England vs South Africa, 2nd Test : Proteas outplay England by 340 runs, level series

AFP
Published Jul 17, 2017, 8:55 pm IST
Updated Jul 17, 2017, 8:55 pm IST
No England batsman made a fifty in an innings where former captain Alastair Cook's 42 was the top score.
South Africa won the match by 340 runs. (Photo: AP)
 South Africa won the match by 340 runs. (Photo: AP)

Nottingham: South Africa hammered England by 340 runs to win the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday and level the four-match series at 1-1.

England, set a mammoth 474 runs for victory, collapsed to 133 all out in their second innings 40 minutes before tea on the fourth day.

No England batsman made a fifty in an innings where former captain Alastair Cook's 42 was the top score.

England, who resumed on one without loss, lost four wickets before lunch and a further six before tea.

Vernon Philander led South Africa's attack on Monday with three wickets for 24 runs in 10 overs, while left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took three for 42 in 12.

Duanne Olivier ended the match by taking two wickets in two balls to dismiss tailenders Mark Wood and James Anderson.





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