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SA reach 460 -4 as Smith scores unbeaten 227

DUBAI (AFP) – South Africa reached 460-4 at close on the second day of the second and final Test in Dubai on Thursday.

Opener Graeme Smith was unbeaten on 227 for his 27th Test hundred and AB de Villiers on 157 not out at stumps as South Africa extended their lead to 361 runs with six wickets intact.

The pair has so far added 326 for an unbroken fifth wicket stand — an all time South African record for this wicket in Tests.

Pakistan were bowled out for 99 in their first innings.

Pakistan lead the two-match series 1-0 after winning last week s first Test by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi.
Scoreboard at close on the second day of the second and final Test between Pakistan and South Africa at Dubai cricket stadium on Thursday:

Pakistan 1st innings 99 (Zulfiqar Babar 25; Imran Tahir 5-32, D. Steyn 3-38)

South Africa Ist innings

A. Petersen lbw b Babar 26

G. Smith not out 227

D. Elgar c Ali b Ajmal 23

J. Kallis lbw b Ajmal 7

D. Steyn b Irfan 7

AB de Villiers not out 157

Extras: (b4, lb7, w2) 13

Total: (for four wkts; 134 overs) 460

Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Petersen), 2-91 (Elgar), 3-119 (Kallis), 4-134 (Steyn)

Bowling: Irfan 27-4-84-1 (w1), Khan 27-2-99-0 (w1), Ajmal 43.4-5-132-2, Babar 31.2-2-112-1, Ali 5-0-22-0

Toss: Pakistan

Umpires: Rod Tucker (AUS) and Ian Gould (ENG)

Tv umpire: Paul Reiffel (AUS)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)

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