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England in South Africa: Faf du Plessis plays down Jos Buttler collision

Du Plessis (right) had a top score of 36 during the Test series with EnglandSouth Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said there was “nothing malicious” in his collision with England’s Jos Buttler in the fourth and final Test between the sides in Johannesburg.Du Plessis was hit on the pads by a throw from Sam Curran…

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England in South Africa: Joe Root’s side win series 3-1

Mark Wood took four wickets in the second innings for a total of nine in the matchFourth Test, Johannesburg, (day four of five):England 400 (Crawley 66; Nortje 5-110) & 248 (Root 58, Hendricks 5-64)South Africa 183 (De Kock 76, Wood 5-46) & 274 (Van der Dussen 98, Wood 4-54)England won by 191 runsScorecardEngland surged to…

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South Africa chasing Test record 466 to beat England

24 Jan 2020International Test Match Series – Day 4 of 5South AfricaSouth AfricaFirst innings 183 all outSecond innings 22 – for 0 wickets (8.5 overs)LIVEEnglandEnglandFirst innings 400 all outSecond innings 248 all outSouth Africa need 444 runs to winLiveLiveThe Cricket Social: South Africa v England – fourth Test, day fourBBC SportScorecardGot a TV Licence?You need…

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England in South Africa: Joe Root moves tourists closer to series win

Joe Root hit five fours and a six in his 58Fourth Test, Johannesburg, (day three of five):England 400 (Crawley 66; Nortje 5-110) & 248 (Root 58, Hendricks 5-64)South Africa 183 (De Kock 76, Wood 5-46)South Africa require 466 to winScorecardEngland are closing in on a series victory after setting South Africa an unlikely 466 to…

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England in South Africa: Mark Wood shines in Johannesburg

Mark Wood hit 35 not out and took two wicketsFourth Test, Johannesburg, (day two of five):England 400: Crawley 66, Root 59; Nortje 5-110South Africa 88-6: De Kock 32*; Wood 3-21South Africa trail by 312 runsScorecardMark Wood starred with bat and ball to give England complete control of the fourth Test against South Africa on a…

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South Africa v England: Home side fightback in Johannesburg

Zak Crawley made 66 before being dismissed by Vernon PhilanderFourth Test, New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (day one of five):England 192-4: Crawley 66, Sibley 44South Africa: Yet to batScorecardEngland posted their first century opening stand in more than three years only to lose four wickets for 50 runs on a fluctuating first day of the fourth…

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England face South Africa in final Test

24 Jan 2020International Test Match Series – Day 1 of 5South AfricaSouth AfricavEnglandEnglandMatch delayed – Start delayed due to rainLiveLiveThe Cricket Social: South Africa v England – fourth Test, day oneBBC SportScorecardGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out…

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South Africa v England: Jofra Archer ‘big part’ of dressing room – Joe Root

Archer (right) could return to the England line-up for the fourth Test against South AfricaSouth Africa v England – fourth TestVenue: Wanderers, Johannesburg Dates: 24-28 January Time: 08:00 GMTCoverage: Live text on the BBC Sport website and app.England captain Joe Root says Jofra Archer “is a big part of our dressing room” after Kevin Pietersen…

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South Africa v England: Tourists have turned things around and should win series – Agnew

Dom Bess took his first Test five-wicket haul in England’s win in Port ElizabethIt has been a long wait for England to register an away win as big as the triumph over South Africa in the third Test in Port Elizabeth.Not since that famous Ashes triumph in 2010-11 have England won an overseas Test by…

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South Africa v England: Tourists win by an innings in Port Elizabeth

Dom Bess (far left) took his maiden five-wicket haul and Ollie Pope hit a first century in Port ElizabethThird Test, Port Elizabeth, (day five of five):England 499-9 dec (Pope 135*, Stokes 120; Maharaj 5-180)South Africa 209 (Bess 5-51) & 237 (Maharaj 71, Root 4-87)England won by innings and 53 runs; lead 2-1 in seriesScorecardEngland sealed…