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    As it happened: Zimbabwe vs South Africa, One-off Test, Day 2

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page)

    Day 1 round-up: Dale Steyn and Dane Piedt claimed four wickets apiece for South Africa, but Zimbabwe defied the odds as they batted out the first day of the one-off Test to reach stumps on 248 for 9.

    Top-ranked South Africa had been expected to rifle through ninth-ranked Zimbabwe after the hosts had won the toss and elected to bat, but came up against a determined side that was marshalled by captain Brendan Taylor's 93.

    It was just the fourth time in eight attempts that Zimbabwe had passed 200 in their first innings of a Test against the Proteas -- an achievement that looked highly unlikely as Steyn and Piedt pounced in the first two sessions.