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De Villiers key for South Africa
AB de Villiers appeared to hold the key as South Africa attempted to claw their way back into the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
They started day four needing 121 more to avoid an innings defeat and took their overnight score of 72 for four to 130 for six.
That still represented a precarious position of 63 behind with four wickets left and De Villiers, on 52 not out, providing the chief resistance.
It took Pakistan longer than they would have liked to dismiss nightwatchman Dale Steyn but as soon as they did the man he had been protecting, JP Duminy, fell for a duck.
De Villiers hit the fifth ball of the morning, from Mohammad Irfan, for four but there was little else to throw his arms at as the early bowling remained tight.
The arrival of Saeed Ajmal presented a typically testing trial by spin but Steyn was digging in well alongside De Villiers.
The second boundary of the day, in the ninth over, saw Junaid Khan find De Villiers' outside edge only to see the ball disappear into an underpopulated slip cordon.
The wicket eventually came three balls into Zulfiqar Babar's first over.
He slanted one into Steyn, who misread his forward press and was clean bowled for seven runs in 49 deliveries.
That represented a job well done in the circumstances but Duminy was unable to follow suit. He was pinned leg before after five balls by Junaid Khan, resorting hopefully to DRS but failing to win a reprieve.
There were no further breakthroughs, with De Villiers and Faf du Plessis adding 21 more runs before the interval - the former reaching fifty by launching Babar for six down the ground.