Up to date WTC Factors Desk After England vs South Africa 1st Take a look at: Proteas Consolidate Prime Spot After Lord’s Win

South Africa have fun the win in opposition to England within the first Take a look at.© AFP

South Africa hammered England by an innings and 12 runs within the first Take a look at of their three-match collection on the iconic Lord’s in London. South Africa’s bowlers blew the Englishmen away because the Dean Elgar-led aspect wrapped up proceedings inside three days. With the win, South Africa have consolidated their place atop the World Take a look at Championship factors desk. With six wins in eight matches within the present cycle, the Proteas have 72 factors and a factors share of 75. England, with 31.37 share of factors received, stay seventh, with their already bleak hopes of reaching the ultimate getting even bleaker.

Australia are at present second, having win 70 per cent of the factors on supply to them, and are adopted by Sri Lanka (53.33) and India (52.08).

Pakistan are fifth with 51.85 share of factors, adopted by West Indies (50) and England.

New Zealand (25.93) and Bangladesh (13.33) spherical off the remainder of the desk.

Within the match at Lord’s, South Africa received the toss and opted to bowl. The choice proved fruitful as they bowled England out for 165. Kagiso Rabada shone, selecting up a five-wicket haul.

Then a half-century from Sarel Erwee and essential decrease order runs from Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj and Anrich Nortje helped South Africa submit 326 in return.


But it surely took them lower than a day to bowl England out for a second time, because the hosts folded for 149. Nortje claimed three wickets, whereas Rabada, Jansen and Maharaj took two every.

The second Take a look at will start on August 25 in Manchester.

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