India beat South Africa by 124 runs in the 3rd Test at Nagpur and have clinched the 4-match series 2-0 with one match to play. Ravichandran Ashwin was the star of the second innings, finishing with 7 wickets in the innings and a total of 12 in the match. His figures of 7 for 66 are his best figures in Tests. He is also now the leading wicket-taker in Tests in 2015, surpassing Stuart Broad’s feat. India have therefore ended South Africa’s streak of remaining unbeaten for 9 away series. Last time South Africa lost an away series before this was when they lost 0-2 to Sri Lanka. South Africa will have a chance to redeem themselves when they take on India in the fourth Test at Delhi, scheduled to be played in Delhi between December 3-7. Full cricket Scorecard: India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3

South Africa gave India a good fight in the fourth innings as the 72-run stand between Hashim Amla and faf du Plessis gave them some home hope of wining the match. But after they were removed in quick succession by Amit Mishra before tea on Day 3, India sniffed that they can win the match from there. They did just that as the spinners led by Ashwin ran havoc to clean up South Africa with minimal effort. Live Cricket Update India vs South Africa 2015, 3rd Test at Nagpur, Day 3

Both India and South Africa made a change or two in their playing XI. Stuart Binny was dropped to the bench and leg-spinner Amit Mishra was preferred ahead of him. Rohit Sharma too was picked in the side following his impressive show in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16 season ahead of fasr bowler Varun Aaron.