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2nd Test: South Africa on top after Pakistan bowled out easily on Day 1

by Sahir Usman Jan 03, 2019 • 23:22 PM

Jan.3 (CRICKETNMORE) - South Africa’s fast bowlers wrecked havoc on day one of the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands, bowling the visitors out for 177. SCORECARD

Proteas fast bowler Duanne Olivier finished with figures of 4-48 in 15 overs. Steyn took 3-48 and Rabada 2-35 while Philander finished with one wicket on his return.

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In reply, South Africa’s top-order enjoyed a strong evening session, Aiden Markram leading the way with a striking half-century. A small blight on the day was Markram's dismissal, bowled by Shan Masood with the last ball of the session for 78. South Africa closed the day on 123/2, trailing Pakistan by 54 runs.

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