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Vernon Philander broke a steady opening stand and removed the West Indies openers before lunch on the third day in Centurion
Vernon Philander broke a steady opening stand and removed the West Indies openers before lunch on the third day in Centurion © AFP
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Dale Steyn tries to set the record straight about his confrontation with Michael Clarke during the Cape Town Test earlier this year

The South African fielders celebrate Kraigg Brathwaite's wicket
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Vernon Philander watches as South Africa's fielders appeal for a wicket
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Stiaan van Zyl pulls off his hip
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Stiaan van Zyl runs through to complete his hundred
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The weather closed in as South Africa declared
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Stiaan van Zyl soaks up his debut Test hundred
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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Dec 17-21
South Africa 552/5d West Indies 201 & 16/1 (f/o)
Dolphins v Warriors at Pietermaritzburg - Dec 18-21
Warriors 353 Dolphins 237/8
Cape Cobras v Lions at Cape Town - Dec 18-21
Lions 413 Cape Cobras 119/4
Pool B: Gauteng v KZN-Inland at Johannesburg - Dec 18-20
Gauteng 224 & 3/0 KZN-Inland 184
Cross Pool: Griq West v Boland at Kimberley - Dec 18-20
Griq West 296 & 27/0 Boland 401
Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein - Dec 18-21
Titans 366 & 58/2 Knights 185
Pool A: North West v Northerns at Potchefstroom - Dec 18-20
North West 243 & 107/1 Northerns 250
Namibia U19 v SWD U19 at Pretoria - Dec 19
Namibia U19 won by 9 wickets (with 108 balls remaining)
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