Kallis leads South African resistance

Jacques Kallis took South Africa to 232/4 at the close of Day 1 with his unbeaten knock of 81 runs against India in the third Test in Cape Town.

updated: January 02, 2011 17:42 IST
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Cape Town:

South Africa's batsmen were tested severely by seam and swing on a stop-start day dominated by drizzle, murky light and a Table Mountain shrouded in cloud. By the time Newlands was bathed in glorious evening sunshine, though, the home team had lost only four wickets and had denied India the rewards that appeared imminent during the morning and afternoon. Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis, the most resolute of South Africans, manned the frontline and three consecutive half-century partnerships ensured the hosts edged ahead in the fight for the series.


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