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England name unchanged squad for second South Africa test
July 9, 2017 / 8:50 PM / 5 months ago

England name unchanged squad for second South Africa test

LONDON (Reuters) - England named an unchanged squad for the second test against South Africa in Nottingham following their 211-run victory in the first match of the series at Lord’s on Sunday.

Cricket - England vs South Africa - First Test - London, Britain - July 9, 2017 England's Joe Root (L) with team mates at the end Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra

Fast bowler Toby Roland-Jones, who did not play in the first game, was retained in the 12 for the match starting at Trent Bridge on Friday.

England took a 1-0 lead in the four-match series after bowling South Africa out for 119 in their second innings, spinner Moeen Ali claiming test-best figures of 6-53 in Joe Root’s first test as captain.

Reporting by Ed Osmond, editing by Ken Ferris

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