Sinclair (5-44), Joseph (3-65) dismiss South Africa A for 274

SUMMARY: South Africa A 274 all out from 67.4 overs (Khaya Zondo 70, Neil Brand 62, Zubayr Hamza 30; Kevin Sinclair 5-44, Shamar Joseph 3-65) vs West Indies A 17-1 (Zachary McCaskie 12*; Duanne Olivier 1-12)


Guyanese off-spinner Kevin Sinclair picked up his fourth five-wicket haul in First-Class cricket and compatriot Shamar Joseph bagged three wickets as West Indies A dismissed South Africa A for 274 on the opening day of the third unofficial ‘Test’ in Bloemfontein on Tuesday.

Electing to bat first, South Africa A managed to bat only 67.4 overs, with 24-year-old Sinclair claiming 5-44 off 14.4 overs and fast bowler Joseph 3-65 off 15.

Shermon Lewis picked up 2-68 off 13, as Khaya Zondo (70), Neil Brand (62) and Zubayr Hamza (30) were the leading scorers for the hosts.

West Indies A faced eight overs before the close, ending on 17-1 with Test opener Tagenarine Chanderpaul falling to Duanne Olivier for three.

Zachary McCaskie (12*) and Kirk McKenzie (2*) are the not out batters.

The three-match series is level 1-1.

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