Pacers dominate as South Africa take control of Lord's Test

England went into bat on the second day with 116 runs for 6 wickets in 32 overs. However, the hosts didn’t do much as the innings ended on 165 runs. Ollie Pope was the highest scorer for the team with 73 runs. South Africa’s pacers dominated the whole innings as they picked up all ten wickets.

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South Africa have taken control of the first Test on the second day at Lord's. England were all out for 165 runs in the first innings. In reply, South Africa scored 289 runs for 7 wickets at the end of the day.
England went into bat on the second day with 116 runs for 6 wickets in 32 overs. However, the hosts didn’t do much as the innings ended on 165 runs. Ollie Pope was the highest scorer for the team with 73 runs. South Africa’s pacers dominated the whole innings as they picked up all ten wickets. Rabada took five wickets while Marco Jansen got two wickets and Anrich Nortje grabbed three wickets.
In response, South Africa started off very well as they made 85 runs in the opening pair. Anderson broke the Proteas' opening partnership taking the wicket of captain Dean Elgar. Elgar departed after scoring 47 runs off 81 balls. Then, another opener Sarel Erwee made a partnership of 53 runs for the second wicket with Keegan Petersen. But Pietersen returned after scoring 24 runs.
Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen also departed quickly. Markram scored 16 and Dussen scored 19 runs. Then, Erwee was also dismissed but he played a good innings of 73 runs. English captain Ben Stokes took his wicket. Kyle Verreynne also returned with 11 runs off 21 balls and the Proteas lost six wickets for 210 runs.
Then, Keshav Maharaj and Marco Jansen made a good partnership of 72 runs for the seventh wicket. After playing an effective innings of 41 runs from 49 balls, Maharaj got out and South Africa ended the day with 289 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 77 overs. Jansen remained unbeaten on 41 runs and Rabada on3 runs. At the end of the day, South Africa took a lead of 124 runs. Stokes took three wickets for England.