2nd Test: West Indies' Brathwaite, Samuels defy African country on Day three

Brathwaite created sixty five not out and Samuels was unconquered on sixty because the West Indies reached one hundred forty four for 2 back to South Africa's 417 for eight declared.

Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit half-centuries because the West Indies fought back on the third day of the second check against African country at St George's Park on Sunday.

With most of the second day lost to rain, African country were hoping to attain fast runs on Sunday morning before creating inroads into a doubtless fragile West Indian batting line-up. however they were annoyed on each counts.

Bad lightweight concluded play with sixteen overs remaining when rain delayed the beginning of play by associate degree hour.Morne Morkel was the sole eminent South African bowler, taking 2 wickets in 2 balls.

He concluded a 55-run gap partnership between Brathwaite and Devon Smith by having Smith caught initially slip, with Leon Johnson border ensuing delivery to 3rd slip.

Only eighty runs were scored throughout the morning however vale Steyn went on the rampage when the interval, thrashing fifty eight off twenty eight balls with six fours and 5 sixes. Amla declared once Steyn was caught trying another massive hit off left-arm spinner Suleiman Benn.

The West Indies took four wickets before lunch, as well as the prize scalps of Amla and AB Diamond State Villiers, WHO were pink-slipped in ordered overs.

New cap Temba Bavuma scored a boundary off his 1st ball, once a defensive shot flew to 3rd man off a thick edge from Holder however Diamond State Villiers was move into ensuing over, bowled by Taylor.De Villiers survived a unsuccessful review when a leg before attractiveness was turned down by umpire Paul Reiffel however was bowled next ball once he tried to figure a full-length delivery to leg.

Amla hit 2 fours within the 1st over of the day, bowled by theologizer Taylor, however solely supplementary 10 to his nightlong score of twenty three before he was unfree leg before wicket by a ball from mythical being Holder that nipped back down the pitch.

De Villiers survived a unsuccessful review when a leg before attractiveness was turned down by umpire Paul Reiffel however was bowled next ball once he tried to figure a full-length delivery to leg.The rating rate slowed as Bavuma and also the equally inexperienced Stiaan van Zyl, enjoying in his second check, might solely add twenty one in ten.2 overs before Bavuma (10) gauntleted a chucker-out from technologist archangel to wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin.

New cap Temba Bavuma scored a boundary off his 1st ball, once a defensive shot flew to 3rd man off a thick edge from Holder however Diamond State Villiers was move into ensuing over, bowled by Taylor.

Brathwaite and Smith created a solid begin, seeing off the new ball pairing of Steyn and Vernon Philander. The tall Morkel troubled Smith many times when coming near as 1st amendment and eventually tempted the left-hander into border a drive to Hashim Amla initially slip. Johnson followed in real time.




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