WP’s bowlers Hayes van der Berg and Alex Mather put an early pressure on the visiting team when the first the three wickets fell in the first session. However the fourth wicket stand of 120 runs between Brydon Carse (54) and Curtis Samboer (67) pulled EP back into the game and gave them the control they needed. At close of play EP are 172/6 in 74 overs, they lead by 84 runs with 4 wickets remaining in the first innings.
WP: Keagan Smith, Jack Newby, Hayes van der Berg, David Bedingham, Jason Smith, Zubayr Hamza, Clyde Fortuin, Soyisile Pono, Dawood Christians, Alex Mather and Gregory Olivier.
EP: Kirwin Christoffels, Schalk Conradie, Andre Carse, Brydon Carse, Curtis Samboer, Solo Nqweni, Henk Conradie, Onke Nyaku, Shaakir Abrahams, Anrich Nortje and Angelo Charles.