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England leads South Africa by 232 runs in 2nd test

England leads South Africa by 232 runs in 2nd test

England declared their first innings with a lead of 232 runs over South Africa on the fourth day of the second test at the Kingsmead Stadium on Tuesday.
England went on the attack after lunch and hit 62 runs in nine overs to reach 575 for nine wickets before captain Andrew Strauss declared.
Three England wickets were lost in the space of 4.4 overs, including that of top-scorer Ian Bell for 141. Bell was the ninth man out, caught behind off a bottom edge trying to cut a wide delivery from fast bowler Dale Steyn.
Bell hit 10 fours and a six in his 313-minute innings.
The other men out in the late-innings charge were Stuart Broad for 20 and Graeme Swann for 22. Broad batted for 65 minutes and hit a four and a six, while Swann


Updated : 2021-03-06 20:07 GMT+08:00