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Swann and Broad shine after Bell tolls

Swann and Broad shine after Bell tolls

Rob Barnett

Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad demolished South Africa’s top order to leave England strong favourites to wrap up victory in the second Test. Ian Bell earlier hit 140 to allow the tourists to declare 231 in front. The Proteas were 76 for six at stumps.

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Collingwood finger not fractured

Collingwood finger not fractured

England are optimistic Paul Collingwood may be able to take part in the remainder of the second Test after x-rays showed no break in his left index finger. The batsman suffered the injury during fielding practice before day four at Durban.

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Swann and Broad shine after Bell tolls

Swann and Broad shine after Bell tolls

Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad demolished South Africa’s top order to leave England strong favourites to wrap up victory tomorrow in the second Test.

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Cook delighted to weigh in

Cook delighted to weigh in

Alastair Cook marked his 50th Test with his 10th century but admitted to relief more than any other emotion at contributing a major score for England.

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Cook hundred puts England in control

Cook hundred puts England in control

Rob Barnett

Alastair Cook worked his way back into form and England into a promising position with a century as the tourists dominated the third day at Durban. Cook made 118, Paul Collingwood 91 and Ian Bell 55 not out as the tourists led by 43 at stumps.

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Cook hundred puts England in control

Cook hundred puts England in control

Rob Barnett

Alastair Cook worked his way back into form and England into a promising position with a century as the tourists dominated the third day at Durban.

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Swann senses momentum shift

Swann senses momentum shift

Graeme Swann believes England captain Andrew Strauss has helped regain the mid-match momentum from South Africa after he struck a rapid half-century on day two of the second Test.

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Strauss leads by example

Strauss leads by example

Rob Barnett

England consolidated a blistering start in reply to South Africa’s first-innings 343, reaching 103 for one when the Durban light deteriorated sufficiently for the umpires to halt proceedings at Kingsmead.

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Strauss leads by example

Strauss leads by example

Rob Barnett

England consolidated a blistering start in reply to South Africa’s first-innings 343, reaching 103 for one when the Durban light deteriorated sufficiently for the umpires to halt proceedings at Kingsmead...

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Late rally gives Onions heart

Late rally gives Onions heart

Graham Onions believes England got their just reward with a rush of three late wickets after much hard work on the opening day of the second Test.

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