Abu Dawud Book 1, Hadith Number 133.

Chapter : A man who puts his hands in the utensil before washing it.

Narated By Abdullah ibn Abbas : Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: Ibn Abbas saw the Apostle of Allah (PBUH) performed ablution. He narrated the tradition which says that he (the Prophet) performed each detail of ablution three times. He wiped his head and ears once.