Ashwin’s 5/51 skittles South Africa out for 184

Mohali: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up five wickets to help India take a 17-run lead over South Africa, bowling out the visitors for 184 runs in their first innings on the second day of the first Test here on Friday.

Ashwin picked up 5-51, while fellow spinners Ravindra Jadeja (3-55) and Amit Mishra (2-55) helped usefully at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here.

AB de Villiers (63) was the top scorer for the visitors, who started the day on their overnight score of 28/2 in reply to India’s 201.

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