Pakistan leave South Africa in tatters on Day 3 of first Test

After Misbah-ul-Haq hit his first century in two years to propel Pakistan's innings, the bowlers came out to haunt South Africa and leave the team reeling.

updated: October 17, 2013 00:12 IST
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Abu Dhabi: South Africa was in a serious pinch after Pakistan routed the top order and left the Proteas reeling at 72-4, still trailing by 121 runs in the second innings on day three of an absorbing first test on Wednesday.

Alviro Petersen was out for 17, fellow opener and captain Graeme Smith for 32, Jacques Kallis for a duck on his 38th birthday, and Hashim Amla, the most prized wicket, was taken in the last over of the day for a mere 10.

AB de Villiers was 11 not out, and joined by nightwatchman Dale Steyn, who fended off the last five balls of the day surrounded by five fielders.

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