India on top after Rohit, Mayank heroic in the 1st Test

After scoring his first century in only his fifth test, Mayank Agarwal hits his 1st double century in Vizag Test against  South Africa

The India opening batsman eventually got out for 215 during the second session on the second day of the first test when South African bowlers got back into the match, albeit a bit late. They claimed four wickets to leave lndia 450 for five wickets at tea even as the hosts eventually declared at 502/7.

Ashwin and Jadeja picked three South African wickets before stumps to leave the Proteas at 39/3, trailing India by a 463 runs.

Mayank scored 215 against South Africa before being dismissed by Dean Elgar. His brilliant innings included six sixes and 2