Pakistan in SA

Proteas lose top four

2013-02-01 14:00
Hashim Amla (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Pakistan have removed South Africa's first four batsmen in the first Test at the Wanderers on Friday.

Jacques Kallis was caught by Asad Shafiq off the bowling of Umur Gul shortly after lunch with the wicket of Hashim Amla following soon after when he was caught off the bowling of Younis Khan.

The pair had put on a partnership of 79 runs to steady the ship after South Africa appeared vulnerable followinfg the early loss of Alviro Peterson and Graeme Smith.

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Earlier, the Pakistani pace bowlers were able to find some swing and movement off the pitch and asked plenty of questions of openers, Graeme Smith and Alviro Petersen, particularly in the first six overs.

Opting to bat first, the hosts scored just 27 runs in the first hour while Junaid Khan enjoyed an excellent opening spell of 6-3-4-0.

After seeing off the shine and starting to settle, Petersen, looking to play Junaid Khan towards the leg side, got a leading edge to third slip and was gone for 24.

Four balls later, Smith, hoping for a big innings on his big day - not only was it his 32nd birthday but also his 100th Test match in charge - was on 24 when he got an outside edge to Umar Gul which went straight through to the 'keeper.

Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis were not out on seven and 15 respectively, as South Africa went into the lunch break on 68 for two.

Teams:

South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel.

Paksitan: Mohammed Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Asad Shafiq, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Rahat Ali.

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