ENGvsSA: Ben stokes heroics propelled England to series-levelling win against SA

January 8, 2020

CricketWorld Test Championship Series

  • Ben Stokes produced an explosive spell of bowling as England beat South Africa by 189 runs inside the last hour of the fifth day of the second Test at Newlands on Tuesday. The win levelled the four-match World Test championship series.
  • South Africa were bowled out for 248, with the last wicket falling when only 8.2 overs were left in the match. Stokes took the last three wickets in the space of 14 balls to clinch the victory. He finished with 3/35.
  • South Africa defied the England bowlers for most of the day. Only three wickets fell before tea as South Africa defended grimly after starting the day on 126/2 after being set an improbable 438 to win.

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