Eng v SA highlights today – second test day four from Trent Bridge, Nottingham (England) Monday 17th July 2017. First test South Africa lost by a big margin but this time their appearance in the ground is looking very different from the first test. South Africa scored 335 runs in their first innings and 343 in their second innings with 9 down then they declared their innings after that at day three-four overs were remaining of the day and England faced those overs with very patiently and scored single one.
D Elgar scored 80, HM Amla 87, Q de Kock† had not performed well this time and gone with one, F du Plessis* 63, T Bavuma 15 and VD Philander 42, when his wicket dismissed then it was 97.6 has a big swing across the line, gets a hefty top edge and Ballance just about judges a solid catch running from short fine leg. For a moment there may have been some confusion between the fielders 304/7. Till the end of yesterday’s play, England requires another 473 runs with 10 wickets remaining.
AN Cook, KK Jennings, GS Ballance, JE Root*, JM Bairstow†, BA Stokes, MM Ali, LA Dawson, SCJ Broad, MA Wood, JM Anderson.
South Africa team
D Elgar, HG Kuhn, HM Amla, F du Plessis*, T Bavuma, Q de Kock†, CH Morris, VD Philander, KA Maharaj, D Olivier, M Morkel.
South Africa 335 & 343/9d
England 205 & 133 44.2 overs
South Africa won by 340 runs
Match Timings: 11:00 local time (10:00 GMT)
South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
South Africa tour of England, 2nd Test Highlights
Test no. 2264 | 2017 season
Played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham
14,15,16,17,18 July 2017 (5-day match)
Umpires – SD Fry and PR Reiffel
TV umpire – S Ravi
Match referee – JJ Crowe
Reserve umpire – AG Wharf