SA vs. England Test Match in Numbers

Cricket betting fans have seen an eventful few days with England’s tour to South Africa as they survived a top-order collapse on day five, ending the second Test against South Africa in a draw.

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After winning the first Test in Durban, England gave South Africa hope    by losing its top four batsmen quickly, followed closely by Ben Stokes and James Taylor. Hashim Amla’s 707 minute, 201 in the first innings was also one of the reasons that a draw was likely.

In further cricket news, Amla announced his stepping down as Captain after the match and AB de Villiers will be standing in for the last two tests.

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Interesting facts about England’s tour to SA in numbers

2 – Players to have faced 700 balls in a Test innings on more than one occasion. South African captain Hashim Amla and Englands captain Alastair Cook
3 – Century partnerships in South Africa’s first innings. They did not manage a single one in 2015
7 – Bowlers that conceded more than 100 runs in an innings in the match
7 – Dropped catches by England in the first innings
163 – Balls taken for Ben Stokes’ 200
461 – Balls taken for Hashim Amla’s 200
377 – Dot balls in Amla’s innings. He scored off just 100 deliveries
11 – Stokes’ English record of sixes in an innings
2004 – The year England last bowled more than 200 overs in an innings
29.90 – Alastair Cook’s average in South Africa. His lowest anywhere in the world
85,095 – Fans in attendance over five days at Newlands

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