Opener Mayank Agarwal’s double century, performing only his fifth Test,
Mayank Agarwal’s double century scored 215 as India reached 450 for five in their first innings at tea on the second day of the series-opener upon South Africa, here on Thursday.
Part-time left-arm spinner Deal Elgar dismissed Agarwal.
Hanuma Vihari (8) and Ravinder Jadeja (6) were at the fold when the tea break take.
India lost late batsman Rohit Sharma (176) in the first session and Chetehswar Pujara (6), skipper Virat Kohli (20), Ajinkya Rahane (15) and Agarwal in the second.
India 1st innings: 457/ 5 – 125 overs (Mayank Agarwal 215, Rohit Sharma 176; Keshav Maharaj 2/169).