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England set to make 382 vs South Africa

Centurion (South Africa): England's victorious tour of South Africa was edging towards an ignominious end after their top order faltered again in the final Test at Centurion.

Hashim Amla
Hashim Amla

Set a record 382 for victory or a more realistic target of batting out for a draw, the tourists lost Alastair Cook, Alex Hales and Nick Compton in 21 awkward overs before stumps.

They will start Day Five on 52 for three hoping for either an intervention from the weather or a 90-over rearguard led by Joe Root and James Taylor (both 19 not out).

Brief scores
South Africa 475 & 248-5 (H Amla 96, T Bavuma 78*; J Anderson 3-47) lead England 342 & 52-3 (J Root 19*, J Taylor 19*; K Rabada 2-15) by 330 runs

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