West Indies on the back foot

West Indies ended the second day’s play of the third and final Test against South Africa on the back foot after half-centuries from Faf du Plesis and Hashim Amla.

The West Indies were bowled out for 329 runs within 51 minutes of the start of play.

South Africa responded strongly with both du Plesis (68) and Amla (55) hitting half-centuries.

Opener, Alviro Peterson, also had a decent start getting to 42 before being run out by Jermaine Blackwood.

The only successes went to Jason Holder and Sulieman Benn who picked up a wicket each.

Earlier, West Indies’ last four wickets were skittled out in less than hour at the start of play. Resuming on 276/6, the regional side could only add 53 runs to their overnight score. (WICB)

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  1. Alex Alleyne January 4, 2015 at 4:00 am



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