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Kumble takes two late wickets as South Africa finishes first day on 257-8

Kumble takes two late wickets as South Africa finishes first day on 257-8

Anil Kumble took two late wickets before bad light stopped play Tuesday with South Africa on 257-8 on day one of the second of three tests against India.
The legspinner trapped Andrew Hall leg-before-wicket with a googly for a duck, and then bowled Andre Nel for another duck with another googly three balls later in the day's 73rd and final over.
Ashwell Prince was not out 98 and Morne Morkel was yet to score at stumps at Kingsmead Stadium.
South Africa captain Graeme Smith won the toss and elected to bat as the Proteas attempted to rally after losing the first test by 121 runs.
India's opening bowlers dominated the morning session, taking three wickets to leave South Africa on 67-3 at lunch.
It was important that South Africa's top order scored runs with Jacques Kallis out with a strained lower back. However, Smith had scored just 5 before he mistimed a pull in the third over off Zaheer Khan for Sachin Tendulkar to take a running catch from first slip.
Hashim Amla was then lbw by Khan for 1, before A.B. de Villiers, promoted to opener ahead of Herschelle Gibbs, was caught by Tendulkar for 9 while attempting a drive off Sreesanth.
Prince, dropped on 41 by Tendulkar off Vikram Singh's bowling, had hit 13 fours in 181 balls. He put on a 94-run, fourth-wicket stand with Gibbs and 100 with Mark Boucher for the fifth wicket.
Gibbs was caught behind by Mahendra Singh Dhoni off Sree Sreesanth for 63 as he edged an attempted hook shot. He had hit 13 boundaries in 88 balls. Boucher was bowled by Sreesanth for 53.
Shaun Pollock (11) was well caught by Virender Sehwag at backward point off the bowling of Singh.
Sreesanth finished with 3-74, Khan had 2-61 and Kumble 2-48.


Updated : 2020-12-02 15:02 GMT+08:00