Finn strikes, but Amla keeps England at bay

Aug 19, 2012, 07:57 IST | AFP

At stumps, the Proteas were 145 for three in their second innings — a lead of 139 — with Amla 57 not out and nightwatchman Dale Steyn nought not out. South Africa, 1-0 up in the three-match series, only have to avoid defeat to replace England as the world's top-ranked Test side.

England’s Steven Finn celebrates the wicket of South Africa’s Jacques Kallis on Day Three of the final Test at Lord’s on Saturday. Pic/AFP

Amla, dropped on two, and Jacques Kallis (31) shared a third-wicket partnership of 81.

Hashim Amla

But a few overs before stumps, Kallis was lbw to fast bowler Steven Finn,with umpire Simon Taufel’s decision upheld on review.  

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