Pakistan continues to test South Africa and put up a good fight in the first Test in Abu Dhabi. It's Test cricket as it should be - brutal and unforgiving.
While this spirited effort from Pakistan is in full swing, it makes for thoroughly enjoyable viewing. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks five talking points from the second day.
South Africa trails in a Test for only the fourth time in 15 Tests, after Pakistan cruised to 263-3 on the second day in Abu Dhabi. Opener Khurram Manzoor notched up an unbeaten century, while debutant, Shan Masood, scored 75 as the Proteas struggled to come to grips with gruelling conditions in the desert.
Although some of the bowlers managed to keep it tight, Pakistan was simply so much better than South Africa. It's an impressive effort from the hosts and one that has been immensely entertaining to watch. Here are five talking points from the second day at Abu Dhabi.
When Pakistan are good, they are really good
One of the best things about Pakistan is that you never know which face you are going to see. It can lead to some sides underestimating them a bit. Although South Africa's current woes are...