Pakistan Vs South Africa 1st Test Day 2: Du Plessis & Bavuma Help Proteas Gain Control
On Day 2 of the second Test against Pakistan, Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma guaranteed South Africa took an ordering lead of 205 runs. Having endured the early tempest of losing two wickets, Faf and Bavuma batted calmly and made Pakistan buckle down.
A wicketless second session just added to Pakistan’s inconveniences. While Bavuma succumbed to 75, Faf proceeded to score 103 preceding being given out. Shaheen Afridi took the two wickets.
Quinton de Kock included kept running effortlessly at the opposite end to lead the pack past 200 runs. Post the Tea session, the ball would hop up sporadically which would energize the host seamers to take care of business on Day 3.
Pakistan need to indicate a lot of purpose going ahead on the off chance that they are to abstain from losing this by an innings edge.
Scorecard – Pakistan Vs South Africa:
South Africa 1st Innings (continued): 382/6 (116 Overs, RR: 3.29)
Social Media Reactions – Pakistan Vs South Africa 2nd Test Day 2:
— Edged&Taken (@Edged_AndTaken) January 4, 2019
— Debjit Majumder (@Dmeister89) January 4, 2019
2nd Test Stumps DAY2 #Pakistan 177; #SouthAfrica 382/6 (116 ov)
VD Philander 6* (16) Q de Kock 55* (72) Yasir Shah 21-1-79-0 Asad Shafiq 4-0-16-0
Stumps – South Africa lead by 205 runs with 4 wickets remaining in the 1st innings #SAvPAK pic.twitter.com/1auzxxRoow
— 》♡IND vs AUS 2018♡《 (@HRS_Cricket) January 4, 2019
South Africa end Day Two in a dominant position!
A century from captain Faf du Plessis, backed up by fifties from Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma, mean they reach stumps leading by 205 with four wickets in hand.#SAvPAK SCORE ➡️ https://t.co/sT3TAzx0C3 pic.twitter.com/ZXcbb21ph4
— ICC (@ICC) January 4, 2019
Pakistan’s tail crumbles as Duanne Olivier (4/48) and Dale Steyn (3/48) tear through the visitors – all out for 177 at tea in Cape Town. How good were the South Africa pacers?#SAvPAK pic.twitter.com/rXdZMkAOQP
— CricIntl (@CricIntl) January 3, 2019
‘Faf Du Plessis bounced back off a pair with a classic hundred to put South Africa way ahead of Pakistan. #SAvPak
🇵🇰 177 (Sarfaraz 56 Olivier 4/48 Steyn 3/48)
🇿🇦 382/6 (Du Plessis 103 Markram 78 Bavuma 75 Afridi 3/112)
Stumps, Day 2 – SA leads by 205 runs’ pic.twitter.com/uU6joWBWaI
— Afghan Cricinfo (@LaghmanCricinfo) January 4, 2019
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