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Things went our way, says Robin

Durban: Spinner Robin Peterson is optimistic that South Africa could force a result on the final day of the second Test and win the series against India at Kingsmead.

“We have lost a lot of time in this game, but definitely there’s a result in it for us. At Kingsmead, usually ten wickets fall on the fifth day. So we are hoping to be on the right side of things.

“The morning session is crucial, so we need early wickets to push for the win. Hopefully the bowlers can come out firing tomorrow,” Peterson, who scored 61 down the order, said.

“At lunch we decided we wanted to get 100 runs ahead. But Faf and I got going, so we decided that since we have India on the back-foot, we might as well extend our lead. Things went our way today and we kept them under pressure,” he said.

Before their partnership, Jacques Kallis, in his last match, had scored his 45th Test century. It was an innings like many others of his, taking South Africa to a dominant position in this match.