dreadful start, South Africa batsmen put up another shoddy performance as they were bundled out on 162 in the first innings.
Enforcing the follow-on after taking a substantial lead of 332 runs, the Indian bowlers made sure that the hosts maintain their dominance. The pace battery led by Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav scalped five wickets, while R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with one wicket each. At the close of play on Day 3, the Proteas were batting on 132/8 and are trailing by 203 runs. Theunis de Bruyn and Anrich Nortje will resume the proceedings on the fourth day.