IT HAS BEEN A BOWLER’S DAY ON DAY 2 AS 15 WICKETS FELL IN DAY’S PLAY – 1st Test day 2,SA vs Eng

December 28, 2019

by — Posted in England, Sa vs Eng, South Africa

Match Summary

England quickly wrapped the South Africa 1st innings on day 2 for 284, as Broad picked the final wicket as his fourth wicket. of the innings.

But South Africa strikes early in the innings both Philander and Rabada sent back the both England openers.

Then both Joe Root and Joe Denly tried to steady the innings after early wickets and England went for the lunch on 60/2. But after the break Joe Root edged to Philander, then Ben Stokes scored runs fluently, meanwhile Joe Denly reached his sixth fifty after a couple of fortunes but fell soon after his fifty.

Then Anrich Nortje came out of nowhere to remove Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes in his successive overs, then Rabada and Philander removed the tail, Philander who is going to retire after this series picked 4-16 from 14 overs to make sure South Africa still have healthy lead in the game.

England made similar to innings with the ball, as Anderson struck in his first over for second time in the match picking Aiden Markram. Then Zubayr Hamza was strangled down leg side as similar to Dean Elgar in his first innings.

Then Jofra Archer made England back to game picking both Dean Elgar and Du Plessis in quick time, Then Anrich Nortje was sent as a night watchman, But still South Africa has a healthy lead of 175 on entering day 3.

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