Your essential guide to the second Test between England and South Africa, which starts at Trent Bridge on Friday.
Morne Morkel says the Proteas need to do the basics well and cut out the errors if they are to secure a series-leveling win at Trent Bridge.
Aiden Markram may yet make his Proteas debut during the England series, after it was decided that he’d remain with the squad.
Faf du Plessis has stressed that Kagiso Rabada should not allow the ban to affect his fierce nature.
Faf du Plessis said that JP Duminy will be the first to understand if he gets dropped for the second Test against England at Trent Bridge.
Dean Elgar said that poor fielding cost the Proteas dearly and ultimately contributed to their crushing 211-run defeat to England on Sunday.
England ripped through the Proteas batting order to win the first Test at Lord’s by 211 runs. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Proteas were 25-3 in pursuit of a winning score of 331 at tea on day four at Lord’s. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Proteas fired to claim seven wickets in the first session on day four and reduce England to 182-8. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Proteas’ chances of saving the Test at Lord’s may hinge on their performance in the first session of day four.
This is true Test cricket. After frenetic T20s and ODIs, this is a return to white clothing, and 119 runs scored in 51 overs for only one wicket, writes GARY LEMKE.
England are in control of the first Test against the Proteas, as Alastair Cook’s half-century gave them a 216-run lead going into day four at Lord’s.
England went into tea on day three against the Proteas at Lord’s on 48-0, as they built up a lead of 145 runs.
Quinton de Kock coasted to the second-fastest 50 at Lord’s as he helped the Proteas to 323-8 by lunch on day three at Lord’s.
If Temba Bavuma can push on and form some partnerships in the lower order, it will go a long way towards keeping his side in the match.