Centurion for pacers too. When winning the toss Pakistan decided to bat first against South Africa, then Dale Steyn was one wicket apart from record-book. But this fast bowler took 19 balls to be a history. In seventh, over he trapped Fakhar Zaman in caught behind. Now he becomes the most wicket taker Protia bowler crossed Shawn Pollack.
Shawn Pollack took 108 matches to reach to 421 wickets. He owns this position for a decade. But Dale Steyn took 29 matches less than his predecessor. Shawn Pollack is happy to him. He doesn’t forget to congratulate this superstar. He informed through Twitter, “A heartfelt congratulation to Dale. He’s been a fantastic bowler for SA for so long. His performances both home and away have been remarkable in so many ways.”
But focus light could be on Duanne Olivier. He destroyed the Pakistani Batting line up. This fast bowler took 6 wickets for 37 runs. Pakistan could be packed for pavilion within hundred. But Babar Azam (71) and Azhar Ali reached Pakistan to181 runs.
On the other hand, South Africa is not in a comfortable position. They lost 5 wickets, picking 127 runs. Aiden Makram got LBW by Hasan Ali in 19 runs. Then Amir and Shaheen Afridi distributed another wicket among them. Before stamping South Africa scoreboard is not satisfying.
Finally, the centurion test is for the pacers. They distributed total fifteen wickets among them. So another low scoring test has four days.