ENG vs SA: Proteas took its toll on the English team at Lord’s, taking a 124-run lead on day two

In the test match between England and South Africa (ENG vs SA) at Lord’s, the Proteas dominate the English team. After a strong bowling on day one, South Africa also did well in batting on day two. At the end of the second day’s game, the African team took a 124-run lead based on first innings. Now he has 3 more wickets left.

The first day of the match was largely washed away by rain. However, in the 32-overs game on the first day, the South African bowlers had lost 6 wickets for 116 runs for England. As the second day began, the aggressive attitude of the African bowlers continued and the English team made 165 runs. Only Olly Pop (73) competed on the England side. Rabada took 5, Norkia took 3 and Yansin took 2 wickets.

After this, the South African batsmen showed their strength. Captain Dean Elgar (47) and Sarel Arvi (73) got the Proteas team off to a good start. The first wicket of the African team fell by 85 runs. After this, the wickets continued to fall in short intervals. Keegan Pietersen (24), Aidan Markram (16), Rassie von der Dussen (19) were unable to play big innings. By the time 210 runs came, the African team had lost 6 wickets. From here Keshav Maharaj (41) and Marco Yansin (41 not out) shared a 72-run partnership to push the team lead past 100. Captain Ben Stokes took 3 wickets for the English team. All other bowlers got 1-1 wickets.

Alex Lees, Jack Crowley, Olly Pop, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Bane Fox (week), Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Matthew Potts, James Anderson.

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Dean Elgar (Captain), Sarel Arvi, Keegan Pietersen, Aidan Markram, Rasi van der Dussen, Kyle Warren, Marco Yancin, Keshav Maharaj, Enrique Norcia, Lungi Ngidi.

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