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ENG v SA

1st Test | 6th July 2017 | South Africa tour of England Test series 2017
Lord's, London, England
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England won by 211 runs

Target: 331

England eat into South African top order
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  • Jul 9, 2017

After setting a target of 331, hosts make early inroads to leave Elgar’s men tottering at 25 for 3

Root, Stokes steady England
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  • Jul 6, 2017

New Test skipper and his deputy pull hosts out of trouble after Philander's damaging burst in opening session of first Test

England bank on Root to drive team forward
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  • Jul 5, 2017

Bolstered by availability of Anderson and Broad, hosts will fancy their chances against Elgar-led South Africa

Marvellous Root digs deep to lift England
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  • Jul 6, 2017

First-time skipper’s unbeaten 184 negates South Africa’s early dominance as hosts race to 357 for 5 on day one

Philander scythes through England top order
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  • Jul 6, 2017

Paceman takes 3 for 26 to leave hosts floundering on 82 for 4 at lunch on day one of first Test

All-round Moeen and Broad give England the edge
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  • Jul 7, 2017

South Africa end Day 2 of Lord’s Test at 214/5, still 244 behind home side’s first-innings total of 458

Elgar firm but South Africa lose Kuhn and Amla
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  • Jul 7, 2017

Visiting side reaches 96/2 by tea on Day 2 at Lord’s in response to England’s 458

Broad blitz helps England end on 458
  • AFP
  • Jul 7, 2017

Morne Morkel leads the South African attack on the second morning to end with 4 for 115

Openers firm, South Africa's worries multiply
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  • Jul 8, 2017

England reach 48 for no loss at tea on third day after grabbing 97-run lead; Philander injury leaves visitors a bowler short

England in front after de Kock wicket
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  • Jul 8, 2017

Wicketkeeper-batsman falls after fifty as South Africa reach 323 for 8, trailing by 135 at lunch on third day

Moeen hits South Africa for a six
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  • Jul 9, 2017

Offspinner’s career-best 6 for 53 bowls England to commanding 211-run triumph after action-packed fourth day at Lord’s

Morkel, Maharaj trigger England slide
  • AFP
  • Jul 9, 2017

Hosts lose 7 for 43 to facilitate South Africa fightback but still hold upper hand with overall lead of 279