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South Africa v England 1st Test 2019

South Africa v England 1st Test 2019

South Africa v England, 1st Test, SuperSport Park, Centurion, Thursday 26th – Monday 30th December 2019.

Devildogs Archive: England Tour of South Africa 2019/20.

South Africa v England 1st Test, Centurion

Thursday 26th – Monday 30th December 2019

England won the toss and elected to field

Centurion Scorecard

SuperSport Park

South Africa won by 107 runs

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  1. Dean Elgar
  2. Aiden Markram
  3. Zubayr Hamza
  4. Faf du Plessis (Captain)
  5. Rassie van der Dussen
  6. Quinton de Kock (Wkt)
  7. Dwaine Pretorius
  8. Vernon Philander
  9. Keshav Maharaj
  10. Kagiso Rabada
  11. Anrich Nortje


  1. Rory Burns
  2. Dominic Sibley
  3. Joe Denly
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Ben Stokes
  6. Jonny Bairstow
  7. Jos Buttler (Wkt)
  8. Sam Curran
  9. Jofra Archer
  10. James Anderson
  11. Stuart Broad
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** 1st Test Centurion Reports **

Bruised England look to improve touring record against battered South Africa

If South Africa are wounded buffaloes, England are sickly lions


Thursday 26th December 2019

Curran bags four wickets to spur England on against South Africa

De Kock personifies Proteas fighting spirit


Friday 27th December 2019

Philander leads South Africa to commanding position against England

Philander sets up commanding lead for Proteas


Saturday 28th December 2019

Burns repels South Africa to give England hope in fourth innings

Burns leads spirited England bid for record runs chase


Sunday 29th December 2019

South Africa end Test drought as new ball shreds England’s bid for more miracles

Proteas make winning start to new era