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South Africa scored 220 runs in first innings, Pakistani spinners dominates tourists

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The Pakistani spinners have dominated the proceedings of South Africa — who won the toss and batted — on day one of the first Test at the National Stadium after being put into the field.

Pakistan derailed South Africa with three wickets by spinners Nauman Ali and Yasir Shah to leave the tourists on 179-6 at tea on the opening day of the first Test in Karachi on Tuesday.

The new entry Nauman Ali has dismissed the skipper Quinton de Kock (15) and Dean Elgar, struck his 16th Test half-century (58), as South Africa fumbled from a steady 94-2 at lunch.

The spinner Yasir Shah took 3 wickets.

Fast bowler Shaheen Afrdi took 2 wickets and Hassan took 1 wicket.

Two batsman were dismissed during the running between wickets.

Saouth Africa has scored 220 runs in the first innings of the first test match.

Teams

Pakistan

Babar Azam (captain), Abid Ali, Fawad Alam, Faheem Ashraf, Nauman Ali, Yasir Shah, Mohammad Rizwan, Imran Butt, Azhar Ali, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi

South Africa

Quinton de Kock (captain), Aiden Markram, Keshav Maharaj, Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Anrich Nortje, George Linde

Umpires

Aleem Dar (Pak) and Ahsan Raza (Pak) Tv umpire: Asif Yaqoob (Pak)

Match referee

Mohammad Javed Malik (Pak)