Stuart Broad puts England on top vs South Africa

Updated: Dec 28, 2015, 09:23 IST | AFP

Stuart Broad bowled two fiery spells and took three wickets to give England a slight advantage at the end of the second day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead yesterday

Durban: Stuart Broad bowled two fiery spells and took three wickets to give England a slight advantage at the end of the second day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead yesterday.

Stuart Broad. Pic/AFP
Stuart Broad. Pic/AFP

South Africa were 137 for four at the close, still 166 runs behind England's first innings total of 303.

Broad dismissed opener Stiaan van Zyl as well as South Africa's two key batsmen, captain Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers, to finish the day with three for 16 from 10 overs.

Opening batsman Dean Elgar withstood the Broad barrage and was unbeaten on 67.

Brief scores
South Africa 137-4 (D Elgar 67*; Broad 3-16) trail England 303 (N Compton 85, J Taylor 70; Steyn 4-70, Morkel 4-76) by 166 runs

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