AB helps South Africa build commanding lead: 1st Test, Day 2 (Centurion)

AB de Villiers agonisingly fell for 99, but his innings helped ensure a huge first-innings lead for the hosts.

South Africa had slipped to 173 for five before De Villiers and Ashwell Prince steadied the innings with a sixth-wicket partnership of 97. At stumps the Proteas were 209 ahead.

South Africa 389 for 9 (Boucher 49*, Tahir 24*) lead Sri Lanka 180 by 209 runs.

1st Test, Day 2 (Centurion), Dec 2011

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