Lunch South Africa 320 and 69 for 4 (Bavuma 35*, Mayers 2-10) lead West Indies 251 by 138 runs
A disciplined show of seam and swing bowling helped West Indies go to lunch on the third day at Wanderers in a robust place, as they left South Africa 4 wickets down and with a lead of simply 138.
Mayers was entrusted to bowl the primary over on Friday, and he made prompt affect. Dean Elgar, who was out ramping to deep third in each innings at SuperSport Park, tried to steer him by means of level however received an edge to Roston Chase who took a great catch at gully.
Jason Holder began from the opposite finish and, in his second over of the day, troubled Tony de Zorzi. He drew an out of doors edge, which did not carry to second slip, after which beat the skin edge the very subsequent ball.
However de Zorzi, who had scored a powerful 85 within the first innings, didn’t final too lengthy as he chopped on Mayers’ first supply within the fifth over of the day.
It was as soon as once more Markram who stood up for South Africa. In contrast to within the second innings of the primary Take a look at, when he got here out all weapons blazing, he was very watchful. He left something that was huge however made positive to pounce on the dangerous deliveries.
At one stage, Markram was on 3 off 27 balls, earlier than choosing up his first boundary with a straight drive off a Mayers inswinger. A couple of overs later, he cover-drove Roach after which clipped Holder by means of midwicket for 2 extra fours. In between, there was an inducker from Holder that grazed his pad as he shouldered arms. West Indies used the DRS however the ball-tracking confirmed the ball would have missed the stumps.
Having performed out 55 deliveries with nice assurance, it took a jaffa from Roach to get him to nick behind to Joshua Da Silva. Roach angled one in on a size exterior off and Markram needed to play at it, however the ball straightened to take a skinny exterior edge.
Temba Bavuma then led South Africa’s restoration as he and Ryan Rickelton placed on 37 runs for the fourth wicket. The 2 batted for an hour, and began to choose up some runs as properly. Bavuma performed some flicks each behind and in entrance of sq. as he moved to 35.
However Reifer, together with his left-arm medium tempo, earned the reward for his disciplined spell as he received Rickelton to nick off on the stroke of lunch.