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England v South Africa: second Test, day one – live!

7th over: South Africa 17-0 (Elgar 5, Kuhn 12). Fair play to Heino Kuhn. Debuting at age 33 at Lord’s he was out twice in single digits. He’d probably know another double-failure here and it’s two and out for him. Yet here he is, against some class fast bowling, persisting then prospering. It’s a lovely full-blooded clobber off the back foot that punctuates this Anderson over, racing out to the rope. Good cricket. Into double figures for the first time. Not for nothing.

6th over: South Africa 13-0 (Elgar 5, Kuhn 8). Nasty Stu. Second up here he’s smashing into Kuhn’s thigh with one that jags with venom. But the pattern continues, the opener retaining his cool then getting off strike with a clip. One ball to negotiate, Elgar is edging, but thickly. To the third man rope it goes. His first four.

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England v South Africa: second Test, day one – live!

7th over: South Africa 17-0 (Elgar 5, Kuhn 12). Fair play to Heino Kuhn. Debuting at age 33 at Lord’s he was out twice in single digits. He’d probably know another double-failure here and it’s two and out for him. Yet here he is, against some class fast bowling, persisting then prospering. It’s a lovely full-blooded clobber off the back foot that punctuates this Anderson over, racing out to the rope. Good cricket. Into double figures for the first time. Not for nothing.

6th over: South Africa 13-0 (Elgar 5, Kuhn 8). Nasty Stu. Second up here he’s smashing into Kuhn’s thigh with one that jags with venom. But the pattern continues, the opener retaining his cool then getting off strike with a clip. One ball to negotiate, Elgar is edging, but thickly. To the third man rope it goes. His first four.

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