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Cook happy to bide his time

Cook happy to bide his time

Alastair Cook made a virtue of patience and plans to continue doing so after returning to form at the top of England's order. The opener made 65 out of their 241 for seven on day two of the third Test.

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Skittish Prior edges England closer

Skittish Prior edges England closer

James Coyne

After a dizzying morning session left the third Test in a state of flux, Matt Prior and the lower-order gradually worked England towards parity at Newlands. The tourists closed on 241 for seven, 50 runs adrift of South Africa's first-innings score.

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Skittish Prior edges England closer

Skittish Prior edges England closer

James Coyne

After a dizzying morning session left the third Test in a state of flux, Matt Prior and the lower-order gradually worked England towards parity at Newlands. The tourists closed on 241 for seven, 50...

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Anderson split over Kallis masterclass

Anderson split over Kallis masterclass

James Anderson revealed England’s frustration and admiration after they were reminded again Jacques Kallis is one of Test cricket’s most immovable batsmen. Kallis compiled 108 not out as South Africa ended day one at Newlands on 279 for six.

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Familiar foe Kallis tilts the balance

Familiar foe Kallis tilts the balance

James Coyne

Aided by ideal bowling conditions, England exposed more flaws in South Africa’s batting before running headlong into the redoubtable figure of Jacques Kallis at Newlands. Kallis was 108 and his team 279 for six when bad light ended play.

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Familiar foe Kallis tilts the balance

Familiar foe Kallis tilts the balance

James Coyne

Aided by ideal bowling conditions, England exposed more flaws in South Africa’s batting before running headlong into the redoubtable figure of Jacques Kallis at Newlands. Kallis was 108 and his team...

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Grandiose talk cast aside by Strauss

Grandiose talk cast aside by Strauss

England are under orders to deny South Africa a sniff of victory in the third Test, and avoid the mistakes made when England led Australia in the Ashes. “We should have been talking about just winning the first hour," recalls Andrew Strauss.

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Collingwood enjoys full net practice

Collingwood enjoys full net practice

Paul Collingwood is on track to be fit for the third Test against South Africa at Newlands after all. "He was batting without any real discomfort in the nets," reported England captain Andrew Strauss.

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Carberry makes instant impression

Carberry makes instant impression

England are formulating plans both with and without Paul Collingwood for the third Test in Cape Town - and coach Andy Flower is confident they have the personnel to carry them out successfully.

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Soul-searching Proteas mull changes

Soul-searching Proteas mull changes

South Africa have tough questions to answer ahead of the third Test, as they grapple with altering a losing side. "Whether we make one or two changes, I'm not sure," said coach Mickey Arthur.

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