England vs South Africa, 1st Test: England beat South Africa by 211 runs

England wrapped up the first Test against South Africa inside four days after Moeen Ali produced a great display of spin bowling to take six wickets and bowl out South Africa for 119 in the second innings. England won by 211 runs.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 9, 2017 10:18 pm
England take 1-0 lead in four-match series. (Source: AP)

Moeen Ali and Liam Dawson produced one of the best spells of spin bowling as England humble South Africa by 211 runs in the first Test at Lord’s. With the win, England take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. Moeen finished with figures of 6 for 53 and Dawson picked up three wickets. South Africa did well to bowl out England for 233 in the second innings but that the only high point of the day for them. Their batsmen did not show any application and crumbled in the chase. Some bad shot selection from South Africa batsmen and good bowling from England spinners ended the game in four days.

England XI: Alastair Cook, Keyton Jennings, Gary Ballance, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Liam Dawson, Stuart Broad, Mark Wood, James Anderson

South Africa XI: HG Kuhn, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Temba Bavuma, TB de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel

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