The West Indies imploded, then, at that point, hit back emphatically before the nearby on the second day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. Pace bowler Anrich Nortje took four wickets inside four overs as the West Indies fell to 212 whole team, giving South Africa a first innings lead of 130. Yet, the West Indies bowlers got four South African wickets before the nearby, leaving the hosts reeling at 49 for four, a general lead of 179. West Indies were looking sensibly strong at 169 for three 40 minutes after tea with top-scorer Raymon Reifer and Roston Pursue constructing a patient partnership. Yet, the two batsmen were out off back to back balls. Reifer fell for 63 when he was gotten behind off the last delivery of a Marco Jansen over. Pursue edged the principal chunk of Kagiso Rabada’s next over to initially slip and was out for 22.
Then, at that point, Nortje dominated. He had finished a difficult partnership among Reifer and Jermaine Blackwood and he steamed in to take four additional wickets, wrapping up with five for 36. It was his fourth five-wicket haul.
West Indies lost their last seven wickets for 43 runs.
First innings century-producer Aiden Markram got South Africa’s subsequent innings looking quick so far as 31 runs were scored in the initial four overs.
In any case, Dean Elgar was gotten at third man off Alzarri Joseph in a rehash of his most memorable innings excusal.
New cap Tony de Zorzi was gotten behind first ball off Kemar Roach and new skipper Temba Bavuma additionally fell first ball, to Joseph. It finished a ‘couple’ for Bavuma, who just confronted three balls in two innings.
Jason Holder was welcomed on to last over the remainder of the day and just required one ball to trap Keegan Petersen leg before wicket with a conveyance which kept low.
Markram completed unbeaten on 35.
Eleven wickets fell among tea and the nearby.
Reifer and Blackwood resisted South Africa’s four-pronged quick bowling assault for the greater part of an attritional evening, during which just 65 runs were scored in 29 overs among lunch and tea for the wicket of Blackwood’s wicket.
Blackwood made 37 in a third wicket partnership of 64 with Reifer before he drove at a full ball from Nortje and was gotten behind by wicketkeeper Heinrich Klaasen off an inside edge.
The left-hander Reifer showed assurance and fortitude in making 63, the most noteworthy score of his six-Test profession. He batted for right around four hours and confronted 143 balls.
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