2nd Test Day 3: Staring at innings defeat, Pakistan 132/4 at stumps in Dubai Test

Updated: 25 October 2013 19:32 IST

South Africa's victory bid was tarnished when they were docked five penalty runs for ball-tampering in the 31st over on Day 3. Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq was unbeaten on 42 and Asad Shafiq was 28 not out when play was called off for the day in Dubai.

Dubai:

Pakistan, facing defeat in the second Test, were 132-4 at close on the third day in Dubai on Friday, needing another 286 runs to avoid an innings defeat. (Match scorecard)


Skipper Misbah-ul Haq was unbeaten on 42 and Asad Shafiq was 28 not out.

South Africa's victory bid was tarnished when they were docked five penalty runs for ball-tampering in the 31st over.

South Africa had made 517 in their first innings with Graeme Smith scoring 234 and AB de Villiers 164. South Africa compiled a big 418-run lead over Pakistan's paltry total of 99.

For Pakistan, off-spinner Saeed Ajmal finished with 5-161 and Mohammad Irfan took 3-102.

Pakistan lead the two-match series 1-0.

Topics : Cricket AB de Villiers Dale Steyn Vernon Philander Graeme Smith New Zealand South Africa Pakistan
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