South Africa beats England by 340 runs in 2nd Test

Monday 17 July 2017 2 months ago 58   London    Print

South African player enjoying after getting wicket.

Report  Web Desk : NOTTINGHAM: South Africa has beaten 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 42 was the top score. England, who resumed on one without loss, lost four wickets before lunch and a further six before tea. Man-of-the-match 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. The series continues at The Oval on July 27. (01)