England great James Anderson marked becoming the first player to appear in the 100 home Tests on the first day of his second Test at Old Trafford, with South Africa on the 1st of Thursday’s second Test. With 151 dismissals in one day, he led the attack by three wickets. Kagiso Rabada featured the bat and the ball as the Proteas fought back and the fast bowler topped the table with a 36, before beating star batsman Joe Root by nine for England to make it 1-1. The three-game series tied, but fell to 43-3. But on the stumps, England have recovered to 111-3, 40 points behind, with struggling opener Zach Crawley surviving 77 balls to clinch a 17-year-old win.
By contrast, Jonny Bairstow had 38 on 45 balls in a 68-point streak with Crawley, including six usually well-hitting fours. Score the ball.
South Africa’s innings ended in the sun, but improved batting conditions initially did little for England, with Alex Lees trailing at Lungi Ngidi and Ollie Pope scoring a promising 23, batted at 90mph by fast Anrich Nortje The ball is clean.
Rabada then fired Root for his third low score of the series, though first slip Sarel Erwee needed four attempts to keep the outside rim.
Anderson, who has now played 97 games in England and three in Wales, made an early breakthrough when he bowled his name at home in Lancashire, where he slipped at the Proteas. Removed Erwee lunchtime to 77-5 in morning meeting.
The 40-year-old England star then struck twice in two to cut South Africa’s 92-7 deficit to 3-32 in 15 games.
But Rabada and Norge (10) checked England’s progress with a ninth wicket of 35.
That stand ended with the first ball after tea, when recalled that seafarer Ollie Robinson had Nortje lbw before Labada became last man after left-arm spinner Jack Leach slipped to Root.
South Africa captain Dean Elgar is top of the World Test Championship table despite cloudy conditions favouring fast bowling, after winning the pitch he took a calculated risk of batting first ball.
His thinking was influenced by the recall of deputy Simon Hammer in place of left-arm quick Marko Jensen, who was unfortunately eliminated in the only change to a team that overwhelmed England by one innings and 12 points in the first game. Week.
Expect the pitch to offer more turns later in the game.
Anderson scored in just the fifth inning when Erwee had a good 73 from Lord’s and was well caught by 3-pointer Ben Foakes.
Fellow opener Elgar had several reprieves before falling to 12, with Robinson coming off the bench for Matthew Potts, England’s only substitution at Rhodes, and his The wicket was denied by the edge without the ball.
Stuart Broad as a first substitution, beat Elgar twice before dismissing him, Bairstow kept a good low catch on the third slip ball.
Broad then beat Keegan Peterson (21) 3-37 in the round of 11 and caught the ball again on the pick.
Stokes (2-17) came on with just his third ball when Aiden Markram (14) roared at the all-rounder by Rassie van der Dussen (16) After the appeal was confirmed, it was pulled to Fox ahead of Rassie van der Dussen (16). batter’s comments.
Anderson, who has yet to score a hat-trick in his illustrious career as the most successful fast bowler in Test history, ended Thursday.
He had Harmer and Keshav Maharaj hitting the lbw with consecutive pitches, only to stab the hat-trick ball into Labada well below the leg side.
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