Ranchi, Oct. 21 -- Ravindra Jadeja took two quick wickets as India reduced South Africa to 129-6 at lunch Monday on the third day of the third cricket test.

Jadeja returned 2-12, while Umesh Yadav and debutant Shahbaz Nadeem took a wicket apiece as South Africa added 120 runs for the loss of four wickets after resuming at 9-2.

George Linde (10) and Dane Piedt (4) were unbeaten at the interval, and South Africa trailed by 368 runs.

South Africa's morning started badly when Yadav had Faf du Plessis (1) caught behind to have the tourists reeling at 16-3.

But Zubayr Hamza (62) and Temba Bavuma (32) combined in a 91-run partnership for the fourth wicket to rescue the top order.

The pair added 50 runs from 60 balls, scoring at a good rate,...