Namibia were in a strong position to win their SAA Challenge match against North West after setting the hosts a winning target of 500 runs.
At the end of the second dayâ??s play in Potchefstroom, North West had reached 27 for the loss of two wickets, still 473 runs short of the winning target.
After declaring their first innings at 349/8, Namibia bundled North West out for 103 to build up a sizeable first innings lead of 246 runs.
Namibia piled on the agony in their second innings, with opening batsmen Tatenda Taibu and Dawid Botha attacking North Westâ??s bowling from the outset.
They put on 104 runs for the first wicket before Botha was dismissed for 44 off 59 balls.
Sarel Burger joined Taibu and the two continued to plunder the bowling, putting on 127 runs for the second wicket in 26 overs.
Great century by Taibu
With the total on 231, Taibu was eventually out for 116, which came off 158 balls and included 11 fours and one six.
Gerrie Snyman (2) and Louis Burger (0) went cheaply but Sarel Burger (65 not out off 93 balls) and Bjorn Kotze (4 not out) took the total to 244/4 â?? a lead of exactly 500 runs to bring up the declaration.
Shaun Gericke was North Westâ??s best bowler, taking 4/79 off 17 overs.
North West were soon in trouble in their second innings when Kola Burger bowled Jonker for 9, while Jimmy Kgamadi was dismissed by Louis Klazinga for 6.
At the close of play North West had reached 27 runs for the loss of two wickets, with Strydom not out on 9 and Bhayat not out on 2.
With a whole third dayâ??s play still ahead, Namibia stand a great chance of bowling them out a second time to win the match.