Pakistan grabbed the honours on Day 1 of the 1st Test against the Proteas at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Hashim Amla scored a 20th Test hundred but Pakistan remained on top restricting South Africa to 245 for 8.
Otago Volts crushed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets finishing off the match with 22 balls to spare in the last qualifying match of CLT20 2013. This dominating victory was scripted by the McCullum brothers.
India A for the third day in a row dominated hosts South Africa A this time with the bowlers shining as well. Well built 24-year-old Madhya Pradesh seamer Ishwar Pandey took 4 for 40 as India A kept the South African A side to 312 for 9 at stumps on Day 3.