England vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3 Highlights: South Africa Hand England An Innings Defeat To Take Series Lead

ENG vs SA, 1st Test, Day 3: Anrich Nortje was in fine form for South Africa.© AFP

England vs South Africa 1st Test, Day 3 Highlights:South Africa bowled England out for 149 in their second essay to seal a win by an innings and 12 runs in the first Test at Lord’s. Anrich Nortje picked three wickets while Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj and Marco Jansen claimed two apiece. Lungi Ngidi also claimed a wicket as England batters could not go past South Africa’s first innings total. It was Jansen who wrapped things up by castling James Anderson. Earlier, Anrich Nortje had dismissed Jonny Bairstow, Alex Lees and Ben Foakes in quick succession to effectively take the game away from England. South Africa’s Keshav Maharaj had dismissed Zak Crawley and Ollie Pope to put England in trouble. Later, Lungi Ngidi dismissed Joe Root cheaply and Nortje made things tougher for the hosts. England had earlier bundled out South Africa for 326 runs but not before the latter could take a 161-run first-innings lead. Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes claimed three wickets apiece, while Matty Potts took two. James Anderson and Jack Leach shared a wicket apiece. Overnight battter Marco Jansen was dismissed by Stuart Broad on 48 runs, while Kagiso Rabada had departed only on the third ball of the day on 3 runs. South Africa had resumed their innings on Friday at the score of 289 for 7, with a 124-run lead over England. The guests had bundled out the hosts for 165 runs in the first innings, thanks to Rabada’s five-wicket haul (5 for 52). Meanwhile, Anrich Nortje (3 for 63) and Marco Jansen (2 for 30) claimed the rest five wickets for South Africa. (SCORECARD)

England Playing XI: Alex Lees, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (c), Ben Foakes (wk), Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Matty Potts, James Anderson

South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar (c), Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi

Here are the LIVE Score Updates from Day 3 of the 1st Test between England and South Africa, straight from Lord’s in London

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