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WI vs SA: South Africa pushed West Indies on the backfoot on the strength of fast bowlers

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WI vs SA: The West Indies team has pushed South Africa completely on the backfoot. West Indies team was all out for just 97 runs in the first innings. Lungi Ngidi took five wickets

South Africa has badly pushed the West Indies on the back foot in the first Test on the basis of the performance of their fast bowlers. South Africa’s pacers bundled out West Indies for 97 runs. At the end of the day’s play, South Africa had scored 128 for four.

Caribbean team captain Jason Holder won the toss and decided to bat first at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on the first day of the match on Thursday. However, the score never picked up pace. Lungi Ngidi took five and Enrich Nokia took four. Holder scored 20 runs for West Indies.

In reply, South Africa scored 128 runs for four wickets. However, his start was not good and captain Dean Elgar was dismissed without opening the account. Keegan Pietersen then contributed 19 runs. South Africa’s score was 34 runs for two wickets.

After this, Edin Markram scored 60 runs to bring South Africa’s innings back on track. He was well supported by Russe ve der Dusan. Both added 79 runs for the third wicket. After the dismissal of Markram, Kyle Vereen also got out after scoring six runs. Jaden Seals, making his debut for West Indies, took the highest three wickets.

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