South Africa’s paceman Dale Steyn career best bowling figures sets up South Africa to a comprehensive 211 runs win over Pakistan on day four of the 1st Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.
South African wicketkeeper AB de Villiers equals England’s Jack Russell's world best of 11 dismissals in a Test Match that came in the same venue in 1995. Having set Pakistan, who made their lowest Test total of 49 runs in the 1st innings, an incredible 480-runs winning target, South Africa bowled out for 268 runs.
The 2nd new ball did the twist as the Pakistan lost their last six wickets for 59 runs before the lunch break. Dale Steyn claimed five second innings wickets to ended with his fifth 10 wicket haul which also earned him the man of the match award.
Resuming on 183 for 4, Pakistan had added 26 runs to their total in the first session before the first wicket fall. Pakistan will have to counter in the next two Test matches in Cape Town (Feb 14 to 18) and Centurion (Feb 22 to 26).