Live Cricket Score: South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd Test at Centurion — Day 3

Kyle Abbott (left) had a dream debut as he picked up seven wickets in the first innings against Pakistan © Getty Images

Centurion: Feb 24, 2013

Pakistan were in all sorts of trouble at the end of the second day’s play as they failed to avoid follow on and even lost a wicket in their second essay against South Africa in the third Test at Centurion.

Pakistan lost their way once again as they were made to follow-on after being bowled out for 156 in their first innings on Day two of the third Test against South Africa at Centurion. In their second essay, Pakistan were 14 for one.

Pakistan trail by a further 239 runs.

The wrecker-in-chief for Pakistan, Kyle Abbott registered the second best figures in Tests on debut for South Africa by claiming seven wickets for 29 runs in the first innings.

The third day will be crucial for Pakistan for them save themselves from their third consecutive Test defeat to South Africa.

Brief Scores: South Africa 409 (AB de Villiers 121, Hashim Amla 92; Rahat Ali 6 for 127, Ehsan Adil 2 for 54) lead Pakistan 156 (Younis Khan 33, Imran Farhat 30; Kyle Abbott 7 for 29) & 12 for 1 (Younis Khan 8*, Azhar Ali 5*; Dale Steyn 1 for 9) by 239 runs.

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