Fighting Root century rescues England: 3rd Test, Day 2 (J'borg)

Joe Root scored a superb century after England were wobbling at 91-4. Root (106 not out) and Ben Stokes (58) put on a fifth-wicket stand of 111 to push England to 238-5.

Earlier, South Africa pushed their total to 313 thanks to a late fightback from their lower order.

England 238 for 5 (Root 106*, Bairstow 4*) trail South Africa 313 (Elgar 46, Stokes 3-53) by 75 runs.

Jan 2016


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