Aiden Markram puts South Africa on top vs Zimbabwe

Updated: Dec 27, 2017, 10:18 IST | AFP

Aiden Markram hit his second century in three Test matches as South Africa built a sound position on the first day of a four-day, day-night Test at St George's Park yesterday

Aiden Markram hit his second century in three Test matches as South Africa built a sound position on the first day of a four-day, day-night Test at St George's Park yesterday. SA were 251 for four at the dinner break with Markram falling to the last ball before the break for 125.

Aiden Markram
Aiden Markram 

Markram shared stands of 72 with fellow opener Dean Elgar (31), 96 with stand-in captain AB de Villiers (53) and 78 with Temba Bavuma (35 not out). Kyle Jarvis dismissed Markram with a ball with the help of a diving catch by wicketkeeper Brendan Taylor. He had figures of two for 38. Chris Mpofu took the wickets of Hashim Amla and De Villiers while conceding 49 runs. Opening batsman Markram, 23, continued a dream start to his Test career.

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