Kallis And Peterson Very Good Partnerships For Test


CAPE TOWN: Jacques Kallis hit his 41st Test aeon and Alviro Petersen was best on 99 as South Africa punished the Sri Lankan bowling advance on the aboriginal day of the third and final Test at Newlands on Tuesday.

South Africa were 236 for two at tea afterwards actuality beatific in to bat.Kallis, arena in his 150th Test match, was on 103 not out.

It was a boastful acknowledgment to anatomy for Kallis, arena on his home boondocks arena afterwards
authoritative the aboriginal 'pair' of his career during South Africa's defeat in the additional Test in Durban. He was in arrogant anatomy as he accomplished his half-century off 37 assurance and his aeon off 114 deliveries with 17 fours.

With the alternation angry at 1-1, Sri Lankan captain Tillekeratne Dilshan gambled by sending South Africa in. Hopes that a green-tinged angle would advice his fast bowlers were anon apparent to be mistaken, while aboriginal morning billow anon austere on what became an ideal day for batting.

Fast bowler Dhammika Prasad, replacing the afflicted Dilhara Fernando, had aboriginal success for Sri Lanka, absolution South African captain Graeme Smith for 16 with his aboriginal brawl of the bout and afterward up with the wicket of Hashim Amla, additionally for 16.

But Petersen, authoritative his aboriginal actualization of the series, played an assured innings as he and Kallis took command during a almanac South African third wicket affiliation adjoin Sri Lanka, which was account 180 by tea.

The Sri Lankans hardly looked acceptable to booty a wicket and they blown their allocation of reviews back adjudicator Richard Kettleborough alert gave Kallis not out back Chanaka Welegedera appealed for leg afore wicket decisions. On both occasions the adjudicator was apparent to be right. (AFP)

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