Faf du Plessis sets sights on sorting South Africa’s mess before second Test

• Returning captain wants team to cut out errors at Trent Bridge
• Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo could come into side

Arriving at messy situations in bleary-eyed fashion is par for the course for any new parent and so when Faf du Plessis landed in England on Sunday morning after an overnight flight, travelled straight to Lord’s for a net session and then sat down to watch his South Africa team collapse in startling fashion, it was at least not something totally foreign to him.

With four days between the first two Test matches there is precious little time for the tourists to dust themselves down from the 211-run defeat and so Du Plessis’s return after the birth of his daughter is welcome news on what has thus far been a chastening trip.

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