03 Sep
England take lead on Day 2 after Pope 81

Buoyed by half-centuries from Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes, England took a 99-run first-innings lead on the second day of the fourth Test at the Oval. While the sun shined and the pitch flattened out, the hosts’ final five wickets brought an extraordinary 228 runs, with Pope top-scoring on his home ground with a well-made […]

Stuart Broad England Ashes 2019 04 Jan
South Africa vs England 2nd Test, Day 3 preview: England nose ahead but South Africa still in it

Stumps, Day 2: England 269 (Pope 61*; Rabada 3/68) lead South Africa 215/8 (Elgar 88, van der Dussen 68; Anderson 3/34) by 54 runs.