x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

South Africa defeat sorry England

South Africa eased to a comfortable victory in the second Test match against England at Headingley.

The England captain Michael Vaughan leads his dejected team off the field.
The England captain Michael Vaughan leads his dejected team off the field.

LEEDS // South Africa defeated England by 10 wickets on the fourth day of the second test at Headingley to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. England, resuming on 50 for two after trailing South Africa by 319 runs on the first innings, were dismissed for 327 shortly before the close. Opener Alastair Cook top-scored with 60 after batting for almost five hours and Stuart Broad stroked 67 not out at the end of the innings with 11 boundaries.

South Africa openers Graeme Smith and Neil McKenzie hit the winning runs from seven balls. *Reuters