Cloud, rain stopped play in the third Test between India and South Africa when the hosts were 223 for three in the final session of the opening day on Saturday.

India lost opener Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (0) and skipper Virat Kohli (12) in the morning session after electing to bat.

Rohit (117), who scored two centuries in the opening Test in Visakhapatnam, and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (83) have added 185 runs in the unfinished fourth-wicket partnership.

India leads the series 2-0, having won in Visakhapatnam and Pune.


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