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The Lizaad king: Williams savours his first Test wicket for ...

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The Lizaad king: Williams savours his first Test wicket for Proteas

The Titans fast bowler ‘delighted he could contribute to the team’ on debut against Bangladesh

Sports reporter

Lizaad Williams was overcome with joy and emotion when he finally bagged his first Test wicket for SA with the scalp of Taskin Ahmed in the first session of day three against Bangladesh at Kingsmead in Durban on Saturday.

Day two on Friday belonged to spinner Simon Harmer with four wickets but the fast bowlers dominated with the four wickets on Saturday, with Williams taking two and Wiaan Mulder and Duanne Olivier contributing one each.

“Delighted, to be honest,” Williams said about his first Test wicket. “Playing Test cricket was always my dream growing up. It is something that you work towards. It is the most difficult format in the game and you want to test yourself in difficult situations. I am delighted that I can contribute towards the team.”..

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