South Arica v Pakistan | Third Test: South Africa scores 135/5, 212 runs lead

South Africa vs Pakistan, Third Test: South Africa scores 135/5, 212 runs in second innings. South Africa have scored a score of 135/5 in the second innings of the Johannesburg Test against Pakistan and their total increase has been 212 runs. Hashim Amla (42) and Quinton de Kock (34) were at the crease until the end of the second day’s play. Fahim Ashraff has so far claimed 2 wickets.

Earlier, the Pakistan team was reduced to 185 in their first innings. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed scored the maximum of 50 runs. Babar Azam scored 49 and opener Imam ul Haq scored 43 runs. None of the other batsmen could play big innings. Six of the team’s batsmen could not even reach the tenth position, while three batsmen could not even open the account.

For the sixth wicket, Babar Azam and Sarfraz Ahmed shared a 78-run partnership, besides no other big partnership was seen. Duane Olivier once again took the best bowling wicket of South Africa and took 5 wickets and Vernon Philander also took 3 wickets.

South Africa’s start to bat in the second innings was not good at the start. Captain Dean Elgar once again scored 5 runs. Eden Markram scored 21 runs.

In the mediocre, Theunis De Bruyn 7, Temba Bawwamah 23 and Jubayar Hamja could not even open the account. Although experienced batsman Hashim Amla has stood at one end and he has shared 42 runs with Quinton de Kock so far.

On the third day of the game, Hashim Amla and Quintan D. Coq would make a big score and make challenging goals in front of Pakistan. At the same time, the Pakistani team will try to reconcile the Proteas team as soon as possible.

Sketch score
South Africa: 262, 135/5 *
Pakistan 185