Pakistan v SA

Pakistan remain resilient

2010-11-22 15:53
Dale Steyn takes the wicket of Younis Khan. (AP)
Abu Dhabi - Pakistani number 5 batsman Misbah-ul-Haq continues to frustrate South Africa's bowlers as he powered Pakistan to 317 for six at stumps on the third day of the second test against South Africa at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday. 

Earlier in the day, Dale Steyn continued his good form with the ball by picking up the wickets of Azhar Ali for a well-deserved 90, and the prize scalp of Younis Khan for just 14.

Spinner Paul Harris managed breakthrough wickets just after lunch, having Asad Shafiq caught by Jacques Kallis at first slip for 61, and after tea with Adnan Akmal caught by Hashim Amla for just 17.

Pakistan remains resilient though, with Misbah-ul-Haq and newcomer to the crease Abdur Rehman seeing out the day's play.

Scores at stumps:

South Africa 1st innings 584-9 dec (AB de Villiers 278 not out, J. Kallis 105; Tanveer Ahmed 6-120)

Pakistan 1st innings (overnight 59-1)

Mohammad Hafeez lbw b Steyn 2

Taufiq Umer c Amla b Kallis 43

Azhar Ali c Smith b Steyn 90

Younis Khan c Amla b Steyn 14

Misbah-ul-Haq not out 77

Asad Shafiq c Kallis b Harris 61

Adnan Akmal c Amla b Harris 17

Abdul Rehman not out 0

Extras: (b5, lb6, nb1, w1) 13

Total: (for six wkts, 106 overs) 317

Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Hafeez), 2-119 (Umer), 3-153 (Younis), 4-156 (Ali), 5-263 (Shafiq), 6-309 (Adnan)

Bowling: Steyn 24-7-78-3 (1w), Morkel 24-10-66-0 (1nb), Kallis 17-6-47-1, Botha 11-3-44-0, Harris 30-10-71-2

Toss: Pakistan

Umpires: Daryl Harper (AUS) and Asoka De Silva (SRI)

TV umpire: Nadeem Ghouri (PAK)

Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)





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