Jacques Kallis admits he was nervous in the nineties, but experience mattered

Jacques Kallis scored 115 in his farewell Test at Durban to give South Africa a handy lead and a chance to win the two-Test series vs India.

updated: December 30, 2013 11:53 IST
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Jacques Kallis, who's century helped South Africa take a 166-run first innings lead in the second Test vs India at Kingsmead, said he will cherish scoring a ton in his last Test after a 18-year career. Kallis' innings was the perfect script of what is shaping into a fairytale ending, and paved the way for a big first-innings total for the Proteas in Durban.

"It is a special feeling," he said. "It's strange walking out to bat knowing that there is no tomorrow and it will be your last opportunity to get a 100 for your country.

"It's a different kind of pressure, being in the nineties for the last time was different to normally being in the nineties. At least I could fall back on my experience and managed to get the three figures."

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