Mohammed Shami’s five-wicket pull helped India package out South Africa for 177 in their second innings on the fourth day to win the third Test coordinate by 63 keeps running here today.
Proteas lost their last eight wickets for 53 keeps running as India stayed unbeaten at Wanderers.
Pursuing 241, South Africa were set serenely at 124 for two at one phase however their innings collapsed for 177 after an emotional crumple.
Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma took two wickets each. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who scored 66 keeps running in two innings, got one wicket.
Dignitary Elgar, who took a terrible blow on his cap yesterday and constrained early stumps, was the top scorer in his favor a battling unbeaten 86-run thump. Other than Elgar, just Hashim Amla (52) and Vernon Philander (10) scored in two digits.
South Africa won the principal Test of three-coordinate arrangement by 72 runs and the second Test by 135 runs.
India: 187 and 247
South Africa first innings: 194
South Africa second innings: 177 full scale in 73.3 overs (Dean Elgar 86 not out, Mohammed Shami 5/28, Ishant Sharma 2/31, J Bumrah 2/57)