SA Emerging strike late to gain advantage in spite of Chibhabha century

Captain Chibhabha crafted a well constructed 103 but fell in the penultimate over as Zimbabwe A sought to overmhaul a mamoth first innings by the South Africa Emerginmg side in Bulawayo.

FILE PHOTO: Chamu Chibhabha

The visitors declared on 531 on the back of 100s from Kyle Verreyne and Kyle Simmonds to take a first innings lead of 244.

Chibhabha’s opening partner Brian Chari made a snail pace 21 off 87 balls before he fell to Okuhle Cele.

Innocent Kaia was out nex to Simmonds before Chibhabha and Regis Chalabva put on a 99-run partneship.

Both fell within a ball of each other and Zimbabwe A now 183-4 still 61 short going into the final day.