Thursday, January 7, 2010

England save a thriller







England survived a final four overs, after losing broad at 139th over in their second innings. England play with South Africa in a third matches of the test series in which already England leads the series 1-0. South Africa was 291 in their first innings and 447/7 declared in their second innings, in which a great knock of 183 by smith was the highlight in that innings. England was 273 in their first innings. South Africa set 466 as the target to win, England started really well with good knocks from strauss and cook, their batting showed no intention of winning the match but to draw safely. With 4 overs left in the final day, England lost their 9th wicket. With onions and swan on crease, 23 balls to be faced, they survived to save the match. This match was a another cool thriller in the Test match history.



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