England VS South Africa Live score
Test series between England And South Africa has begun on Thursday. England clinched the T20 series against Proteas which was held before the test series, a week back. England now has new skipper in the form of Joe root. Joe root had a great first day as captain. He scored a ton on his first test as captain. He is unbeaten on 184 on stumps of Day one. He is batting along with Moen Ali, who is batting on 60, unbeaten. England posted a high score of 354 on Day 1.Quinton De kock, Who hasn’t played t20 series, is back in the test squad,
Not a great start by Englishmen
England had not had a great a start. They are struggling at 17 for the loss of two wickets before Joe Root arrived at crease. Joe Root also witnessed another couple of wickets at the crease when England are 74/4. Veron Philander picked three of first four wickets. Gary Ballance, who came in at no .3, used a review which was unsuccessful. Bairstow along with the openers failed in the first innings.
After Joe came to the party
Joe Root completely changed the complexion of the game. Ben stokes joined him and put on a century partnership. Ben stokes had his share of luck. Ben stokes was clean bowled of Morne Morkel delivery, which eventually was no ball. Stokes took England to 190 before he got 190He was dismissed by kagiso Rabada after scoring 56. Joe R0ot also had his share of Luck, He was stumped of a no ball. Moen Ali joined his new skipper and aided him to keep England in strong position at the stumps of day 1. Both players at the crease scored the runs t brisk pace. Root scored 87 in just 77 balls post century. Joe Root said that it was a very special debut as captain.
England to win the game.
Quinton De kock to top score in Africas innings