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Ind vs SA, Day 2: Ravindra Jadeja traps South Africa at Kotla

Ravindra Jadeja returns with impressive figures of 5/30, helps India take crucial 231-run lead.

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Resuming the day's play at 231/7, India were off to a confident start. The overnight pair of Ashwin (L) and Rahane looked confident in their approach and the latter went on to add 11 runs to his overnight total, and bring up a well-deserved hundred. (Source: AP)

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The right-handers outing on Indian soil doesn't make a good read but Ajinkya Rahane would have been relieved after this effort. At least his celebration suggested that. Ashwin gave him good company and scored a valuable fifty with the tail after Rahane's departure. (Source: AP)

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While visitors' spinners seemed out of sorts, Kyle Abbott bowled a fine spell. He didn't concede too many runs and returned with fine figures of 5/40. India were bundled out for 334. (Source: PTI)

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After early inroads, Virat Kohli went back to his spinners. This time it was Ravindra Jadeja who ran through the South African middle-order. The all-rounder took a fifer and helped India take a crucial lead of 231 runs. (Source: AP)

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For South Africa, it was a similar struggle. And, it was only AB de Villiers 42 which saved them further embarrassment. (Source: AP)

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With a healthy lead, Indian cricket team was all smiles before bad light forced early stumps on Day 2. On Day 3, the hosts openers would like to get some runs under their belt before India switch to the shorter formats in upcoming series. (Source: )