South Africa alive even Centurion Sibley and Stokes inspire England

First Test Century by England opener Dom Sibley was a good score as South Africa must target for 438 runs on fourth day of Cape Town, target set by England.

Sibley’s score of 133 for 311 balls was a standout performance in the second test series. In the later innings, England declared score of 391-8 and took day and a half time duration to make the Proteas out.

The bowling process was bit slow and gave chance for the batting Pieter Malan to score 63 for not out. South Africa stumps at the time of 126-2.

Ben Stokes explored with 72 off 47 in partnership of 92 along with Sibley and England already had 264 runs in front.

In 2016, Stokes scored high in Test at Newlands and with same mood strings he came to this match to reach more than earlier score on Monday and Sibley was at the opposite end with same energy. Ben Stokes is an all rounder who scored seven fours and three sixes and fifty before Sibley reaching 269 –century.

Stokes was caught off Keshav Maharaja’s bowling or else he would have not beaten Rassive van der Dussen but seized away by Keshav Maharaja’s bowling.

Ollie Pope dismissed at 3 runs and Jos Buttler in partnership with Sibley made 23 off 18. Sam Curran scored 13.

It was fairly a comfortable start by South Africa but the openers Malan and Dean Elgar were late in keeping bit pressure in Joe Denly before break.

After break, he continued with 1-26 and maintained a thin edge from Elgar 34,England soon into frustration again. Malan with a combination of Zubayr Hamza 18 reached his first test fifty and Anderson came into screen at last. This is the moment where the trick created Hamza edged Anderson 1-18 in the second of the maiden overs. This left the tourist nation a kind of series leveling victory.