Cricket

Dala, Hendricks help SA 'A' fight

2017-06-22 06:43
Beuran Hendricks (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Junior Dala and Beuran Hendricks claimed two wickets apiece as South Africa ‘A’ ended the opening day of their one-off, four-day encounter against the England Lions with honours even in Canterbury on Wednesday.

Dala claimed 2-56 and Hendricks bagged 2-40 as the hosts reached stumps at The Spitfire Ground on 302/7 after winning the toss and batting.

There were three key contributions for the hosts - Mark Stoneman's 58 (107 balls, 9 fours), a patient 57 (125 balls, 9 fours) from captain and England test opener Keaton Jennings and a resistant, unbeaten 77 (129 balls, 8 fours) by Ben Foakes.

The key partnership for England was the Stoneman-Jennings one for the second wicket, which yielded 105 after Dianne Olivier (1-51) had removed another test player, Haseeb Hameed, for a duck.

There was also a wicket each for Dane Piedt (1-98) and Theunis de Bruyn (1-10), but wicketkeeper Foakes was holding up the tourists' progress.

The South Africans are bidding to end the trip strongly after losing out 2-0 to the Lions in the three-match one-day series.

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