South Africa require another 115 runs to win after Simon Harmer took four wickets to wrap up the West Indies second innings on day four, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
Former England batsman Jonathan Trott, looking to revive his Test career after walking out during the Ashes in Australia with stress issues just over a year ago, knows it will not be an easy process.
South Africa will be looking to Simon Harmer to maintain his good form and break the West Indies resistance.
Clive Lloyd, one the greats of West indies cricket has warned South Africa to safeguard their future.
Proteas batsman Faf du Plessis, held his hand up and said: ‘I messed up’.
Some interesting decisions could be made when South Africa ponder their third and final XI for the series against the West Indies, at Newlands, starting on Friday.
This week, we will, with great respect, ignore the claims of various Proteas players for the Most Valuable Player award for the week, due to the nature of the opposition at Centurion, and look a little further down the line.
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