Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith was batting on 67 at the end of opening day’s play against Pakistan at Dubai © AFP

Oct 24, 2013

South Africa have already taken the lead in the second Test against Pakistan at Dubai. After bowling Pakistan for a paltry total of 99, South Africa are on top after scoring 128 for the loss of three wickets.

For South Africa Imran Tahir picked up a five-for while Dale Steyn chipped in with three wickets. Zulfiqar Babat, who batted at No. 9, top-scored with an unbeaten 25.

For South Africa Graeme Smith is batting on 67. Alviro Petersen was out leg-before to Babar for 26. Saeed Ajmal took two wickets of Dean Elgar and Jacques Kallis. Nightwatchman Dale Steyn is batting on three.

South Africa, the No. 1 side, are already trailing in the two-match series. They will be looking for a win in the second Test. They have begun well.  

Brief scores:

Pakistan 99 (Zulfiqar Babar 25*; Imran Tahir 5 for 32; Dale Steyn 3 for 38) trail South Africa 128 for 3 (Alviro Petersen 26, Graeme Smith 67*; Saeed Ajmal 2 for 42) by 29 runs.

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