After losing the first wicket of Kleinveldt (29) in the 16th over, Gomes (57) and Pieter Malan (37) reconstructed WP’s innings and together they built a second wicket partnership of 67 runs.
Left-arm orthodox, Dale Deeb and right-arm medium, Brady Barends prevented WP's middle order from forming solid partnerships. They returned with figures of 3/32 and 2/38 respectively.
Dane Paterson dismissed Thando Bula (17) to leave North West with 96 for 1 in 20 overs at close of play. They trail by 110 runs with nine wickets remaining in the first innings.