South Africa vs West Indies,1st Test, Day 2 at  Centurion: Stiaan Van Zyl scores 100 on debut

 

Dec 18, 2014

Stiaan Van Zyl scored his maiden Test century on debut against West Indies at Centurion. Van Zyl had begun nervously but grew increasingly assured at the crease as his innings progressed. Since crossing the 50-run mark Van Zyl has displayed his full repertoire of shots. Van Zyl got his hundred in quick time, he got it off 129 balls. His innings included fifteen hits to the fence.

Earlier Hashim Amla got his third Test double ton before departing for 208 in an attempt to up the ante. He and Van Zyl added 155 runs for the fifth wicket. That was preceded by a marathon 308 run fourth wicket stand between Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers.