South Africa fightback puts Test on knife edge

Pakistan were 100 for 3 at stumps on Day 3, a lead of 112 runs, after South Africa were bowled out for 326 in their first innings.

updated: February 16, 2013 23:21 IST
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Cape Town: Robin Peterson and Dale Steyn led a South African fightback which left the second Test against Pakistan evenly poised at the end of the third day at Newlands on Saturday.

Pakistan were 100 for three in their second innings at the close, a lead of 112.

Peterson hit 84 to enable South Africa to get within 12 runs of Pakistan's first innings total of 338 and Steyn bowled at blistering pace to take two wickets as Pakistan lost their first three second innings wickets for 45 runs.

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