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Jacques Kallis 50 hands South Africa advantage

Kallis 50 hands SA advantage
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Jacques Kallis hits his 58th Test half-century as South Africa reach tea against Pakistan on 159-4.

South Africa continued to make steady progress on day one of the first Test match with Pakistan as they reached 159-4 at tea.

After reaching lunch on 68-2, Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla combined well to take their team into three figures.

Kallis was batting efficiently and he reached his 58th Test half-century with nine boundaries to his name before he was dismissed by Umar Gul for 50.

Amla soon followed for 37 as his side went from 125-2 to 135-4, but AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis ensured that no more wickets fell as they took South Africa to 159-4 with one session remaining in the day.

You can keep updated with the action in Johannesburg by following Sports Mole's live commentary.

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