Published in 28 January 2021 12:35
Pakistan secured a 158-round lead in return for South Africa’s 220 rounds in the first half.
KARACHI (Dunya News) – After beating Pakistan at 378, South Africa Thursday scored 37 unbeaten runs at Lunch on the third day of the first Test match at the Karachi National Stadium (NSK).
South African openers Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar managed to clear twelve overs before the break and scored 16 and 18 runs respectively. Proteas was still 121 behind as the Green Caps secured a 158-move lead in response to 220 South Africans in the first half.
Hasan Ali and Nauman Ali continued Pakistan’s innings today at 11 and 6. Kagiso Rabada fired Hasan Ali on the 21st, becoming the eighth South African to take 200 or more Tes wickets. Nauman Ali, 24, is the last Pakistani batsman to be laid off. He was removed by Keshav Maharaj. Yasir Shah remains unbeaten in the 38th minute.
Rabada and Maharaj of South Africa dismissed three batsmen apiece, while Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje each took two goals. The two-match series marks South Africa’s first trip to Pakistan in 14 years.