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South Africa v England 2nd Test 2020

South Africa v England 2nd Test 2019

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Newlands, Cape Town, Friday 3rd – Tuesday 7th January 2020.

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

South Africa v England 2nd Test, Cape Town

Friday 3rd – Tuesday 7th January 2020

England won the toss and elected to bat

Cape Town Scorecard


England won by 189 runs

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  1. Zak Crawley
  2. Dominic Sibley
  3. Joe Denly
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Ben Stokes
  6. Ollie Pope
  7. Jos Buttler (Wkt)
  8. Sam Curran
  9. Dominic Bess
  10. James Anderson
  11. Stuart Broad


  1. Dean Elgar
  2. Pieter Malan
  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
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** 2nd Test Cape Town Reports **

Rory Burns ruled out of series by warm-up football injury

Vernon Philander set for Newlands farewell, as Faf du Plessis ponders future


Friday 3rd January 2020

England squander advantage despite Ollie Pope efforts

Nortje claims the big wickets to put Proteas on top


Saturday 4th January 2020

England hit back after Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen fifties

The old firm bowls England back into series


Sunday 5th January 2020

Dom Sibley’s maiden Test fifty lays platform for England

Sibley leads way as England consolidate their lead


Monday 6th January 2020

Malan digs in to give South Africa a fighting chance in 438-run chase

‘Even better than I dreamed’ – Dom Sibley savours maiden Test ton

Stokes onslaught takes Test away from Proteas


Tuesday 7th January 2020

Stokes seals dramatic victory as South Africa falter in brave rearguard

‘This is why five-day Test cricket should always be around’

Stokes sets up, then rounds off comprehensive England win