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West Indies vs South Africa, 1st Test Day 2: de Kock 141* puts South Africa in charge

Quinton de Kock 141*
Quinton de Kock 141*
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South Africa took control of the 1st Test between the West Indies and South Africa on day two, at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet today.

 

West Indies v South Africa 1st Test

West Indies 97/10 (40.5 ov) and 82/4 (30 ov)

South Africa 322/10 (96.5 ov)

Close of Play on Day 2: West Indies trail by 143 runs.

Scorecard

 

 

Match Day Highlights

South Africa continued from their overnight score of 128/4, reaching 322 all out, with a lead of 225 runs. Quinton de Kock hit a memorable 141* to give the Proteas a subastantial opportunity of winning the opening Test match.

South Africa 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dean Elgar - 0.5 ov), 2-34 (Keegan Petersen - 9.6 ov), 3-113 (Aiden Markram - 38.1 ov), 4-119 (Kyle Verreynne - 40.3 ov), 5-162 (Rassie van der Dussen - 56.5 ov), 6-215 (Wiaan Mulder - 74.5 ov), 7-222 (Keshav Maharaj - 77.2 ov), 8-233 (Kagiso Rabada - 82.4 ov), 9-312 (Anrich Nortje - 94.6 ov), 10-322 (Lungi Ngidi - 96.5 ov)

 

In their 2nd Innings, the West Indies struggled against the pace of the South Africa bowlers and were 82/4 at the close of play and in deep trouble of trying to salvage something from this match.

 

West Indies 2nd  Innings Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Kraigg Brathwaite - 4.2 ov), 2-25 (Kieran Powell - 10.2 ov), 3-37 (Shai Hope - 15.1 ov), 4-51 (Kyle Mayers - 17.4 ov)

 

West Indies 1st Innings Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Shai Hope - 11.4 ov), 2-31 (Kraigg Brathwaite - 13.2 ov), 3-45 (Nkrumah Bonner - 24.1 ov), 4-46 (Kyle Mayers - 25.6 ov), 5-56 (Jermaine Blackwood - 29.4 ov), 6-56 (Roston Chase - 30.1 ov), 7-56 (Joshua Da Silva - 30.5 ov), 8-74 (Rahkeem Cornwall - 34.1 ov), 9-80 (Kemar Roach - 36.1 ov), 10-97 (Jason Holder - 40.5 ov)

 

 

Playing XIs

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite(c), Shai Hope, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Roston Chase, Joshua Da Silva(wk), Jason Holder, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales

South Africa - Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar(c), Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Quinton de Kock(wk), Wiaan Mulder, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje

 

Match Details

Start Time: 15:00

Toss: West Indies won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet

Officials: Gregory Brathwaite, Joel Wilson, Leslie Reifer, Nigel Duguid, Richard Richardson