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Ben Stokes and Ben Foakes Keep England Calm Before Lunch on Day 2 of the Second Test between England and South Africa

Live score updates from the second day of the second test between England and South Africa: At the break for lunch on the second day of the second test match between England and South Africa being played at Old Trafford in Manchester, England held a 61-run advantage over their opponents.

Live score updates from the second day of the second test between England and South Africa: At the break for lunch on the second day of the second test match between England and South Africa being played at Old Trafford in Manchester, England held a 61-run advantage over their opponents. Ben Stokes, the team captain, and Ben Foakes, who were both batting undefeated on 33 and 34, respectively, brought the home team’s score to 212 for five.

Earlier, Anrich Nortje was responsible for the wickets of Jonny Bairstow and Zak Crawley, which allowed the visitors to get back into the game. As a result of bowling out the South African visitors for 151 runs on the first day of the match, England got the upper hand against South Africa.

After then, the hosts called an end to Day 1 at 111/3. Bairstow and Crawley had restarted the England innings on Day 2, and the team was only behind the Proteas by 40 runs at the time of the stumps. After the Proteas won the toss and elected to bat first, England’s James Anderson and Stuart Broad both took three wickets apiece to rattle England’s opponent.

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