By CricketCountry Staff
London: Jul 20, 2012
South Africa reached 25 for one at tea in reply to England’s 385 on the second day of the first Test at Kennington Oval on Friday.
South Africa trail by a further 360 in the first innings with Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla batting on 14 and 10 respectively.
The tourists suffered an early blow in the form of Alviro Petersen, who fell to James Anderson for a duck.
Earlier in the day, bowlers led South Africa's fightback as they skittle out England to 385 soon after lunch
Resuming at 267 for three, England batsmen stuttered against a disciplined attack led by Dale Steyn, who bagged two key wickets of Alastair Cook and Ravi Bopara in quick succession.
Brief Scores: England 385 (Alastair Cook 115, Jonathan Trott 71; Morne Morkel 4 for 72, Jacques Kallis 2 for 38) lead South Africa 25 for 1 (Graeme Smith 14*, Hashim Amla 10*; James Anderson 1 for 15) by 360 runs