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  • 6:19 PM IST

    92.6 Kagiso Rabada to Stuart Broad, out, OUT b Kagiso Rabada. England have been bowled out.

  • 6:19 PM IST

    92.5 Kagiso Rabada to Stuart Broad, 2 runs, 2 runs.

  • 6:17 PM IST

    92.4 Kagiso Rabada to Stuart Broad, 2 runs, EDGY! Good length ball, Broad makes room but Rabada follows him. Broad looks to cut it but gets an inside edge which goes past the keeper to fine leg. Nortje comes across and cleans it up. Two Taken.

  • 6:16 PM IST

    92.3 Kagiso Rabada to Stuart Broad, 2 runs, Short ball on middle, Broad stands tall and pulls it through mid-wicket for a couple. Maharaj chases after it and cleans it up.

  • 6:15 PM IST

    James Anderson is the last man in.

  • 6:14 PM IST

    92.2 Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, out, OUT! Buttler holes out! His counter attacking approach does not last long and it has to be game, set and match here. South Africa have held their neerves and delivered here. All the main batters are out of here and England are just a wicket away from sealing this game. Back of a length ball on off, Buttler looks to pull but he does not get it off the middle. It hits the upper half of his bat and goes high up in the air. It does not travel the distance and goes towards long on. Dwaine Pretorious there comes in and keeps his eyes on the ball and takes the skier with ease.

  • 6:13 PM IST

    92.1 Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, SIX, SIX! That is a terrific shot from Jos Buttler. Full delivery on off, Buttler clears his one leg and hammers it over long on for a maximum. The umpires checks whether it is a six or a boundary. The replays show that it has landed way over the ropes.

  • 6:12 PM IST

    South Africa are just 2 wickets away from sealing this game so the umpires have decided to extend this session.

  • 6:10 PM IST

    91.6 Anrich Nortje to Stuart Broad, no run, Good follow-up delivery from Nortje. After dishing out a short delivery, Nortje goes for a full delivery on middle, Broad plays it back to the bowler.

  • 6:10 PM IST

    91.5 Anrich Nortje to Stuart Broad, no run, Nasty delivery! Short of a length delivery on middle and off, Broad hops and looks to defend it. It hits the grille of the helmet. Luckily for him, no damage done. That could have really hurt.

  • 6:08 PM IST

    Stuart Broad walks out at number 10.

  • 6:07 PM IST

    91.4 Anrich Nortje to Jofra Archer, out, OUT! CAUGHT! Nortje has picked up his third wicket. Brilliant stuff from Anrich and the hosts are just two wickets away from a terrific victory. Back of a length ball from Nortje, Archer looks to push it to the off side but gets a thick outside edge towards first slip. Rassie van der Dussen who is standing there takes a simple catch. Look at the celebrations. They are ecstatic. Once again England have collapsed after giving a tough fight.

  • 6:06 PM IST

    91.3 Anrich Nortje to Jofra Archer, no run, BOUNCER! It is bowled around middle. Archer ducks under it.

  • 6:05 PM IST

    91.2 Anrich Nortje to Jofra Archer, no run, Back of a length ball on off, Archer pushes it to point.

  • 6:04 PM IST

    91.1 Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, 1 run, Good length delivery on middle, Buttler looks to flick but gets a leading edge towards cover. A single taken.

  • 6:03 PM IST

    90.6 Kagiso Rabada to Jofra Archer, no run, BEATEN! Excellent delivery! Good length ball outside off, Archer looks to defend it but fails to get any bat on it.

  • 6:03 PM IST

    90.5 Kagiso Rabada to Jofra Archer, FOUR, FOUR! Off the mark straightaway is Archer! Good length ball outside off, Archer punches it off the back foot to the deep point region. Zubayr Hamza puts in a terrific run from deep point and slides but can only parry it into the fence.

  • 6:01 PM IST

    Jofra Archer is the new man in. He needs to hang in there and let Buttler face as many deliveries as possible.

  • 6:00 PM IST

    90.4 Kagiso Rabada to Sam Curran, out, OUT! Caught! Rabada strikes yet another one. The dangerous Curran has also gone now. This is a brilliant ball from Kagiso. Its starts on off and it looks like it will go away with the angle but the ball straightens up after pitching. Curran looks to defend but gets a good outside edge which goes straight to Quinton de Kock behind the stumps. De Kock’s 8th catch of the game and he has had a very good Test. 125 more needed for England to win. South Africa just 3 wickets away from a win here.

  • 6:00 PM IST

    90.3 Kagiso Rabada to Sam Curran, FOUR, FOUR! Thrashed. England are looking to counter-attack here. Full delivery outside off, Curran hammers it through covers for a boundary. 250 up for South Africa.

  • 5:58 PM IST

    90.2 Kagiso Rabada to Sam Curran, no run, Bowls a bouncer, Sam does well to duck under it. Good take by Quinton de Kock behind the stumps.

  • 5:58 PM IST

    90.1 Kagiso Rabada to Sam Curran, no run, BEATEN! On a good length and outside off, Curran looks to defend but misses it.

  • 5:58 PM IST

    89.6 Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, no run, Played to the point region by the batsman.

  • 5:56 PM IST

    89.5 Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, SIX, SIX! Hammered! Short of a length ball on middle, Buttler rocks on his back foot and pulls it with absolute disdain over the deep square leg region for a biggie. There are two fielders stationed there but it has gone way over the fence.

  • 5:56 PM IST

    89.4 Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, no run, Good length delivery on middle, Buttler hops to flick it but it seems to have gone off the inside edge, onto the pads towards short leg. The replays show that it has indeed gone off the edge. Luckily for Buttler, it falls wide off the fielder.

  • 5:56 PM IST

    89.3 Anrich Nortje to Jos Buttler, FOUR, FOUR! Audacious! Buttler finally shows his class. Back of a length delivery outside off, Buttler pushes it off the back foot through the extra cover region for a boundary.

  • 5:55 PM IST

    89.2 Anrich Nortje to Sam Curran, 1 run, On a length on off, Curran defends it to cover and picks up a single.

  • 5:55 PM IST

    89.1 Anrich Nortje to Sam Curran, FOUR, EDGED AND FOUR! Luck favoring Sam Curran! Good length ball outside off, Curran looks to drive it but hits the outside edge which goes between the guly and the second slip fielder into the fence.

  • 5:53 PM IST

    88.6 Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, no run, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

  • 5:53 PM IST

    88.5 Kagiso Rabada to Jos Buttler, no run, Full delivery on middle, Jos looks to flick it but gets a leading edge which goes towards gully. No run.

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