England wins second test against South Africa to level series

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Radio Sport / AP,
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Wed, 8 Jan 2020, 11:17AM
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England wins second test against South Africa to level series

Author
Radio Sport / AP,
Publish Date
Wed, 8 Jan 2020, 11:17AM

England broke South Africa's resistance in the final session of the second test in Cape Town to win by 189 runs and level the series 1-1 with two matches to play.

England took the last five South African wickets in the last session having taken just two in the first session and one in the second.

Ben Stokes finished it with a burst of three wickets in 14 balls to give England its first test win at Newlands for 63 years.

South Africa opener Pieter Malan made 84 on his debut to lead the home team's resistance.

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