Ngidi provides Proteas benefit over Windies

2021-06-11 04:24:29

Seamer Lungi Ngidi confirmed all his guile to take 5-19 as South Africa skittled the West Indies for 97 and seized the initiative on the primary day of the primary Check in Saint Lucia.

The hosts posted their lowest Check complete in opposition to South Africa, who reached 4-128 on the shut on Thursday – a lead of 31 runs on a wicket that’s proving tough to attain on.

Rassie van der Dussen (34 not out) and Quinton de Kock (4 not out) will resume on the second day, looking for to regular what has been a brittle prime six for the touring facet in latest occasions, after shedding the toss.

West Indies’ firebrand teenage quick bowler Jayden Seales, who has performed just one earlier first-class match, accounted for fellow debutant Keegan Petersen (19) in South Africa’s innings.

The spectacular Seales (3-34) additionally eliminated opener Aiden Markram (60), and one other debutant Kyle Verreynne (6), all caught behind the wicket, validating his choice instead of the injured Shannon Gabriel.

South Africa’s tight traces and nagging size with the ball starved the West Indies of scoring pictures as Ngidi and fellow seamer Anrich Nortje (4-35) claimed 9 of the wickets to fall.

Nortje additionally cracked the helmet of batsman Nkrumah Bonner, who went on to make 10 from 32 balls however was later recognized with concussion.

He has been changed within the sport by Kieran Powell, who will bat in West Indies’ second innings.

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