Proteas in England

Proteas wrap up England tail

2012-07-20 15:48
Morne Morkel (Gallo Images)
London - South Africa roared back into the second test at the Oval on Friday morning, dismissing England for 385 on day two, after the hosts were 267-3 overnight.

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Matt Prior hit 60, from 90 balls with nine fours, but South Africa took England's last seven wickets for 134 runs.

Morne Morkel was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 4-74, while Dale Steyn (2-99), took two wickets in seven balls including that of Alastair Cook, who was bowled for 115 having added just a single to his overnight total.

Jacques Kallis claimed 2-38 and wicketkeeper AB de Villiers took five catches.

Scores: England: 385 (Alastair Cook 115, Jonathan Trott 71, Matt Prior 60; Morne Morkel 4-72, Jacques Kallis 2-38, Dale Steyn 2-99)



Andrew Strauss (captain), Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Matt Prior, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, James Anderson

South Africa:

Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Jacques Rudolph, JP Duminy, Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander, Morné Morkel, Imran Tahir

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