Scores at close of play on the third day of the third and final Test between South Africa and Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium yesterday: South Africa, first innings, 262 (De Kock), 9-302 (Rabada)
Pakistan, first innings, 185 Bowling: Mohammad Amir 20-2-56-2, Mohammad Abbas 18-373-1 South Africa, second innings (1w), Hasan Ali 17-1-83-1, Faheem Ashraf 14-3-42-3 (2w), D. Elgar c Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir 5 Shadab Khan 11.3-0-41-3.
A. Markram c Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Abbas 21
H. Amla c Sarfraz Ahmed b Hasan Ali 71
T. de Bruyn c Asad Shafiq b Faheem Ashraf 7
Zubayr Hamza lbw b Faheem Ashraf 0
T. Bavuma c Sarfraz Ahmed b Shadab Khan 23
Q. de Kock c Hasan Ali b Shadab Khan 129
V. Philander lbw b Mohammad Amir 14
K. Rabada c Shadab Khan b Faheem Ashraf 21
D. Steyn not out 0
D. Olivier c Sarfraz Ahmed b Shadab Khan 1
Extras: (b2, lb6, nb1, w1) 11
Total: (80.3 overs) 303
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Elgar), 2-29 (Markram), 3-45 (De Bruyn), 445 (Hamza), 5-93 (Bavuma), 6-195 (Amla), 7-223 (Philander), 8-302 Pakistan, second innings
Imam-ul-Haq c De Kock b Steyn 35
Shan Masood c De Kock b Steyn 37 Azhar Ali c De Kock b Olivier 15
Asad Shafiq not out 48 Babar Azam not out 17
Extras: (lb1) 1
Total: (3 wkts, 40 overs) 153
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Imam), 2-74 (Masood), 3-104 (Azhar) Bowling: Steyn 12-1-37-2, Philander 10-3-28-0, Olivier 8-2-41-1, Rabada 10-1-46-0
Match situation: Pakistan need 228 runs to win with seven wickets remaining. innings of 71 off 144 balls, the left-handed De Kock played fluently as the pair put on 102 for the sixth wicket. De Kock also shared an eighth wicket stand of 79 with Kagiso Rabada.
De Kock reached his fifty off 49 balls and his fourth Test century off 121 deliveries. He was finally caught in the deep, trying for a second successive six off legspinner Shadab Khan, after facing 138 balls and hitting 18 fours and a six.
Shadab finished with three for 41 while mediumpacer Faheem Ashraf took three for 42. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed set a record for a Pakistan wicketkeeper by taking five catches in each innings. His total of ten dismissals in the match was one better than the record previously shared by Rashid Latif and Kamran Akmal.
Pakistan only made one total over 200 in their first five innings in the series and had not batted for longer than 70.4 overs. Steyn’s two wickets took his total in Tests to 433, bringing him level with Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath and Stuart Broad of England in joint eighth place on the all-time Test wicket-takers list. — AFP