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Ntini, Kallis have Pakistan in trouble at 70-4

Ntini, Kallis have Pakistan in trouble at 70-4

Makhaya Ntini and Jacques Kallis took two wickets each before lunch Friday to have Pakistan in trouble at 70 for four wickets on day one of the third of three tests.
South Africa captain Graeme Smith won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat in an effort to win a series tied at 1-1.
Ntini struck in the eighth over, having opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez caught at third slip by A.B de Villiers for 10. In the previous over, De Villiers had dropped Imran Farhat with a difficult chance off the bowling of Steyn.
In the 12th over, Ntini got Yasir Hameed to drive outside the off stump when he had 7, and Kallis took an easy head-high catch at second slip.
Kallis himself came on to bowl to replace Steyn, and, in his second over, Farhat played a drive at a ball drifting away to give Smith a catch at first slip. Farhat had made 20.
Younis Khan, who has batted well in the series, looked uncomfortable throughout his stay. and he was out slashing at a Kallis delivery when he had 8. De Villiers took a good overhead catch high to his left.
Mohammad Yousuf was on 13 at lunch, and Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq had 6.
Ntini's figures were 2-24 and Kallis had 2-21.


Updated : 2021-04-13 19:35 GMT+08:00