South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald is confident that his charges can rip through West Indies' batting order, despite the tourists being just two wickets down for 147 at stumps on day three of the second Test in Port Elizabethon Sunday.
West Indies can look forward to more favourable batting conditions for the second test in Port Elizabeth on Friday as they look to overcome the mental scars of collapsing on Pretoria`s seamer-friendly strip.
Hundreds in both innings during Pakistan's win over Australia in the first Test helped former captain Younus Khan jump four places to seventh while Aussie opener David Warner moved up to a career-high fourth position in the latest ICC batting and bowling rankings released here Monday.
Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul stating that the "sheer weight of runs and duration of international career" makes left-hander an exceptional batsman.
Riding on his two match-winning knocks against Bangladesh in the second Test, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leapfrogged Angelo Mathews and David Warner to be positioned third in the latest ICC Test rankings released Wednesday.
Indian top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara failed to impress on his County debut after managing just seven runs for Derbyshire in the four-day Division Two first-class match against Glamorgan, here on Wednesday.
Debutant spinner Taijul Islam completed a five-wicket haul but veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul was left unbeaten on 85 as the West Indies declared at 484 for seven before lunch on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh in St Vincent on Sunday.
Kraigg Brathwaite became the third-youngest West Indian to compile a Test double-century in leading the home side to a dominating 407 for three at the close of a rain-shortened second day of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent on Saturday.
Kraigg Brathwaite was unbeaten on 166 in leading the West Indies to a commanding 344 for three at tea on a rain-shortened second day of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent on Saturday.