Dean Elgar will look to resume his battle against the Indian bowlers in the second session © AFP
Dean Elgar  was dismissed just before the lunch interval.© AFP

South Africa go to lunch at 5 for 1 in on Day Four of the fourth Test at Delhi. South Africa still need a further 468 runs to win the match and register their first win of the series. Dean Elgar fell just before lunch for four off the bowling of Ravichandran Ashwin after India declared their innings at 267 for 5.  Ajinkya Rahane scored his sixth century of his career and his second of the match to help India set up a huge target. India have not been successful in getting a breakthrough in the first session, but they have another five sessions in the match to bowl their opponents out. Live Cricket Scorecard: India vs South Africa 2015 4th Test at Delhi

Rahane became the fifth Indian player after Vijay Hazare, Sunil Gavaskar, Virat Kohli and Rahul Dravid to score twin centuries in a match. India are still in a dominant position and will look to dominate further when play resumes after lunch. Rahane came in at a time when India had lost a few quick wickets. He put on 154 runs for the fifth wicket with his skipper Virat Kohli, who was dismissed for 88 off the bowling of Kyle Abbott in the first session. The Rahane-Kohli partnership was the highest partnership of the series. Live Cricket Updates: India vs South Africa 2015 4th Test, Day 4 at Delhi

Rahane had put on 98 with Ravichandran Ashwin in the first innings to take India to a good score. Rahane had dug India out of a spot of bother in the first innings and has done so again in the second innings as well. India, courtesy of Rahane and a half-century by Ravichandran Ashwin scored 334 in their first innings. They secured a 213-run lead as they bowled South Africa out for just 121. Kyle Abbott was the star for South Africa in the first innings, picking up a five-wicket haul. Ravindra Jadeja was the pick of the bowlers for India as he picked up his second five-wicket haul of the series. In the second innings, Morne Morkel picked up three wickets. India have already taken an unassailable lead in the series.

On Day One, India won the toss and elected to bat first.

Brief Scores:

India 334 (Ajinkya Rahane 127, Ravichandran Ashwin 55; Kyle Abbott 3 for 40, Dane Piedt 4 for 117) & 267 for 5 decl. ( Virat Kohli 88, Ajinkya Rahane 100*; Morne Morkel 3 for 51, Kyle Abbott 1 for 47)  lead South Africa 121 (Temba Bavuma 22, AB de Villiers 42; Ravichandran Ashwin 2 for 26, Ravindra Jadeja 5 for 30) & 5 for 1 (Dean Elgar 4, Temba Bavuma 1*, Ravichandran Ashwin 1 for 5) by 475 runs.

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(Pramod Ananth is a reporter at CricketCountry. He has represented Karnataka table tennis under-15, and is a hardcore supporter of Liverpool FC. His Twitter handle is @pramz)