England will lock horns with South Africa in the second Test of the four-match series at Trent Bridge. Joe Root-led English side has already taken a 1-0 lead in the series after they thumped South Africa by 211 runs at Lord’s. Dean Elgar led South Africa in the absence of Faf du Plessis who missed out due to family commitments. On the other side, Root made a strong statement in his captaincy debut with a perfect start. Besides the win, he shone with the bat to score 190 runs in the first innings. Kagiso Rabada will be a major absentee for South Africa after being suspended for mouthing off to Ben Stokes. Catch live scores and updates from England vs South Africa in 2nd Test Day 1.
England vs South Africa, 2nd Test Day 1: After the departure of Hashim Amla and Faf Du Plessis , the duo of Vernon Philander and Chris Morris have steadied the ship. South Africa are 309/6 at stumps.
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, Qquinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Tenda Bavuma, Vernon Philander, Chris Morris, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Duanne Olivier