Half-centurions Tony de Zorzi, Keegan Petersen and Clyde Fortuin pushed South Africa A to growing total of 287 for seven declared on day one of this week’s series opener against West Indies A at Willowmoore Park in Benoni.
De Zorzi, Petersen and Fortuin struck 55, 59 and 53, respectively. South Africa A debutant David Bedingham hit 47.
West Indies A replied with 46 without loss to reduce the deficit to 241.
Raynard van Tonder, Khaya Zondo, Ruan de Swardt and Dane Paterson are in the SA A squad, but not this week’s XI.
South Africa A XI
- Neil Brand (Titans, captain)
- David Bedingham (Western Province)
- Tony de Zorzi (Western Province)
- Clyde Fortuin (Boland)
- Zubayr Hamza (Lions)
- Tshepo Moreki (Lions)
- Mihlali Mpongwana (Western Province)
- Duanne Olivier (Lions)
- Keegan Petersen (Boland)
- Dane Piedt (Knights)
- Hardus Viljoen (Boland)