It is 2nd day of the 2nd Test series is scheduled to play at 2:00 PM (IST) in Newlands, Capetown. South Africa won the toss previous day of the match and choose to field and invite Pakistan to bat the invitation was nothing but a baptism of fire. The whole team was broke down at 177, South Africa showed a terrific bowling attack on Pakistan. Disappointing gameplay by Pakistan team it was, nor of their batsman and neither their bowler did well in the previous day of the game. Pakistan wasted the new ball by bowling the wrong lines and lengths. South Africa did well in the batting too and they are just a few runs away from the win.
South Africa made Pakistan struggle very hard and put them under a lot of pressure. South Africa gave 2 maiden overs continuously and after that took a wicket of Fakhar Zaman on 9 runs in the fifth over it was caught out and Imam-ul-Haq LBW after 2 overs. Falling wickets of Pakistan team batsman be started. Not a single batsman of the team did well, they all lost their wicket one by one. Pakistan score after 20 over was PAK-54-5. Massod and Sarfraz completed team’s 100 on 31 over on the loss of 5 wickets, Massod lost his wicket after at 32 overs. pakistan score after 50 overs was 173 on the loss of 9 wickets and they all ended up on 177 runs on the very first ball of 51 overs. It was a very dull performance by Pakistan and very disappointing the team is not supposed to play so bad innings.
South Africa nipped out the visitors for 177. South Africa came to bat and started easing out and the SA openers made it great. South Africa loss its first wicket of Elgar on 56 runs at 12 over. Markman played a tremendous batting inning and took the team on 123 and lost his wicket at the last over of the day, Markman scored a fluent 78 off 96 balls but Amla is still on the crease and will look drive home all the advantage in today’s match. South Africa trail by 54 runs and it is looking easy for the team to achieve that much score before the half day of the match. Catch the match live at 2:00 PM (IST) 8:30 AM (GMT) and 10:30 Local. Stay tuned with us for all the updates of Pakistan Vs South Africa 2nd Test match.