West Indies bowl South Africa out for 421 before tea

AB de Villiers scores 148 to help South Africa to 421 all out against West Indies at tea on day three of the third Test against in Cape Town.

A century from AB de Villiers has helped South Africa to open up a lead of 92 runs at tea on the third day of the third Test against the West Indies.

The Proteas headed into lunch on 313-5, just 16 runs behind the tourists' first-innings total in Cape Town.

Stiaan van Zyl accompanied De Villiers at the crease when play resumed, and he made it to 33 until he was trapped lbw by Marlon Samuels.

Vernon Philander became the next man to fall when he was run out for a duck, while Simon Harmer followed him back to dressing room soon after when he was trapped lbw by Jerome Taylor for eight.

Dale Steyn was also run out for a duck, leaving De Villiers and Morne Morkel as the final batsmen standing.

However, De Villiers's explosive knock of 148 was brought to an end when he was caught at the second attempt by Shannon Gabriel off the bowling of Samuels, leaving South Africa all out for 421.

South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers is watched by Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal as he plays a shot during the fourth day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July
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