South Africa beat England in 2nd Test by 340 runs: Day 4 highlights

Earlier, Joe Root's side was currently leading the four-match series 1-0 but now the series is square at 1-1. Deservedly, for his brilliant Performace in the Test, Vernon Philander was awarded the man of the match

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 17, 2017 8:26 pm
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Faf du Plessis-led South Africa registered an emphatic win over England in the second Test.  After declaring on 343/9 to leave England with a target of 474 on Day 3, South Africa bowled exceptionally well to bundle out England for a mere 133 and win by 340 runs.  Vernon Philander was the wrecker-in-chief with figures of 24/3 in just 10 overs. Earlier, Joe Root’s side was currently leading the four-match series 1-0 but now the series is square at 1-1. Deservedly, for his brilliant Performace in the Test, Vernon Philander was awarded the man of the match.

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 4, Highlights: That’s it! South Africa have won the second Test by 340 runs.

TEAMS:

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

South Africa XI: Heino Kuhn, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Tenda Bavuma, Vernon Philander, Chris Morris, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Duanne Olivier

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