West Indies vs South Africa: Lungi Ngidi shines as South Africa take control in first test |  Cricket News

West Indies vs South Africa: Lungi Ngidi shines as South Africa take control in first test | Cricket News



Lungi Ngidi cut in the lower half of the West Indies battle order on the way to a five-wick breakaway as South Africa headed home 97 on the opening day of the first test of a two-game series at Daren Sammy Cricket. Land in St. Lucia on Thursday. Playing the first series in the Caribbean for 11 years, Proteak reached 128 in four, with a difference of 31 races. Opener Aiden Markram scored the best score so far with 60, but Jayden Seales was one of three awards that fell to debutant Pacer from the West Indies. Keegan Petersen and Kyle Verreynne from South Africa also came.

Rassie van der Dussen will resume his second morning in partnership with former captain Quinton de Kock.

Ngidi’s handshake for 19 was the second entry of five tests in Test Cricket. Most of his success came in the afternoon session, when seamstress Anrich Nortje pushed the West Indies forces when three of the four wickets fell. pre-lunch period.

He added another among the final capitulation to finish with 35 fours.

That collapse had a chaotic period on both sides of the lunch gap, as the West Indies lost five runs for 11 runs, three of them 56, making it the lowest ever test entry against South Africa.

Jason Holder was in the final 20 with the final result, giving Ngidi his fifth wicket.

“We all decided on a certain plan of attack,” said Ngidi on the off-stump line of fast-paced pelota discipline which led to rich rewards in safe cabling.

“It’s really gratifying to get another five-wick transport, because I’ve been approached several times since that first ‘five’, so it’s a good reward for the hard work.”

He looked very different, however, when captain Kraigg Brathwaite and starting partner Shai Hope successfully negotiated in the first 45 minutes. But Nortje’s presentation brought almost immediate rewards for the lack of hope to end the initial collaboration on the 24th.

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He then threw a bowl at Brathwaite in his next opener, a phlegmatic right-hander, who chose to make a first one when he won the draw when he chose not to offer the fisherman a shot at paying the final price for a trial error.

Rabada did a tremendous job at the other end without success, until they won the well-deserved award for Nkrumah Bonner’s wicket. Crawling on the helmet, when he arrived late to give Nortje a hook, they couldn’t do anything about Rabada’s perfectly shot, he attacked goalkeeper Kock.

Then Bonner was diagnosed with a stroke and will not play in the match again. Drummer Kieran Powell has opened his place in the Caribbean Eleven.

De Kock, the South African leader in the previous four races, had not previously decided to take the knee or raise his right fist, unlike his teammates on the field before the game began, the South Africans joined the West Indies team with global Black Lives Matter movement and racism and other discrimination worries.

Nortje returned to second witchcraft before lunch, and sent a disturbing Kyle Mayers without much difficulty and then caused the first capitulation of the evening with Jermaine Blackwood’s wicket.

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This left Ngidi to rejoice in the rest of the battle and did not miss the opportunity, winning the narrow and disciplined line by joining Roston Chase, Joshua da Silva and Roach in quick succession before joining Holder.

This is the first meeting of the 2010 Test Cricket between the two West Indies teams and for the first time since the only historic meeting in Barbados in 1992, the Caribbean side is at a higher level than Protea before a series.

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