England 362 (Bairstow 99, Stokes 58, Root 52, Rabada 4-91) and 243 (Moeen 75 *, Morkel 4-41, Olivier 3-38) bits South Africa 226 times 226 (Anderson 4-38) and 202 (Amla 83, du Plessis 61, Moeen 5-69)
Scorecards and Partial Commentary
Moeen Ali is used to dealing with some confusion about his role in the England team. He started this series as the British "second spinner", written by Liam Dawson (Do you remember him?) To come up with options for Lord & # 39; s and Trent Bridge. And Moin rose to 9th place after Toby Roland Jones was specially promoted to a batterless nightwatchman in England's first innings.
But the last day of the Investec Test series chaos was with South Africa's intermediate and lower levels in mind. Kock and Theunis de Bruyn in a rambling delivery space of 10 innings. He won 177 at 5:35 pm, a golden duck slipped with Morne Morkel and Duanne Olivier's continuous scalp, completing 69 innings in the morning's innings. And a phenomenal carrier of 25 turnstiles from 15.64, occupied most by British spinners since 1961.
Add an impressive impression of his 252 match, including an onslaught on the third evening of this match (he eventually failed to finish 75 as England bowled for 243 in the space of 17 more deliveries this morning)-and the second Spinner Moeen Whether it was or not, it clearly marched to the most talked-in all-time chronicle in the game.
Given that South Africa's goal, the 380, is going through horrible things, the British victory was undoubtedly. But Amla and South African captain Faf du Plessis added fourth place to 123 in a proficient and decisive position, but the chances of pouring on the fifth day are growing. If there is a long delay until it rains, you can draw one or two uneasy eyes through the curtains.
But in the end, England was all academic, with his first comprehensive 3-1 series victory in South Africa since 1998. Surprisingly, Moeen was named Man of the Match and Series. In the opening test of the Lord, the dog route did all the work with ten turnstiles, and Joe Root wrote Basil D & # 39; You have been honored by lifting Oliviera Trophy. Or rather, his deputy, Ben Stokes-Roots' hands were already held by the official Investec trophy when the champagne began to flow.
It was comfortable after all, but it wasn't greedy to expect a more comprehensive victory when the British senior sailors James Anderson and Stuart Broad began their chase in South Africa. Before Toby Roland-Jones, who exploited all the villains on the pitch for an hour of rain, appeared in a stroke, the player showed a new ball invasion against the opening, Dean Elgar and Heino Kuhn. The edges were so thin that I had lunch to extract Temba Bavuma.
So Amra and Du Plessis came together right after lunch and found the hope of survival at 3 to 40 lies realistically on their shoulders. Both received record evidence when they had long been hit and dug deep. Amla, with no record of the last time the country's record 311 visited the UK in 2012, was an obvious focus on South African resistance, and D Plessis was named a test batman in his first innings against Australia in Adelaide. In November 212, the strike continued with 376 deliveries.
But both of them were far from starting blocking, but they showed a fluency that was not fluent in what was expected of a violent and intense session. Amla did not stop survival at the beginning of his innings, but had to make 18 votes, but as longitude came out of the new ball and the wicket's saliva was tamed, he began to shackle.
Roland-Jones lost his memory in the previous three innings. Running more than 8000 at the age of 34 and 107 trials, it turns out that old dogs still have a lot of life.
Faced with Moeen returning back with his right hand, Amla almost certainly headed for the middle stump, but Referee Aleem Dar admitted that he had it and hit the pad with a bat when he delivered. I was doing a stroke. Replay might have argued otherwise, and then 12-year-old Amla realized that repeating the strategy would provoke punishment. So he decided to solve the reverse sweep instead. In his test career he shot by just a few estimates from three previous cases.
It was a powerful and effective means to combat Moeen & # 39; s wile. And as Du Plessis offered a sturdy foil on the other end, England had to tinker their field and tactics, and Joe Root took only the third and fourth overball of his series to the bowl.
The pair extends their stand across 31 over, usually allowing them to bat cleanly over the session. But if it rained late in the morning, I had to spend another 30 minutes before drinking tea, and that window was decisive after all.
After Moeen was denied by Amla's reverse tactics, a decisive breakthrough came when he switched to James Anderson End and coordinated a sharp spread with Amla's pad. Referee Kumar Dharmasena declined the initial appeal, but TV referee Joel Wilson confirmed that despite the clear spikes in the snickometer that were not caused by the inside, the ball would have hit the stump.
And Moeen came back to his next moment when Alastair Cook was low on his second slip with a ball beat when left-handed De Cock drove loose in a rough car. De Bruyn was next to Moeen, wasn't there for a long time, was sucked into a man who slipped right away, and this time Stokes had a lethal effect.
South Africa rode 6 to 182, their hopes were tattered, and the finale was formal. Anderson came back after a break to explain the old du Plessis, stepped on the loose drive of 61 and checked the new record for the completed test series. We talked about the ball's superiority and lack of general application with bats.
Anderson stabbed the moment when Kagisora Sea was stuck, added a third of his innings, seventh of the match and found a moment when he was ready to fill five difficult holes in that difficult house. However, Moeen got another idea to announce Morkel's celebration of the day by hitting the ball with Midkel Off and Olivier.
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