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Ntini, Kallis bowl out Pakistan for 157

Ntini, Kallis bowl out Pakistan for 157

Makhaya Ntini and Jacques Kallis took four wickets each Friday to dismiss Pakistan for 157 before tea on day one of the third and final test against South Africa.
Mohammad Yousuf hit 10 fours and a six to top score with 83 off 131 balls. Imran Farhat (20) and Mohammad Hafeez (10) were the only other batsmen to reach double figures.
Kallis took 4-42 off 11 overs and Ntini had 4-44 from 13.1 overs.
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 Hafeez caught at third slip by A.B de Villiers for 10. In the previous over, De Villiers had dropped Farhat with a difficult chance off the bowling of Dale 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.
Pakistan went to lunch at 70-4 and Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq fell straight after the break when he edged a delivery from Andrew Hall to Boucher for 6.
Kamran Akmal was caught by De Villiers off Steyn for a duck before Mohammad Sami and Yousuf put on a 60-run stand. Sami was finally out for 4, caught by Boucher off Kallis and Pakistan was 150-7.
Within seven runs, Shahid Nazir (3) was caught by Paul Harris off Ntini, Danish Kaneria (0) was caught by Boucher off Kallis, and Yousuf was caught at wide mid-off by Ashwell Prince off Ntini.


Updated : 2021-07-31 14:56 GMT+08:00