In the innings, SA created a unique record. Proteas became the first side in which all the 11 batsmen reached to the double figures without anyone scoring a half century. On batting, Eng started poorly and lose both their openers very cheaply and were 2 down with 22 on the board. N Compton and J Taylor also fell before they could build their innings. It was Root and Stokes partnership which brought England back into the game.
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England ended day 2 with a score of 23-5 in 53rd over and their star batsman J Root with an unbeaten 106* at one end. Ben Stokes, who was the hero of 2nd match continued his merry form in this match as well and scored more than run a ball half century. He scored 58 before dismissed by Morkel.
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SA Vs Eng 3rd Test Day 2 Scorecard
B Stokes – 3-53
Eng – 238-5 (52.4 overs)
J Root – 106*B Stokes – 58
B Stokes – 58
K Rabada – 2-44
England will look to dominate the 3rd day of the third test and build a strong lead so that they get an easy target in the 4th innings. On the other hand, SA will look to dismiss the remaining English wickets at the earliest so that the deficit remains in their control. Weather will play a crucial role throughout the course of the match.