Amir strikes early as South Africa build lead

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South Africa went for tea at 25-1 on the second day of the Johannesburg Take a look at towards Pakistan on Saturday.

South Africa started their second innings with a lead of 77 runs.

The South African skipper Dean Elgar did not carry out within the Take a look at match as soon as once more as he fell to Mohammad Amir after scoring simply 5.

Aiden Markram and Hashim Amla are batting at 17 and one respectively. The facet lead by 102 runs.

Earlier, Pakistan have been dismissed for 185 within the afternoon session of the second day of Johannesburg Take a look at towards South Africa on Saturday.

Pakistan began the day two’s proceedings at 17-2 with Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Abbas batting at 10 and nought respectively.

The facet misplaced their third wicket on the rating of 53 as Mohammad Abbas was caught by Theunis de Bruyn from Duanne Olivier’s bowling after scoring 11 runs.

The duo had scored a 47-run partnership in on the fourth wicket.

The guests slumped to 53-Four as Asad Shafiq was caught behind by Quinton de Kock from Olivier’s bowling with out troubling the scorers.

Imam — who added simply 33 runs to his in a single day rating of 14 — grew to become Vernon Philander’s third sufferer of the match as he was caught by skipper Dean Elgar after scoring 43.

Pakistan began the second session of the day at 111-5 with Babar Azam and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed batting at 41 and eight respectively.

Pakistan misplaced their sixth wicket on the rating of 169 as Sarfraz fell at 50 after being caught by Hashim Amla from Kagiso Rabada’s bowling.

Pakistan have been decreased to 169-7 as Babar departed for 49  by getting caught out to Rabada on Duanne Olivier’s bowling.

Faheem Ashraf grew to become Olivier’s fourth sufferer as he he was caught out by Zubayr out on his first ball.

The ninth wicket got here on the rating of 185 as Muhammad Amir was caught by Zubayr Hamza from Olivier’s bowling after contributing 10 runs to the scoreboard.

Shadab Khan was caught out by de Bruyn after contributing 5 runs to the scorecard.



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