England won the Johannesburg Test by 191 runs; Zimbabwe raced to 352/6 at Harare; the third T20I between Pakistan and Bangladesh was washed out; and the Playoffs for the 2019-20 BBL have been decided.
India took 2-0 lead in the ongoing T20I series against New Zealand. England continued to dominate at Wanderers. Vernon Philander was fined 15% of his match fees.
South Africa hope for emotional spark on Vernon Philander’s farewell Test.
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.
Stumps, Day 3: South Africa 284 (de Kock 95; Broad 4/58, Curran 4/58) and 181 (van der Dussen 51; Archer 5/102) lead England 181 (Denly 50; Philander 4/16) and 121/1 (Burns 77*; Maharaj 1/16) by 175 runs.
Vernon Philander confirmed reports of joining Somerset. Jofra Archer received a warning at Centurion. The BCB is waiting for government clearance to take a call on Pakistan tour.
South Africa will host England for 4 Tests. The first of these, a Boxing Day Test, will be played at Centurion.
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