England v South Africa second test LIVE scorecard

England v South Africa second test LIVE scorecard

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England face a mammoth task to win the second Test with South AfricaThe hosts require a Test record 474 to win the contest at Trent BridgeRecord fourth innings score to win is 418 – set by West Indies in 2003 Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings were both at the crease at the closeBy

James Dutton For MailonlinePublished:
04:39 EDT, 17 July 2017

| Updated:
05:02 EDT, 17 July 2017
England will need to make cricket history if they are to emerge victorious from the second Test against South Africa.Joe Root’s men have been set a mammoth 474 to win the contest at Trent Bridge which, if successful, would see them secure the highest score to win a Test in the history of the game, beating the 418 recorded by West Indies in their success over Australia in St John’s in 2003.The omens are not good, though, given the highest successful chase in Trent Bridge Test history is the 284 England made to defeat New Zealand in 2004England still have all 10 wickets intact, with both Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings managing to see out the four overs before stumps on day three.You can follow all the action from day three with Sportsmail’s JAMES DUTTON, with PAUL NEWMAN and LAWRENCE BOOTH providing insight and colour from Trent Bridge.Let’s block ads! (Why?) …read more