Durban Test: Jacques Kallis hits farewell ton to put South Africa in driver's seat

Jacques Kallis scored a brilliant 115 in his farewell Test match at Durban to give South Africa a handy lead against India. In their second innings, India were 68/2, still trailing South Africa's first inning by 98 runs.

updated: December 30, 2013 02:29 IST
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Durban: Jacques Kallis hit a century in his final Test match and steered South Africa into a strong position on the fourth day of the second and final Test against India at Kingsmead on Sunday. (Scorecard)

South Africa took a first innings lead of 166, then put India under pressure as the tourists reached 68 for two at the close, still trailing by 98 runs. (Highlights)

Kallis made 115, his 45th Test century. A sixth wicket partnership of 86 with nightwatchman Dale Steyn (44) was achieved with largely cautious batting but set the foundation for a batting assault by Faf du Plessis and Robin Peterson after lunch as South Africa reached a total of 500.

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