England will look to pile on the runs on Day Two © Getty Images
England will look to pile on the runs on Day Two © Getty Images

Nick Compton was dismissed for 45 just at the stroke of tea, which handed the initiative to South Africa. Taylor was dismissed, first ball after tea, which gave Rabada an opportunity o pick up a hat-trick, but wasn’t to be. Joe Rot was the last wicket to fall for 50. Stokes and Bairstow have since ensured that they scored at a brisk pace, which has given them the initiative at the end of the first day’s play. South Africa will have to toil hard once again to pick up wickets in this match. READ: Ben Stokes fireworks propels England to 317 for 5 at stumps on Day 1 of 2nd Test

Nick Compton was dismissed for 45 just at the stroke of tea, which handed the initiative to South Africa. Taylor was dismissed, first ball after tea, which gave Rabada an opportunity o pick up a hat-trick, but wasn’t to be. Joe Rot was the last wicket to fall for 50. Stokes and Bairstow have since ensured that they scored at a brisk pace, which has given them the initiative at the end of the first day’s play. South Africa will have to toil hard once again to pick up wickets in this match. READ: Ben Stokes fireworks propels England to 317 for 5 at stumps on Day 1 of 2nd Test

Earlier, England had won the toss and elected to bat first. England have made just one change to their playing XI that beat South Africa in the first Test. They have brought in James Anderson in place of Chris Woakes. South Africa on the other hand have made three changes. JP Duminy, Kyle Abbott and Dale Styn sit out and have been replaced by Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada and Chris Morris, who makes his debut.