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England stuttered to 60-2 by lunch on day two of the primary Take a look at towards South Africa as they struggled to take care of the Proteas’ new-ball bowlers.
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Vernon Philander – the final man out as England dismissed the hosts for 284 early within the morning’s play – and Kagiso Rabada prised out openers Rory Burns (9) and Dom Sibley (4) earlier than Joe Root (23 off 40 balls) and Joe Denly (17 off 61) battled by to the break at SuperSport Park in Centurion, in a Take a look at you may watch reside on Sky Sports activities Cricket.
Burns was given out caught behind off Rabada from the primary ball of the innings however efficiently reviewed with UltraEdge displaying the noise was bat hitting pad.
The left-hander fell shortly after, although, as a peach of a supply from Philander brushed his thumb on the best way by to wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock, who had top-scored in South Africa’s innings with 95.
Sibley was then caught behind off Rabada – the Warwickshire man initially stood his floor after being given not out however then began to stroll earlier than the results of South Africa’s view was heard.
The batsman was referred to as again by companion Denly – just for umpire Paul Reiffel to ship Sibley on his method.
Denly would have fallen for nought had Rassie van der Dussen held on low at slip however the fielder was distracted by De Kock leaping throughout him after Rabada – who additionally smashed Root on the helmet – induced the sting.
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