07:30 GMT: Start of play for the day
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West Indies won the toss and will bowl
West Indies (Playing XI): Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Leon Johnson, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Denesh Ramdin+*, Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Sulieman Benn, Shannon Gabriel, Keon Peters
South Africa (Playing XI): Alviro Petersen, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla*, AB de Villiers+, Stiaan van Zyl, Temba Bavuma, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir
08:32 GMT: Start of session's play
D Elgar and AN Petersen to open the batting
08:32 GMT: Start of innings
JE Taylor comes on to bowl
0b14Taylor to Elgar
Starts with an overpitched delivery just outside off stump, outside edges it to third man for a four
0b20short and wide outside off stump, seaming away from off stump, shoulders arms at it
0b30pitched it up outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
0b40back of a length around off stump, blocks it to off side off the back foot
0b50fullish delivery just outside off stump, seaming away from off stump, left alone
0b60full and straight outside off stump, stands tall and leaves it for the keeper to collect
End of over 1:(4 runs scored) South Africa 4-0 (Elgar 4*, 6 balls, Petersen 0*, 0 balls)




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KK Peters comes on to bowl
1b11Peters to Petersen
Tad full on leg stump, clips it to cow corner and picks up a run
1b20Peters to Elgar
short length delivery on corridor of uncertainty, beats the bat and the keeper grabs it
1b30full length ball just outside off stump, seaming in, dabs it to cover region
1b43too full just outside off stump, pushes it to extra cover and takes three runs
1b50Peters to Petersen
pitched it up on the stumps, blocks it softly to off side
1b60overpitched ball on leg stump, seaming down the leg side, tries to work it to on side, but misses it on the pads, appeal for lbw, umpire says no, Ramdin takes the review, but in vain, there is an edge
End of over 2:(4 runs scored) South Africa 8-0 (Elgar 7*, 9 balls, Petersen 1*, 3 balls)
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2b10Taylor to Elgar
short length ball outside off stump, seaming away from off, left alone
2b20too short outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
2b34pitched it up just outside off stump, outside edges it to deep third man
2b40short and wide outside off stump, Elgar does not bother
2b50another short delivery just outside off stump, seaming away from the left hander, leaves it
2b60back of a length on off stump, knocks it to off side off the back foot
End of over 3:(4 runs scored) South Africa 12-0 (Elgar 11*, 15 balls, Petersen 1*, 3 balls)
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3b13Peters to Petersen
full length ball on the pads, flicks it to deep mid wicket for three runs
3b20Peters to Elgar
back of a length down the leg side, misses the nudge, onto his body, the ball rolls to leg side
3b30short ball outside off stump, seaming away from off, lifts his bat and lets it pass
3b40on a length delivery just outside off stump, Elgar tries to block it, but does not connect
3b51pitched it up outside off stump, drives it to deep cover for a single
3b64Peters to Petersen
half volley just outside off stump, drives it firmly to deep extra cover
End of over 4:(8 runs scored) South Africa 20-0 (Elgar 12*, 19 balls, Petersen 8*, 5 balls)
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4b15wdTaylor to Elgar
high bouncer on the stumps, leaves it, keeper does not grab it as it is too high
4b24low full toss on leg stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket for a four
4b30pitched it up just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
4b40tad short on leg stump, rocks back and blocks it to on side
4b50short of a good length delivery just outside off stump, cross bats it straight to the fielder at cover
4b60yorker on middle stump, digs it out to short mid wicket
4b72full length ball just outside off stump, drives it to deep cover
End of over 5:(11 runs scored) South Africa 31-0 (Elgar 18*, 25 balls, Petersen 8*, 5 balls)
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5b10Peters to Petersen
back of a length on the stumps, rocks back and dabs it down the pitch
5b20good length delivery on leg stump, works it to short mid wicket
5b30tad short on leg stump, defends it to leg side off the back foot
5b40pitched it up around off stump, pushes it back to the bowler
5b50length ball on the stumps, blocks it back to the bowler
5b60overpitched delivery just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
End of over 6:(0 runs scored) South Africa 31-0 (Elgar 18*, 25 balls, Petersen 8*, 11 balls)




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6b10Taylor to Elgar
full length ball just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
6b20short length delivery outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
6b30tad short outside off stump, seaming away from off, leaves it alone
6b40back of a length just outside off stump, comfortably leaves it
6b50pitched it up just outside off stump, defends it to short cover
6b60good length ball outside off stump, leaves it alone
End of over 7:(0 runs scored) South Africa 31-0 (Elgar 18*, 31 balls, Petersen 8*, 11 balls)
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7b10Peters to Petersen
pitched it up just outside off stump, drives it to off side
7b20good length ball outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
7b30on a length delivery just outside off stump, knocks it to covers for a blob
7b40short length ball outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
7b50tad short just outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
7b61lbpitched it up down the leg side, misses the clip, onto his pads
End of over 8:(1 run scored) South Africa 32-0 (Elgar 18*, 31 balls, Petersen 8*, 17 balls)
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8b10Taylor to Petersen
back of a length just outside off stump, defends it to off side off the back foot
8b20short length ball just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it pass
8b32lbgood length ball down the leg side, misses it, onto his pads, ball goes to fine leg
8b40full length ball down the leg side, clips it to mid wicket
8b50bouncer just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
8b61; 1nbpitched it up just outside off stump, drives it to cover, Taylor over-steps
8b70Taylor to Elgar
short length ball outside off stump, left alone
End of over 9:(4 runs scored) South Africa 36-0 (Elgar 18*, 32 balls, Petersen 9*, 23 balls)
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9b10Peters to Petersen
short length ball just outside off stump, blocks it to off side off the back foot
9b24shortish delivery just outside off stump, pulled to deep mid wicket
9b30fuller in length just outside off stump, drives it straight to the mid off fielder
9b40short length delivery outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
9b50pitched it up on off stump, blocks it back to the bowler
9b60good length ball just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 10:(4 runs scored) South Africa 40-0 (Elgar 18*, 32 balls, Petersen 13*, 29 balls)
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JO Holder comes on to bowl
10b11nbHolder to Elgar
short length ball just outside off stump, left alone
10b20back of a length on the stumps, blocks it to leg side
10b31good length delivery on middle stump, nudges it to mid wicket for a single
10b44Holder to Petersen
full length ball on the pads, flicks it to deep square leg
10b50short length delivery outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it pass
10b60too short outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
10b70on length delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 11:(6 runs scored) South Africa 46-0 (Elgar 19*, 35 balls, Petersen 17*, 33 balls)




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ST Gabriel comes on to bowl
11b10Gabriel to Elgar
short and wide outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
11b20short ball down the leg side, attempts a pull, but does not connect
11b31good length ball on off stump, nudges it to deep backward square leg
11b40Gabriel to Petersen
back of a length just outside off stump, knocks it to off side
Petersen caught at cover
11b50short length ball outside off stump, smashes it up in the air to cover, Johnson takes a well judged catch
Petersen c Johnson b Gabriel (17 runs, 35 balls, 3x4, 0x6)

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F du Plessis comes in to bat
11b60Gabriel to Elgar
pitched it up just outside off stump, misses the straight bat, onto his pads, appeal for lbw, umpire does not respond
End of over 12:(1 run scored) South Africa 47-1 (Elgar 20*, 39 balls, du Plessis 0*, 0 balls)
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12b10Holder to du Plessis
full length ball on middle and off stump, gets a leading edge to cover
12b20short length delivery just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
12b30fuller in length just outside off stump, seaming away from off, dabs it to cover
12b40full length delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
12b50pitched it up just outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
12b60fullish delivery just outside off stump, blocked to off side
End of over 13:(0 runs scored) South Africa 47-1 (Elgar 20*, 39 balls, du Plessis 0*, 6 balls)
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13b10Gabriel to Elgar
pitched it up just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
13b21full length ball on the pads, works it to mid wicket for a single
13b31Gabriel to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, blocks it to short leg for a quick run
13b40Gabriel to Elgar
fuller in length just outside off stump, blocks it to off side off the front foot
13b50full length ball on off stump, drives it back to the bowler
13b61pitched it up on the pads, works it to deep backward square leg
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 50 took 13.6 overs
End of over 14:(3 runs scored) South Africa 50-1 (Elgar 22*, 44 balls, du Plessis 1*, 7 balls)
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14b10Holder to Elgar
yorker on off stump, digs it out to mid off
14b20good length ball outside off stump, leaves it alone
14b30short and wide outside off stump, ignores it
14b40back of a length down the leg side, outside edges it to slip cordon, does not carry
14b50pitched it up down the leg side, misses the flick, onto his pads, appeal for lbw, umpire says no
14b60full length ball just outside off stump, drives it to cover for a blob
End of over 15:(0 runs scored) South Africa 50-1 (Elgar 22*, 50 balls, du Plessis 1*, 7 balls)
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15b10Gabriel to du Plessis
short length ball outside off stump, left alone
15b20full length ball just outside off stump, dabs it to off side
15b30too short just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
15b40fuller in length outside off stump, outside edges it to gully fielder, who stops it on a bounce
15b51full length delivery just outside off stump, dabs it to cover for a single
15b61Gabriel to Elgar
full length ball on the pads, works it to deep mid wicket
End of over 16:(2 runs scored) South Africa 52-1 (Elgar 23*, 51 balls, du Plessis 2*, 12 balls)




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16b10Holder to Elgar
pitched it up on the stumps, drives it to mid on
16b20overpitched ball on off stump, drives it back to the bowler
16b30full length ball on off stump, dabs it to cover fielder
16b40on a length delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
16b50good length delivery on leg stump, works it to short mid wicket
16b60pitched it up just outside off stump, blocks it back to the bowler
End of over 17:(0 runs scored) South Africa 52-1 (Elgar 23*, 57 balls, du Plessis 2*, 12 balls)
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17b10Gabriel to du Plessis
short length ball outside off stump, shoulders arms
17b20pitched it up just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
17b30full length delivery on the stumps, blocks it to leg side
17b41pitched it up on the stumps, works it to mid wicket for a single
17b50Gabriel to Elgar
short ball down the leg side, ignores it and the keeper grabs it
17b60pitched it up just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 18:(1 run scored) South Africa 53-1 (Elgar 23*, 59 balls, du Plessis 3*, 16 balls)
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18b10Holder to du Plessis
short length ball just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
18b20back of a length on leg stump, dabs it to short mid wicket
18b30on length delivery on middle stump, blocks it to on side
18b40too short outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
18b50half volley on off stump, drives it back to the bowler
18b60overpitched delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 19:(0 runs scored) South Africa 53-1 (Elgar 23*, 59 balls, du Plessis 3*, 22 balls)
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19b10Gabriel to Elgar
bouncer on the stumps, ducks down
19b20tad short on off stump, misses the pull, onto his body
19b31good length ball down the leg side, nudges it to deep fine leg
19b42Gabriel to du Plessis
short ball down the leg side, hooks it to deep backward square leg
19b50fullish delivery just outside off stump, digs it out to off side
19b60full length ball on off stump, blocks it to short mid wicket
End of over 20:(3 runs scored) South Africa 56-1 (Elgar 24*, 62 balls, du Plessis 5*, 25 balls)
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20b10Holder to Elgar
short and wide outside off stump, Elgar does not bother
20b20back of a length just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
20b30overpitched delivery just outside off stump, watchfully leaves it
20b41tad short on leg stump, nudges it to deep fine leg
20b50Holder to du Plessis
full length ball down the leg side, misses the flick and the keeper takes the ball
20b60full length seaming in delivery just outside off stump, dangerously leaves it
End of over 21:(1 run scored) South Africa 57-1 (Elgar 25*, 66 balls, du Plessis 5*, 27 balls)




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SJ Benn comes on to bowl
21b10Benn to Elgar
off break just outside off stump, leaves it and the ball hits onto his pads
21b20floated delivery on off stump, blocks it to leg side
21b30leg break on off stump, turns it to short mid wicket
21b40flat ball on the pads, defends it to leg side
21b50flighted delivery on the stumps, works it to mid wicket
21b64bit full on leg stump, slog sweeps it to deep square leg
End of over 22:(4 runs scored) South Africa 61-1 (Elgar 29*, 72 balls, du Plessis 5*, 27 balls)
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JE Taylor comes on to bowl
22b10Taylor to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, dabs it to short mid wicket
22b20pitched it up just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
22b30too short outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
22b40pitched it up just outside off stump, defends it back to the bowler
22b50back of a length on middle stump, defends it to short mid wicket
22b60full length delivery just outside off stump, dabs it to off side
End of over 23:(0 runs scored) South Africa 61-1 (Elgar 29*, 72 balls, du Plessis 5*, 33 balls)
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23b10Benn to Elgar
flighted ball just outside off stump, drives it to cover
23b20leg break on off stump, pushes it back to the bowler
23b30pitched it up on the stumps, dabs it to short mid wicket
23b40flatter delivery on leg stump, sweeps it to square leg
23b52full length ball down the leg side, works it to deep backward square leg
23b60tossed up delivery on off stump, drives it to mid on
End of over 24:(2 runs scored) South Africa 63-1 (Elgar 31*, 78 balls, du Plessis 5*, 33 balls)
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24b11Taylor to du Plessis
full length ball on the pads, flicks it to deep fine leg
24b20Taylor to Elgar
full and straight just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
24b30bit full just outside off stump, defends it to cover
24b44half volley just outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
24b50short length ball outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
24b60too full just outside off stump, blocks it to mid off
End of over 25:(5 runs scored) South Africa 68-1 (Elgar 35*, 83 balls, du Plessis 6*, 34 balls)
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25b10Benn to du Plessis
flighted delivery outside off stump, blocks it to off side
25b20full length on off stump, blocks it
25b30flighted delivery on leg stump, works it to on side
25b40half volley on off stump, drives it to mid on
25b50floated delivery on off stump, blocks it
25b60slower on off stump, blocks it
End of over 26:(0 runs scored) South Africa 68-1 (Elgar 35*, 83 balls, du Plessis 6*, 40 balls)




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26b10Taylor to Elgar
short on off, blocks it
26b20full length outside off stump, left alone
26b30good length outside off stump, pushes it back
26b40full length outside off stump, blocks it to off side
26b50half volley just outside off stump, drives it to cover
26b60pitched it up just outside off stump, seaming away from off, beaten
End of over 27:(0 runs scored) South Africa 68-1 (Elgar 35*, 89 balls, du Plessis 6*, 40 balls)
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27b11Benn to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, dabs it to mid off
27b21Benn to Elgar
short ball on leg stump, works it to deep backward square leg
27b31Benn to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, drives it to mid on
27b42Benn to Elgar
leg break on off stump, outside edges it to third man
27b50floated delivery on the stumps, dabs it to mid wicket
27b64tossed up on the stumps, lofts it to long on
End of over 28:(9 runs scored) South Africa 77-1 (Elgar 42*, 93 balls, du Plessis 8*, 42 balls)
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28b10Taylor to du Plessis
short length ball outside off stump, blocks it to off side
28b20good length ball on the stumps, defends it to mid on
28b30pitched it up on leg stump, works it to short mid wicket
28b41pitched it up outside off stump, outside edges it to gully fielder, who drops it, over throw provides a run
28b50Taylor to Elgar
too short outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
28b60full length delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 29:(1 run scored) South Africa 78-1 (Elgar 42*, 95 balls, du Plessis 9*, 46 balls)
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29b10Benn to du Plessis
tossed up on leg stump, drives it to mid on
29b21pitched it up on the pads, turns it to backward square leg
29b31lbBenn to Elgar
short ball outside leg stump, whips it to fine leg
29b46Benn to du Plessis
full length on the stumps, lofts it to long on
29b50fuller on off, blocks it to off side
29b60flighted outside off, knocks it to off side
End of over 30:(8 runs scored) South Africa 86-1 (Elgar 42*, 96 balls, du Plessis 16*, 51 balls)
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30b10Taylor to Elgar
full length on off, blocks it
30b20half volley outside off, left alone
30b30good length outside off, leaves it
30b40full outside off stump, left alone
30b50short on off stump, works it to mid wicket
30b64short on the stumps, pulls it to deep mid wicket
End of over 31:(4 runs scored) South Africa 90-1 (Elgar 46*, 102 balls, du Plessis 16*, 51 balls)




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31b10Benn to du Plessis
full on off stump, blocks it
31b20fuller outside off, knocks it back
31b31flat ball outside off, drives it to long on
31b40Benn to Elgar
tossed up outside off, blocks it
31b50short outside off, taps it to mid wicket
31b60full on off stump, clips it to mid wicket
End of over 32:(1 run scored) South Africa 91-1 (Elgar 46*, 105 balls, du Plessis 17*, 54 balls)
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32b10Taylor to du Plessis
good length outside off, blocks it
32b21full length on off stump, works it to square leg
32b30Taylor to Elgar
on a length outside off stump, left alone
32b41fuller in length on the pads, works it to square leg
32b54Taylor to du Plessis
short on the stumps, hooks it to deep square leg
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Elgar 27, du Plessis 22) took 126 balls
32b64full length outside off stump, outside edges it to third man
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 100 took 32.6 overs
End of over 33:(10 runs scored) South Africa 101-1 (Elgar 47*, 107 balls, du Plessis 26*, 58 balls)
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33b10Benn to Elgar
full length on leg stump, works it to on side
33b20good length on off, drives it to mid on
33b30slower on off, turns it to mid wicket
33b41full on off, nudges it to square leg
33b50Benn to du Plessis
slower on off, drives it back
33b60flighted ball on off stump, drives it back
End of over 34:(1 run scored) South Africa 102-1 (Elgar 48*, 111 balls, du Plessis 26*, 60 balls)
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34b10Taylor to Elgar
good length on the stumps, blocks it back
34b21nbgood length outside off, knocks it back
34b30on a length outside off, pushes it to mid on
34b40short outside off stump, dabs it to cover
34b50too short outside off stump, left alone
34b60back of a length just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
34b70full length delivery just outside off stump, pushes it back
End of over 35:(1 run scored) South Africa 103-1 (Elgar 48*, 118 balls, du Plessis 26*, 60 balls)
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35b10Benn to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, left alone
35b20flighted delivery on off stump, defends it back to the bowler
35b30full length ball just outside off stump, dabs it to cover
35b40leg break just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
35b50pitched it up just outside off stump, dabs it to cover
35b60slow ball outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 36:(0 runs scored) South Africa 103-1 (Elgar 48*, 118 balls, du Plessis 26*, 66 balls)




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KK Peters comes on to bowl
36b10Peters to Elgar
yorker on leg stump, digs it out to leg side
36b20full length ball just outside off stump, defends it to off side
36b30back of a length on leg stump, leading edges it to mid on
36b40fuller in length just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
36b50full length ball just outside off stump, defends it to mid off
36b60pitched it up on off stump, works it to short mid wicket
End of over 37:(0 runs scored) South Africa 103-1 (Elgar 48*, 124 balls, du Plessis 26*, 66 balls)
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37b10Benn to du Plessis
full outside off stump, drives it to mid off
37b20pitched it up outside off stump, slaps it to cover
37b31leg break outside off stump, outside edges it to slip cordon, fielder drops it
37b40Benn to Elgar
fullish delivery just outside off stump, dances down the track and misses the ball, keeper misses the stumping chance
37b50pitched it up on off stump, blocks it
37b64half volley on off stump, lofts it to long on
CricketArchive Oracles say that Dean Elgar has made 50 in 127 balls with 8 fours
End of over 38:(5 runs scored) South Africa 108-1 (Elgar 52*, 127 balls, du Plessis 27*, 69 balls)
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38b10Peters to du Plessis
good length just outside off stump, knocks it to cover
38b20short length delivery outside off stump, drives it to cover
38b30good length ball on the stumps, blocks it to leg side
38b40back of a length on the stumps, blocks it to short mid wicket
38b50on a length delivery on the stumps, defends it to leg side
38b60good length ball just outside off stump, watchfully leaves it
End of over 39:(0 runs scored) South Africa 108-1 (Elgar 52*, 127 balls, du Plessis 27*, 75 balls)
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39b10Benn to Elgar
fullish delivery on off stump, digs it out to mid on
39b20pitched it up down the leg side, turns it to leg side
39b30flighted delivery on off stump, blocks it
39b41good length ball on the stumps, whips it to long on
39b50Benn to du Plessis
floated delivery on off stump, blocks it back
39b60flat ball on off stump, knocks it to off side
End of over 40:(1 run scored) South Africa 109-1 (Elgar 53*, 131 balls, du Plessis 27*, 77 balls)
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40b10Peters to Elgar
pitched it up outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
40b20full length seaming in delivery on off stump, dabs it back to the bowler
40b30fuller in length on the stumps, blocks it back
40b40short length delivery just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
40b53pitched it up on the pads, clips it to deep mid wicket
40b60Peters to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, knocks it to off side
End of over 41:(3 runs scored) South Africa 112-1 (Elgar 56*, 136 balls, du Plessis 27*, 78 balls)




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41b10Benn to Elgar
flighted ball outside off stump, defends it back
41b20short length on the stumps, works it to mid wicket
41b30flighted ball on the pads, works it to mid wicket
41b42floated delivery outside off stump, turns it to deep mid wicket
41b50bit full on the stumps, blocks it
41b60tossed up delivery on the stumps, blocks it to off side
End of over 42:(2 runs scored) South Africa 114-1 (Elgar 58*, 142 balls, du Plessis 27*, 78 balls)
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42b10Peters to du Plessis
short length outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
42b20full length ball on off stump, blocks it to off side
42b30back of a length just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
42b40full length ball on middle stump, drives it to mid on
42b52short length delivery outside off stump, cuts it to sweeper cover
42b60pitched it up on middle stump, defends it back
End of over 43:(2 runs scored) South Africa 116-1 (Elgar 58*, 142 balls, du Plessis 29*, 84 balls)
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43b10Benn to Elgar
pitched it up just outside off stump, defended
43b20flat ball outside off stump, knocks it to off side
43b30off break on leg stump, works it to mid wicket
43b40tossed up delivery on the stumps, drives it to mid on
43b50good length ball on off stump, works it to mid on
43b61pitched it up on leg stump, turns it to deep square leg
End of over 44:(1 run scored) South Africa 117-1 (Elgar 59*, 148 balls, du Plessis 29*, 84 balls)
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44b10Peters to Elgar
pitched it up outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it pass
44b20overpitched delivery on off stump, dabs it back
44b30pitched it up outside off, outside edges it to backward point
44b44short length on off, pulls it to deep mid wicket
44b50back of a length on off stump, knocks it to off side
44b60full length ball just outside off, blocks it to off side
End of over 45:(4 runs scored) South Africa 121-1 (Elgar 63*, 154 balls, du Plessis 29*, 84 balls)
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45b10Benn to du Plessis
bit full on off stump, drives it to off side
45b24short outside off stump, cuts it to deep point
45b30pitched it up outside off stump, drives it to cover
45b40tossed up on off stump, drives it to cover
45b50good length just outside off stump, taps it to cover
45b60flighted delivery on the stumps, drives it to mid off
End of over 46:(4 runs scored) South Africa 125-1 (Elgar 63*, 154 balls, du Plessis 33*, 90 balls)




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ST Gabriel comes on to bowl
46b10Gabriel to Elgar
pitched it up on off stump, knocks it to off side
46b21pitched it up on the stumps, works it to mid wicket
46b30Gabriel to du Plessis
back of a length outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
46b40pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it to off side
46b50good length ball on off stump, dabs it to gully
46b60full length ball outside off stump, left alone
End of over 47:(1 run scored) South Africa 126-1 (Elgar 64*, 156 balls, du Plessis 33*, 94 balls)
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JO Holder comes on to bowl
47b14Holder to Elgar
good length ball just outside off stump, pulls it to deep mid wicket
47b20back of a length on the stumps, works it to mid wicket
47b32full length ball on the pads, works it to deep square leg
47b40short length delivery just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
47b50too short outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
47b63half volley just outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
End of over 48:(9 runs scored) South Africa 135-1 (Elgar 73*, 162 balls, du Plessis 33*, 94 balls)
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48b10Gabriel to Elgar
fullish delivery on off stump, digs it out to leg side
48b21pitched it up on the stumps, works it to mid wicket
48b30Gabriel to du Plessis
half volley on off stump, drives it back
48b40full length ball just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
48b54half volley on middle stump, drives it to long on
48b60short length ball outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
End of over 49:(5 runs scored) South Africa 140-1 (Elgar 74*, 164 balls, du Plessis 37*, 98 balls)
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49b10Holder to Elgar
short length ball outside off stump, seaming away from off, left alone
49b21half volley just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
49b30Holder to du Plessis
good length just outside off stump, leaves it
49b40short length ball outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
49b50pitched it up just outside off stump, left alone
49b62full length ball on the pads, works it to deep mid wicket
End of over 50:(3 runs scored) South Africa 143-1 (Elgar 75*, 166 balls, du Plessis 39*, 102 balls)
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50b14Gabriel to Elgar
full length ball on leg stump, flicks it to deep fine leg
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 100 (Elgar 59, du Plessis 39) took 231 balls
50b20pitched it up just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
50b30pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it to cover
50b44full length ball on off stump, outside edges it to deep third man
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 150 took 50.4 overs
50b50short length ball outside off, leaves it alone
50b60fuller in length outside off stump, blocks it back to the bowler
End of over 51:(8 runs scored) South Africa 151-1 (Elgar 83*, 172 balls, du Plessis 39*, 102 balls)




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51b10Holder to du Plessis
good length outside off stump, ignores it
51b20tad short outside off stump, Du Plessis does not bother
51b30too short outside off stump, attempts a cut, but does not connect
51b40good length ball on fifth stumps, shoulders arms at it
51b51full length delivery on the pads, flicks it to deep square leg
51b60Holder to Elgar
pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it to cover
End of over 52:(1 run scored) South Africa 152-1 (Elgar 83*, 173 balls, du Plessis 40*, 107 balls)
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52b11Gabriel to du Plessis
pitched it up outside off stump, guides it to third man
52b20Gabriel to Elgar
short length delivery outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
52b30too short outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
52b40pitched it up just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
52b52bouncer on the stumps, tries to pull it, and gets a top edge to third man
52b61nbshort length ball just outside off stump, leaves it
52b70full length ball on off stump, blocks it back to the bowler
End of over 53:(4 runs scored) South Africa 156-1 (Elgar 85*, 179 balls, du Plessis 41*, 108 balls)
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53b10Holder to du Plessis
short length delivery just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
53b20too full just outside off stump, left alone
53b31bouncer on leg stump, hooks it to deep backward square leg
53b40Holder to Elgar
pitched it up on off stump, blocks it to leg side
53b50pitched it up just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
53b60back of a length on leg stump, defends it to short mid wicket
End of over 54:(1 run scored) South Africa 157-1 (Elgar 85*, 182 balls, du Plessis 42*, 111 balls)
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MN Samuels comes on to bowl
54b10Samuels to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, flicks it to mid wicket
54b20pitched it up just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
54b30flat ball just outside off stump, leans forward and defends it
54b40straighter delivery outside off stump, taps it to mid wicket
54b50flighted delivery just outside off stump, pushes it to mid on
54b60overpitched delivery just outside off stump, drives it back
End of over 55:(0 runs scored) South Africa 157-1 (Elgar 85*, 182 balls, du Plessis 42*, 117 balls)
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13:11 GMT: End of the session's play
13:11 GMT: Day 1: Tea
13:31 GMT: Welcome back
13:33 GMT: Start of session's play
SJ Benn comes on to bowl
55b11Benn to Elgar
full length outside off stump, works it to mid on
55b20Benn to du Plessis
fuller in length on off stump, drives it to mid off
55b30tossed up ball on off stump, pushes it to mid on
55b40pitched it up on the stumps, works it to mid on
55b50pitched it up on off stump, pushes it to mid on
55b60flat ball on off stump, pushes it to mid off for a blob
End of over 56:(1 run scored) South Africa 158-1 (Elgar 86*, 183 balls, du Plessis 42*, 122 balls)




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ST Gabriel comes on to bowl
56b10Gabriel to Elgar
good length ball outside off stump, defends it to off side
56b20fuller in length on off stump, drives it to mid off
56b30good length ball on off stump, dabs it to off side
56b41nbback of a length on the stumps, works it to mid on
56b51good length ball on the stumps, knocks it to mid wicket
56b60Gabriel to du Plessis
bouncer on off stump, ducks down
56b71nbgood length ball just outside off stump, seaming in, beaten
56b80half volley on off stump, drives it back to the bowler
End of over 57:(3 runs scored) South Africa 161-1 (Elgar 87*, 188 balls, du Plessis 42*, 125 balls)
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57b11Benn to Elgar
tossed it up on off stump, drives it to long on
57b20Benn to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, dabs it to short cover
57b30flat ball just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
57b42fullish delivery on leg stump, flicks it to deep square leg
57b51tossed up on leg stump, clips it to mid wicket
57b60Benn to Elgar
leg break on off stump, blocks it back to the bowler
End of over 58:(4 runs scored) South Africa 165-1 (Elgar 88*, 190 balls, du Plessis 45*, 129 balls)
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58b12Gabriel to du Plessis
short length ball on the stumps, pulls it to deep mid wicket
58b21pitched it up on off stump, works it to mid on
58b30Gabriel to Elgar
good length ball on off stump, knocks it to off side
58b44short length delivery outside off stump, cuts it to sweeper cover
58b50overpitched ball outside off stump, knocks it to cover
58b60bouncer on the stumps, ducks down and the keeper takes it
End of over 59:(7 runs scored) South Africa 172-1 (Elgar 92*, 194 balls, du Plessis 48*, 131 balls)
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59b10Benn to du Plessis
full outside off, drives it to cover
59b20slower on off stump, pushes it to off side
59b30full outside off, drives it to cover
59b40tossed up on off, blocks it
59b50fuller outside off, knocks it to cover
59b64half volly on leg, flicks it to deep fine leg
CricketArchive Oracles say that Francois du Plessis has made 50 in 137 balls with 5 fours and 1 six
End of over 60:(4 runs scored) South Africa 176-1 (Elgar 92*, 194 balls, du Plessis 52*, 137 balls)
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60b12Gabriel to Elgar
full length just outside off, drives it to mid wicket
60b20yorker just outside off stump, digs it out to off side
60b30pitched it up just outside off stump, taps it to point
60b41back of a length on leg stump, works it to mid wicket for a single
60b54Gabriel to du Plessis
short length ball on off stump, pulls it to deep mid wicket for a four
60b60short ball outside off stump, mistmes it to point for a blob
End of over 61:(7 runs scored) South Africa 183-1 (Elgar 95*, 198 balls, du Plessis 56*, 139 balls)




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61b10Benn to Elgar
full length ball on off stump, works it to mid wicket
61b20pitched it up down the leg side, turns it to leg side
61b30tossed up on the stumps, works it to mid wicket
61b41full length on leg stump, turns it to mid wicket
61b51Benn to du Plessis
half volley on off stump, drives it to long on
61b60Benn to Elgar
flighted delivery on the stumps, blocks it
End of over 62:(2 runs scored) South Africa 185-1 (Elgar 96*, 203 balls, du Plessis 57*, 140 balls)
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JE Taylor comes on to bowl
62b10Taylor to du Plessis
back of a length just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
62b20short length delivery outside off stump, left alone
62b30full length ball just outside off stump, drives it to cover
62b40half volley just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
62b50short length delivery on off stump, pulls it to mid on
62b60pitched it up just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 63:(0 runs scored) South Africa 185-1 (Elgar 96*, 203 balls, du Plessis 57*, 146 balls)
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63b10Benn to Elgar
leg break on leg stump, works it to square leg
63b20good length ball on leg stump, nudges it to square leg
63b30full length delivery just outside off stump, drives it back
63b41tossed up on leg stump, slog sweeps it to deep mid wicket
63b50Benn to du Plessis
leg break outside off stump, knocks it to cover
63b60half volley just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
End of over 64:(1 run scored) South Africa 186-1 (Elgar 97*, 207 balls, du Plessis 57*, 148 balls)
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64b14Taylor to Elgar
full length outside off stump, drives it to square of the wicket
CricketArchive Oracles say that Dean Elgar has made 100 in 208 balls with 14 fours
64b20good length delivery on leg stump, blocks it to leg side
64b30half volley just outside off stump, drives it to cover
64b40back of a length just outside off stump, dabs it to cover
64b50fullish delivery just outside off stump, digs it out to point
64b60short length delivery outside off stump, leaves it alone
End of over 65:(4 runs scored) South Africa 190-1 (Elgar 101*, 213 balls, du Plessis 57*, 148 balls)
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65b10Benn to du Plessis
back of a length just outside off stump, blocks it to off side off the back foot
65b20short length delivery just outside off stump, seaming away from off, shoulders arms at it
65b30too short outside off stump, seaming away from the right hander, blocks it
65b40pitched it up just outside off stump, defends it to off side
65b54short length ball outside off stump, slashes it to deep cover
65b60full length delivery on the pads, works it to mid wicket
End of over 66:(4 runs scored) South Africa 194-1 (Elgar 101*, 213 balls, du Plessis 61*, 154 balls)




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66b10Taylor to Elgar
back of a length just outside off stump, seaming away from off, beaten
66b20good length delivery just outside off stump, outside edges it to slip cordon, does not carry to the slip fielder
66b30back of a length just outside off, blocks it to off side
66b40pitched it up on the stumps, defends it to leg side
66b50bit short just outside off stump, knocks it to cover for a blob
66b61half volley just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
End of over 67:(1 run scored) South Africa 195-1 (Elgar 102*, 219 balls, du Plessis 61*, 154 balls)
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67b10Benn to Elgar
full length ball outside off stump, clips it to mid wicket
67b20slower ball outside off stump, works it to mid wicket
67b34full length ball outside off stump, guides it to third man
CricketArchive Oracles say that Dean Elgar has passed his previous highest score of 103 in Test matches
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 150 (Elgar 86, du Plessis 61) took 338 balls
67b40tossed up just outside off stump, drives it to mid on
67b54short length ball just outside off stump, slices it to deep third man
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 200 took 67.5 overs
67b60pitched it up on the stumps, drives it back to the bowler
End of over 68:(8 runs scored) South Africa 203-1 (Elgar 110*, 225 balls, du Plessis 61*, 154 balls)
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68b14Taylor to du Plessis
half volley on the pads, flicks it to deep mid wicket
68b20pitched it up outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
68b30full length ball just outside off stump, blocks it to mid off
68b44good length just outside off stump, cross bats it to deep point
68b50pitched it up outside off stump, drives it to cover
68b60full length ball just outside off stump, dabs it to cover
End of over 69:(8 runs scored) South Africa 211-1 (Elgar 110*, 225 balls, du Plessis 69*, 160 balls)
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69b10Benn to Elgar
flighted delivery just outside off, knocks it to off side
69b21full length on leg stump, works it to mid wicket for a single
69b30Benn to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it to off side
69b40overpitched ball just outside off stump, defends it to on side
69b50flighted delivery just outside off stump, pushes it to off side
69b60flighted ball outside off stump, blocks it
End of over 70:(1 run scored) South Africa 212-1 (Elgar 111*, 227 balls, du Plessis 69*, 164 balls)
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KK Peters comes on to bowl
70b10Peters to Elgar
good length on the stumps, blocks it
70b24full length on off, drives it to deep cover
70b30full outside off stump, blocks it to off side
70b44half volley on off, drives it to long on
14:40 GMT: Drinks interval
14:45 GMT: Play resumes
70b50full length ball just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
70b60short length ball on the stumps, pulls it to deep mid wicket
End of over 71:(8 runs scored) South Africa 220-1 (Elgar 119*, 233 balls, du Plessis 69*, 164 balls)




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JE Taylor comes on to bowl
71b10Taylor to du Plessis
short length delivery just outside off stump, tries to cut it, but misses
71b21good length delivery just outside off stump, knocks it to square of the wicket
71b30Taylor to Elgar
good length ball on leg stump, nudges it to deep square leg
71b41back of a length on off stump, tucks it to square leg
71b51Taylor to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
71b60Taylor to Elgar
short length delivery just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
End of over 72:(3 runs scored) South Africa 223-1 (Elgar 120*, 236 balls, du Plessis 71*, 167 balls)
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72b10Peters to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
72b20good length ball just outside off stump, ignores it
72b30fullish delivery on off stump, blocked to off side
72b40back of a length on the stumps, blocks it to mid on
72b50overpitched delivery just outside off stump, beaten
72b60good length delivery just outside off stump, left alone
End of over 73:(0 runs scored) South Africa 223-1 (Elgar 120*, 236 balls, du Plessis 71*, 173 balls)
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73b10Taylor to Elgar
back of a length outside off stump, knocks it to off side
73b21pitched it up just outside off, knocks it to point
73b30Taylor to du Plessis
full length delivery just outside off stump, drives it back to the bowler
73b42good length ball just outside off stump, knocks it to sweeper cover
73b50half volley on leg stump, flicks it to short mid wicket
73b60pitched it up just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
End of over 74:(3 runs scored) South Africa 226-1 (Elgar 121*, 238 balls, du Plessis 73*, 177 balls)
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Elgar caught behind
74b10Peters to Elgar
Pitched it up just outside off stump, attempts a drive, but gets an outside edge to the keeper, who takes a straight forward catch and shouts, umpire raises his finger
Elgar c Ramdin b Peters (121 runs, 239 balls, 18x4, 0x6)
HM Amla comes in to bat
74b20Peters to Amla
short length ball just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
74b31full length delivery just outside off stump, inside edges it to deep backward square leg
74b40Peters to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, seaming in, left alone
74b50overpitched ball just outside off stump, drives it back to the bowler
74b60good length on the stumps, knocks it to mid on for a blob
End of over 75:(1 run scored) South Africa 227-2 (du Plessis 73*, 180 balls, Amla 1*, 2 balls)
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75b10Taylor to Amla
pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it to off side
75b20pitched it up just outside off stump, beaten
75b30fuller in length on leg stump, blocks it to mid wicket
75b43full length just outside off stump, drives it to deep extra cover
75b50Taylor to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it back to the bowler
75b60short length delivery outside off stump, left alone
End of over 76:(3 runs scored) South Africa 230-2 (du Plessis 73*, 182 balls, Amla 4*, 6 balls)




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76b10Peters to Amla
full length delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
76b20fullish delivery just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
76b30short length ball just outside off stump, left alone
76b40full length ball on leg stump, drives it to mid on
76b50pitched it up on off stump, knocks it to off side
76b60overpitched ball just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
End of over 77:(0 runs scored) South Africa 230-2 (du Plessis 73*, 182 balls, Amla 4*, 12 balls)
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ST Gabriel comes on to bowl
77b10Gabriel to du Plessis
fullish delivery just outside off stump, blocks it back
77b24short on the stumps, pulls it to deep mid wicket
77b30pitched it up outside off stump, seaming away from off, beaten
77b40full length ball just outside off stump, leaves it for the keeper to collect
77b50fuller in length just outside off stump, dabs it to off side
77b61full length ball just outside off stump, drives it to mid off
End of over 78:(5 runs scored) South Africa 235-2 (du Plessis 78*, 188 balls, Amla 4*, 12 balls)
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78b14Peters to du Plessis
half volley on the pads, flicks it to deep square leg
78b20pitched it up on off stump, blocks it
78b30short length ball outside off stump, left alone
78b40full length delivery on leg stump, works it to mid wicket
78b56short on the stumps, pulls it to deep mid wicket
78b60pitched it up on off stump, blocks it to mid off
End of over 79:(10 runs scored) South Africa 245-2 (du Plessis 88*, 194 balls, Amla 4*, 12 balls)
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79b10Gabriel to Amla
good length ball just outside off stump, knocks it to off side
79b21good length just outside off stump, dabs it to cover
79b30Gabriel to du Plessis
full length ball on off stump, drives it to mid on
79b40full length outside off, drives it to mid on
79b50short outside off, pulls it to mid on
79b60full length outside off stump, drives it to mid on
End of over 80:(1 run scored) South Africa 246-2 (du Plessis 88*, 198 balls, Amla 5*, 14 balls)
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SJ Benn comes on to bowl
80b11Benn to Amla
full length ball on middle stump, turns it to square leg
80b23Benn to du Plessis
flat ball on off, works it to fine leg for three runs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 250 took 80.2 overs
80b32Benn to Amla
short ball outside off stump, cuts it to deep cover
80b40flighted delivery just outside off stump, left alone
80b50tossed up outside off stump, pushes it back to the bowler
80b64too short outside off stump, whips it to deep mid wicket
End of over 81:(10 runs scored) South Africa 256-2 (du Plessis 91*, 199 balls, Amla 12*, 19 balls)




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81b10Gabriel to du Plessis
good length outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
81b20too full on off stump, blocks it to off side
81b30pitched it up just outside off stump, knocks it to cover
81b40fullish delivery just outside off stump, digs it out to off side
81b51full length on the stumps, drives it to mid on for a single
81b60Gabriel to Amla
bit full just outside off stump, blocks it
End of over 82:(1 run scored) South Africa 257-2 (du Plessis 92*, 204 balls, Amla 12*, 20 balls)
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82b10Benn to du Plessis
full length on the pads, works it to leg side
82b20flighted delivery just outside off, knocks it to on side
82b30short length outside off, cuts it to point
82b40full length on middle, drives it to mid on
82b50flighted ball on the stumps, drives it to cover
82b60flat ball on the stumps, blocks it to off side
End of over 83:(0 runs scored) South Africa 257-2 (du Plessis 92*, 210 balls, Amla 12*, 20 balls)
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JO Holder comes on to bowl
83b10Holder to Amla
full length delivery just outside off stump, pushes it to cover
83b22fuller in length on the pads, glances it to deep fine leg
83b31half volley just outside off stump, drives it to cover
83b40Holder to du Plessis
fullish ball on off stump, digs it out to off side
83b50short length ball just outside off stump, leaves it alone
83b60pitched it up on the stumps, blocks it to mid on
End of over 84:(3 runs scored) South Africa 260-2 (du Plessis 92*, 213 balls, Amla 15*, 23 balls)
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84b10Benn to Amla
leg break on off stump, knocks it back to the bowler
84b20fullish ball on off stump, blocks it back
84b30leg break on off stump, blocks it to on side
84b40good length ball on off stump, nudges it to mid wicket
84b51nbshort length ball outside off stump, left alone
84b60leg break outside off stump, blocks it to off side
84b70pitched it up on leg stump, dabs it to leg side
End of over 85:(1 run scored) South Africa 261-2 (du Plessis 92*, 213 balls, Amla 15*, 30 balls)
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85b10Holder to du Plessis
pitched it up just outside off stump, blocks it to off side
85b20overpitched delivery just outside off stump, defends it to off side
85b30short length delivery outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
85b40overpitched ball on middle stump, turns it to mid wicket
85b50half volley around off stump, drives it to mid off
85b60overpitched ball on leg stump, knocks it to mid on
End of over 86:(0 runs scored) South Africa 261-2 (du Plessis 92*, 219 balls, Amla 15*, 30 balls)




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86b10Benn to Amla
flighted ball on off stump, blocks it to off side
86b21bit short on leg stump, whips it to deep backward square leg
86b34Benn to du Plessis
short length ball outside off stump, slices it to square third man
86b41tossed up on leg stump, works it to deep backward square leg
86b51Benn to Amla
flat ball on the pads, works it to deep square leg
86b61Benn to du Plessis
fuller in length on leg stump, works it to mid wicket
End of over 87:(8 runs scored) South Africa 269-2 (du Plessis 98*, 222 balls, Amla 17*, 33 balls)
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Last over of the day, WI takes the new ball
87b10Holder to du Plessis
full length ball on leg stump, leading edges it to point
87b20pitched it up just outside off stump, dabs it down the pitch
87b30short length delivery just outside off stump, shoulders arms at it
87b40pitched it up on leg stump, works it to mid wicket
87b50back of a length just outside off stump, lifts his bat and lets it go
87b61full length delivery just outside off stump, dabs it to point
End of over 88:(1 run scored) South Africa 270-2 (du Plessis 99*, 228 balls, Amla 17*, 33 balls)
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16:04 GMT: End of the session's play
16:04 GMT: Day 1: Stumps
16:07 GMT: That is the end of 1st day's play, we will be back tomorrow for the coverage of 2nd day's live action at 08:30GMT, till then it is goodbye...
16:07 GMT: Close of play for the day
08:09 GMT: Start of play for the day
Good morning everyone. du Plessis and Amla are steady and at the moment, South Africa iare in top shape as they have scored 270 runs for the loss 2 wickets. West Indies will look to get some quick wickets
The news is that the pitch is covered and some rain about so play may start late
08:26 GMT: Rain stops play
08:36 GMT: Reports are suggesting a substantial delay is expected as the ground will need proper drying after the drizzle stops
08:40 GMT: The umpires are out there and covers being removed. We will bring you more news as soon as we know
09:06 GMT: An inspection is due in about 15 minutes and hpefully a start time will be announced
09:18 GMT: The inspection is taking place now.
09:28 GMT: Play will start at 12:00 noon local time or at 10:00GMT with 1.5 hours of play before lunch is taken
09:55 GMT: Assuming all things remain equal, play should start in about 5 minutes
09:57 GMT: du Plessis only needs a single for his century and he must have been anxious all night
09:59 GMT: Play is about to start as the players are out there
10:00 GMT: Start of session's play
10:00 GMT: Play resumes
JE Taylor comes on to bowl
88b14Taylor to du Plessis
full at his boots and comfortably tucked away to the backward square leg rope
CricketArchive Oracles say that Francois du Plessis has made 100 in 229 balls with 13 fours and 2 sixes
88b20Gone after a review as there was a fine outside edge to a length ball that swung away slightly
du Plessis c Ramdin b Taylor (103 runs, 230 balls, 13x4, 2x6)
The snicko came into play and showed the nick as there is no hot spot in use
AB de Villiers comes in to bat
88b31Taylor to de Villiers
outside off and seaming away, pushed to point
88b41Taylor to Amla
short ball, goes back and stands tall to turn to leg
88b50Taylor to de Villiers
on length and squared up the batsman, edged to point
88b60on length, targeting middle stump, defended to the off
End of over 89:(6 runs scored) South Africa 276-3 (Amla 18*, 34 balls, de Villiers 1*, 3 balls)
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89b10Holder to Amla
left alone outside off
89b20angles in smartly and on length, outside edged to short cover as the ball is swinging after the rain
89b31on the stumps, turned to leg
89b40Holder to de Villiers
well outside off and seaming away, left alone
89b50good line on off stump and on lenght, respectfully defended
89b60back of a length, and outside off, defended to point
End of over 90:(1 run scored) South Africa 277-3 (Amla 19*, 37 balls, de Villiers 1*, 6 balls)
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90b10Taylor to Amla
on off stump and on length, comes forward in defence
90b20angles in off the seam, Amla lunges forward to push it back
90b32a tad short on middle stump, whipped away to deel square leg
90b40a good shape on that ball outside left, and Amla shoulders arms
90b50shortish outside off and Amla just ignores it
90b60angles in from back of a length, defended with lots of care
End of over 91:(2 runs scored) South Africa 279-3 (Amla 21*, 43 balls, de Villiers 1*, 6 balls)




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91b10Holder to de Villiers
outside off and moving away, left alone
91b20another on off a length, seams and swings away, left alone
91b30angles and seams in and its thick edged to third slip
91b40fuller and its driven back to mid-off
91b50seamed in close to off stump and a well-judged leave
91b64Lovely cover drive off a full ball and its driven through the covers
End of over 92:(4 runs scored) South Africa 283-3 (Amla 21*, 43 balls, de Villiers 5*, 12 balls)
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92b10Taylor to Amla
short on the off stump, goes back and defends to cover
92b22short ball, hops back and works it to leg, a misfield get the second run
92b30outside off and its left alone
92b40good attacking ball on of stump, forces a defensive backfoot push by Amla
92b50a fine ball on off stump, good bounce but Amla is up and defends
92b60on the legs and its pushed to mid-on
End of over 93:(2 runs scored) South Africa 285-3 (Amla 23*, 49 balls, de Villiers 5*, 12 balls)
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93b10Holder to de Villiers
outside off, left alone
93b20again watchfully leaves one outside off
93b30on length and on off stump, defended to point as the light fades as more clouds appear
93b40left alone outside of
93b54a juicy one and full, driven down the ground past Holer, elegant shot
93b60back of a length, defends to cover
End of over 94:(4 runs scored) South Africa 289-3 (Amla 23*, 49 balls, de Villiers 9*, 18 balls)
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Some rain has started
Players have been invited to go off as the rain is stronger and covers being brought on
10:32 GMT: Rain stops play
10:33 GMT: Clouds have moved in rom the sea so we will have to wait for more news and it seems lunch will be taken too
10:51 GMT: End of the session's play
10:51 GMT: Day 2: Lunch
12:21 GMT: It is still raining, we will have a long delay...
13:04 GMT: It is still raining and the decision about today's play will be taken at 04:00PM local time.
13:25 GMT: It's still raining and the chances of play today looks bleak. But the forecast for the next three days is better, so we can make up some time.
15:27 GMT: Play has been called off for the day, and that is it, folks. We will be back tomorrow for the coverage of the 3rd day's play at 08:00GMT, till then it is goodbye...
15:28 GMT: Close of play for the day
07:45 GMT: Start of play for the day
Good morning everyone, we are having a delayed start today because it was raining yesterday
The ground is being prepared for a likely startat 08:30GMT or in about 40 minutes
08:24 GMT: Rain stops play
08:25 GMT: Some drizzle about and some slim covers are on but a start is expected at 08:45GMT now
08:41 GMT: After another inspection a start has been promised for 09:00GMT - fingers crossed or should one touch wood?
08:57 GMT: The conditions are holding steady so there is a good chance for some cricket soon
08:58 GMT: The sun is out too
08:58 GMT: Players coming out
09:00 GMT: Here we go, Amla to face Taylor
09:01 GMT: Start of session's play
09:01 GMT: Play resumes
94b10Taylor to Amla
on the off stump and its gets some bounce off a length, defended
94b24Crack! Outside off and Amla cuts it hard past point
94b30outside off and moving away, left alone
94b40angles in as Amla moves to the off to push it to mid-on
94b54Great flick to leg, a tad short and he clips it to the midwicket rope
94b60good attacking ball on middle stump, Amal covers up and defends stoutly
End of over 95:(8 runs scored) South Africa 297-3 (Amla 31*, 55 balls, de Villiers 9*, 18 balls)
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95b11Holder to de Villiers
well outside of and he reaches out to slice it to deep cover
95b20Holder to Amla
left alone outside off
95b31short outside off, cut and mistimed to deep cover
95b40Holder to de Villiers
a better ball angling in and on length, defended on off stump
95b50well outside off and shaping away, left alone
95b60a slower one outside off and disdainfully ignored
End of over 96:(2 runs scored) South Africa 299-3 (Amla 32*, 57 balls, de Villiers 10*, 22 balls)




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96b10Taylor to Amla
ooh! a wild swing at a wide ball outside off and luckily no contact
96b20seams in off a length, Amla defend from the crease
96b30shorter ball on the stumps, a punch tp leg goes to short mid=wicket
96b40on target and he defends it watchfully
96b51outside off and rising, Amla punches it to cover
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 300 took 96.5 overs
96b60Taylor to de Villiers
way outside off and its watched on the way to the keeper
End of over 97:(1 run scored) South Africa 300-3 (Amla 33*, 62 balls, de Villiers 10*, 23 balls)
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97b10Holder to Amla
a fine ball seaming in off a length hits the back pad as its given, they think of a review but Amla too late and walks off
Amla lbw b Holder (33 runs, 63 balls, 3x4, 0x6)
T Bavuma comes in to bat
97b24Holder to Bavuma
length ball, goes forward and thick edges through the slips
97b30outside off, left alone
97b40on the stumps and seaming in, defended to leg
97b50coes forward confidently and pushes it back
97b60fuller ball on off stump, defends it comfortably
End of over 98:(4 runs scored) South Africa 304-4 (de Villiers 10*, 23 balls, Bavuma 4*, 5 balls)
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98b10Taylor to de Villiers
loud appeal as the ball was full and hit his pad but going down leg, review taken but confirms umpire's call
98b20Cleaned up now with a full ball on middle stump a nd de Villiers played all around it as it crashed into the stumps
de Villiers b Taylor (10 runs, 25 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
S van Zyl comes in to bat
98b30Taylor to van Zyl
sprayed outside off and he shoulders arms
98b40sort on off stump, prodded to gully
98b50great ball on off stump, bat withdrawn a bit late, beaten
98b60left alone outside off
End of over 99:(0 runs scored) South Africa 304-5 (Bavuma 4*, 5 balls, van Zyl 0*, 4 balls)
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99b10Holder to Bavuma
outside off and its allowed to go by
99b20seamed in off a length. comes forward to defend
99b30angles in to leg stump, defended with a straight bat
99b40on the stumps, pushed back to leg
99b51lbshorter ball into the body, tucked to square leg
99b60Holder to van Zyl
wide outside off, left alone
End of over 100:(1 run scored) South Africa 305-5 (Bavuma 4*, 10 balls, van Zyl 0*, 5 balls)
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100b10Taylor to Bavuma
full on off stump, driven back to the bowler
100b20solid in defence to a short ball at his body
100b30short ball on leg stump pushed uppishly to midwicket, drops short
100b40outside off and left alone
100b50on off stump, seaming in, defended leaning forward to point
100b60seams into leg stump, defended watchfull to mid-on
End of over 101:(0 runs scored) South Africa 305-5 (Bavuma 4*, 16 balls, van Zyl 0*, 5 balls)




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101b10Holder to van Zyl
outside off, left alone
101b20again moving away and its allowed to go through
101b30full ball but he goes back to defend to cover
101b40left alone
101b50goes back to a back of length ball and prods to cover
101b60slower ball outside off, left alone
End of over 102:(0 runs scored) South Africa 305-5 (Bavuma 4*, 16 balls, van Zyl 0*, 11 balls)
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102b10Taylor to Bavuma
fast and on the stumps, defends to the of
102b20another good ball outside off and he shoulders arms
102b30outside off, comes forward and pushes to cover
102b40a full toss on his waist and he fends it off to mid-on
102b50a little shorter, defended to the off
102b60well defended going back to a short ball, keeping his head down
End of over 103:(0 runs scored) South Africa 305-5 (Bavuma 4*, 22 balls, van Zyl 0*, 11 balls)
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103b10Holder to van Zyl
angling away to be left alone
103b20on off stup, plays it into the ground, seemed a bit late
103b30allowed to go by outside off
103b40again outside off from round the wicket to the left-hander, left alone
103b51on the stumps and its pushed to leg as the crowd cheers the single
103b60Holder to Bavuma
left alone outside of
End of over 104:(1 run scored) South Africa 306-5 (Bavuma 4*, 23 balls, van Zyl 1*, 16 balls)
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104b10Taylor to van Zyl
almost edges a ball outside off as played away from his hoping his bat would dry
104b20a better leave this time to a rising ball outside off
104b34drives at a ball outside off and edges it in the gap between slips and bully
104b40now he leaves it alone
104b50angles in and its defended to cover
104b64bslower bouncer which keeps low and keeper misses it
End of over 105:(8 runs scored) South Africa 314-5 (Bavuma 4*, 23 balls, van Zyl 5*, 22 balls)
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105b10Holder to Bavuma
on length outside off allowed to go to the keeper
105b20angles this one off a length on off stump and its defended to the of
105b30left alone
105b42good length ball on off stump, comes forward and places it nicely through covers
105b50prodded to cover
105b60loud appeal for leg before as the ball angled in and declined, review taken but upholds Bowden's decision of not out
End of over 106:(2 runs scored) South Africa 316-5 (Bavuma 6*, 29 balls, van Zyl 5*, 22 balls)




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ST Gabriel comes on to bowl
106b10Gabriel to van Zyl
outside off and full, left alone
106b20outside off and full, left alone
106b30angles across and he prods it to gully
106b41pushed to the off for a quck single
106b50Gabriel to Bavuma
a play and miss outside off
106b60fired in at off stump, defended to the of, Gabriel's pace is a bit troubling
End of over 107:(1 run scored) South Africa 317-5 (Bavuma 6*, 31 balls, van Zyl 6*, 26 balls)
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10:06 GMT: Drinks interval
10:11 GMT: Play resumes
KK Peters comes on to bowl
107b10Peters to van Zyl
tries to drive it wildly as the ball was full and misses
107b24again drives but outside edges through the slips
107b30left alone
107b40a better-looking drive to mid-off
107b50full on off stump, seaming in and is defended to cover
107b60another drive but straight to cover
End of over 108:(4 runs scored) South Africa 321-5 (Bavuma 6*, 31 balls, van Zyl 10*, 32 balls)
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108b10Gabriel to Bavuma
shorter ball and angling in, defended to the off
108b20shorter ball, efends to cover
108b34edged luckily as the ball was short outside off to surprise Bavuma
108b40edges and this time has to go
Bavuma c Ramdin b Gabriel (10 runs, 35 balls, 2x4, 0x6)
VD Philander comes in to bat
108b51Gabriel to Philander
yorker and its turned to leg
108b60Gabriel to van Zyl
angles away and its firm;y pushed into the covers
End of over 109:(5 runs scored) South Africa 326-6 (van Zyl 10*, 33 balls, Philander 1*, 1 balls)
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109b10Peters to Philander
on the leg stump, on length, defended
109b20beaten as the ball seams away
109b30outside off, left alone
109b40full on off stump, driven to point
109b50back of a length, stands tall and defends
109b60angles across to the of and is left alone
End of over 110:(0 runs scored) South Africa 326-6 (van Zyl 10*, 33 balls, Philander 1*, 7 balls)
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110b10Gabriel to van Zyl
angles too far to the off, left
110b21drifts onto his pads with a full ball, flicked to fine leg
110b30Gabriel to Philander
fuller ball on off stump, pushed to cover
110b40outside off, left alone
110b51nbcalled for overstepping
110b61short and Philander leans back to pull to deep square leg
110b70Gabriel to van Zyl
full on off stump, van Zyl comes forward and pushes it back
End of over 111:(3 runs scored) South Africa 329-6 (van Zyl 11*, 36 balls, Philander 2*, 11 balls)




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111b11Peters to Philander
edged past slip after a fumble
111b20Peters to van Zyl
left alone
111b31comes forward and prods behind point
111b40Peters to Philander
short ball outside off, left alone
111b50angling to the off, comes forward partly to defend to the off
111b60on off stump and he moves to the ball to push to cover
End of over 112:(2 runs scored) South Africa 331-6 (van Zyl 12*, 38 balls, Philander 3*, 15 balls)
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112b10Gabriel to van Zyl
full on off stump, driven to mid-off
112b20a yorker and its well dug out back to Gabriel
112b34short onto his body, swivelled to fine leg
112b42fires in another yorker but its a low full toss, worked to mid-on and a misfeld allows a second run
112b51full on of stump, square driven to deep coverpoint
112b60Gabriel to Philander
on the stumps but its a low full toss, pushed to mid-on
End of over 113:(7 runs scored) South Africa 338-6 (van Zyl 19*, 43 balls, Philander 3*, 16 balls)
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113b10Peters to van Zyl
a mistimed pull to mid wicket
113b24nicely cuts a ball outside off to the third man rope
113b32short outside off, pulled to deep square leg
113b44great cover drive to a fullish ball outside of stump
113b50full outside off, the drive is botom-edged to the keeper
113b60drives well away from his body and pays the price, edges to the keper
van Zyl c Ramdin b Peters (29 runs, 49 balls, 5x4, 0x6)
DW Steyn comes in to bat
End of over 114:(10 runs scored) South Africa 348-7 (Philander 3*, 16 balls)
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114b10Gabriel to Philander
full outside off, driven to mid-off and a good top there
114b24driven through the covers
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 350 took 114.2 overs
114b30full on off stump, pushed back firmly
114b40slower ball and its edged along the ground to slip
114b50angles ina faster ball on off stump, defended
114b60low full toss driven off the botom of the bat to mid-off
End of over 115:(4 runs scored) South Africa 352-7 (Philander 7*, 22 balls, Steyn 0*, 0 balls)
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115b10Peters to Steyn
angling to the off, thick edged to cover
115b24rushes out and drives over mid-off and it trickles over the rope
115b30defends a fuller ball back
115b41pushed to cover for a run
115b50Peters to Philander
full ball, defended to mid-on
115b64short and he swivels it to fine leg
End of over 116:(9 runs scored) South Africa 361-7 (Philander 11*, 24 balls, Steyn 5*, 4 balls)




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116b10Gabriel to Steyn
a bouncer and Steyn sways out of the way
116b24outside off and a prod at it is edged past a diving slip, fortuate
116b30left alone
116b40full and a drive misses, almost edged
116b54full and its driven back down the ground
116b60angles in and full, Steyn manages to keep it out as lunch is called for
End of over 117:(8 runs scored) South Africa 369-7 (Philander 11*, 24 balls, Steyn 13*, 10 balls)
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A session which went to the West Indies and we will need to wait to see if Amla will declare
11:02 GMT: End of the session's play
11:04 GMT: Please join us after lunch in about 35 minutes
11:40 GMT: Start of session's play
SJ Benn comes on to bowl
117b10Benn to Philander
pitched it up just outside off, knocks it to cover
117b20full length around off, blocks it
117b30flighted delivery on off, blocks it back
117b40pitched it up on off, drives it back
117b50good length outside off, cut to point
117b60overpitched delivery just outside off, blocks it to off side
End of over 118:(0 runs scored) South Africa 369-7 (Philander 11*, 30 balls, Steyn 13*, 10 balls)
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JE Taylor comes on to bowl
118b10Taylor to Steyn
pitched it up just outside off, drives it to mid off
118b26short length ball on the stumps, pulls it to deep mid wicket
118b34half volley on off, drives it to long off
118b40bouncer on the stumps, leaves it alone
118b50bumper down the leg side, shoulders arms at it
118b66another short ball on the stumps, clubs it to deep mid wicket
End of over 119:(16 runs scored) South Africa 385-7 (Philander 11*, 30 balls, Steyn 29*, 16 balls)
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119b10Benn to Philander
fuller in length just outside off, blocks it to mid wicket
119b20flighted ball on middle, blocks it
119b30overpitched delivery on leg stump, dabs it to leg side
119b41tossed it up on leg stump, drives it to long on
119b50Benn to Steyn
pitched it up just outside off, drives it back
119b64bit full on off, dances down the track and drills it to long off
End of over 120:(5 runs scored) South Africa 390-7 (Philander 12*, 34 balls, Steyn 33*, 18 balls)
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120b10Taylor to Philander
good length ball on the stumps, smashes it straight to Steyn at non striker's end, so no run available, Steyn is ok
120b21half volley on off stump, drives it to long off
120b32Taylor to Steyn
slow short length delivery just outside off, smashes it to extra cover
120b40too short just outside off stump, beaten
120b51wdbouncer down the leg side, called as wide
120b66too full on the stumps, lofts it to long on
CricketArchive Oracles say that the South Africa 400 took 120.5 overs
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Philander 10, Steyn 41) took 41 balls
120b71pitched it up just outside off, thumps it to deep extra cover
End of over 121:(11 runs scored) South Africa 401-7 (Philander 13*, 36 balls, Steyn 42*, 22 balls)




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121b10Benn to Steyn
tossed it up on middle, drives it back
121b20pitched it up just outside off, slices it to gully
121b34flighted delivery on the stumps, lofts it to long off
121b46full length outside off stump, heaves it to deep extra cover
CricketArchive Oracles say that Dale Steyn has made 50 in 26 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes
121b56flighted delivery just outside off stump, lofts it to long off
121b60tossed up on the stumps, lofts it up in the air to long on, Holder takes a well judged catch, that is the end
Steyn c Holder b Benn (58 runs, 28 balls, 6x4, 5x6)
CricketArchive Oracles say that Sulieman Benn has taken 350 wickets in first-class matches
End of over 122:(16 runs scored) South Africa 417-8 (Philander 13*, 36 balls)
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12:01 GMT: End of innings