Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

FP Sports, Jul,28 2017
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    Rain cut short the Day 1 proceedings of the third Test between England and South Africa. AP

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    England's Alastair Cook was resolute as wickets tumbled at the other end and remained unbeaten on 82. AP

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    England opener Keaton Jennings' struggle continued as Vernon Philander dismissed him for 0. AP

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    South Africa's Vernon Philander had a stomach bug but was still the pick of the bowlers. His figures were: 12-5-17-2. AP

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    England's Joe Root leaves the pitch after being caught by South Africa's Quinton de Kock, who dived to his right and took a one-handed catch. AP

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    England's Dawid Malan debut Test innings wasn't ideal as he was undone by a searing Kagiso Rabada yorker. AP




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2513 126
3 India 3547 122
4 New Zealand 3013 116
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 England 2402 114