And with that, we wrap up our day’s proceedings. It all belonged to Dean Elgar and his men today, with the captain due to come out tomorrow and build on the huge lead facilitated by his bowlers. Until then, it’s good night from Raghav, Hemant and Himanshu. See you.
Their bowlers did well to restrict South Africa below 300, but lacked support from their batters yet again as Blackwood’s 49 remained the highest contribution. All they manage is exactly half of what their opponents made, and unless South Africa themselves collapse in their second innings, the game seems to be already theirs.
George Koen: “Are the Windies that bad or is SA growing in stature? Pray tell.” — Safe to say that the West Indies’ batters haven’t been able to cope up with the pace and accuracy of South Africa’s bowlers.
Didier: “At least Windies have escaped the follow on.” — Their you go, always look at the positives.
5.55pm That is stumps, as West Indies surrender a lead of 149. All five South Africa bowlers chip in with at least one wicket, with the swing of Mulder fetching him figures of 3 for 1, as Maharaj, Rabada and Ngidi grab two each. Last four wickets fall for just six runs, as West Indies collapse again.
Sarah : “When will the windies team bat out a full day in tests, never mind a single batsman “