England vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2, Highlights: Marco Janssen, Keshav Maharaj Torment England

England vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2, Highlights: Marco Janssen, Keshav Maharaj Torment England


Marco Jensen in action on Day 2© AFP

England vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2 Highlights:Marco Janssen and Keshav Maharaj followed stellar half-centuries from Sarel Irvi to give South Africa a hundred-run first innings lead over England in the first Test at Lord’s on Thursday. England captain Ben Stokes had his side back in the game when he quickly removed well-established openers Irvi (73) and Rassie van der Dussen (19) to leave the Proteas 192-5. . But come stumps on the second day, South Africa were 289-7 – 124 runs ahead. Jansen scored an unbeaten 41 and added 72 runs with Maharaj (41) as the seventh-wicket pair capitalized on England’s failure to bowl in increasingly unconventional areas. (scoreboard).

England playing XI: Alex Lees, Jack Crowley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Fox (wk), Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Matty Potts, James Anderson

South Africa Playing XIDean Elgar (c), Sarel Irvi, Keegan Pietersen, Aiden Markram, Rasi van der Dussen, Kyle Verne (wk), Marco Janssen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Nortje, Lungi Ngidi

Here are the highlights of the second day of the first Test between England and South Africa, straight from Lord’s in London

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