On the 2nd day of the 3rd India-South Africa Test here, Ashwin, Jadeja and Mishra shared all 10 Proteas wickets to bowl the visitors out for a record low of 79 in 33.1 overs. The hosts took a first-innings lead of 136.
Today's 79 is the lowest Test total against India. The previous low score was 82 by Sri Lanka in Chandigarh in 1990.
Off-spinner Ashwin took 5/32, his 14th five-wicket haul in Tests while Jadeja had 4/33. Mishra, who got to bowl just 3 overs, accounted for one wicket.
South Africa had resumed the day at 11/2 and in the space of 23.1 overs, they lost 8 wickets for the addition of just 68 runs on a pitch that assisted spin.
Lowest totals against India in Test cricket (Top 10)
79 - South Africa in Nagpur, 2015
82 - Sri Lanka in Chandigarh, 1990
83 - Australia in Melbourne, 1981
84 - South Africa in Johannesburg, 2006
91 - Bangladesh in Dhaka, 2000
93 - Australia in Mumbai, 2004
94 - New Zealand in Hamilton, 2002
100 - New Zealand in Wellington, 1981
101 - England in London (The Oval), 1971
101 - New Zealand in Auckland, 1968