South Africa’s first innings in Manchester Test was reduced to 151 runs
Experienced fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad took 3 wickets each
England scored 111 runs in 28 overs on the first day for the loss of 3 wickets.
New Delhi. Amazing agility even at the age of 40, great bowling and that too with precise line and length. It is being mentioned that England’s experienced pacer James Anderson. Anderson, along with Stuart Broad, bundled out South Africa’s first innings for 151 runs in the second Test of the series in Manchester on Thursday. Anderson and Broad took 3 wickets each. South Africa’s batsmen could not do much and their wickets kept falling at frequent intervals.
Playing 174th test match of his career James Anderson He gave only 32 runs in 15 overs and took 3 wickets in his name. With this, his national record has become 661 wickets. At the same time, Stuart Broad took 3 wickets for 37 runs. Apart from them, captain Ben Stokes took 2 wickets while Ollie Robinson and Jack Leach got 1-1 wickets.
By the end of the day’s play, England scored 111 runs in 28 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. At the time of stumps, Jack Crowley was playing 17 and Jonny Bairstow 38 runs. Alex Lees 4, Ollie Pope 23 and Joe Root returned to the pavilion after scoring 9 runs. Rabada, Lungi Ngidi and Enrique Norkhia got 1-1 wickets. Right now the hosts are 40 runs behind South Africa
Earlier, South Africa lost all their wickets till the T-break on the opening day of the match. Captain Dean Elgar won the toss and decided to bat first, but 7 batsmen of the visiting team had returned to the pavilion till 92 runs. If Kagiso Rabada If it did not settle for a while, the South African could have been all out on a lower score than this.
Kagiso Rabada scored 36 runs. He faced 72 balls and hit 2 fours. He was the highest run scorer for his team. Rabada was the last player to be dismissed, as the team was reduced to 53.2 overs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 26, 2022, 05:00 IST