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Day 5

670dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

Amla ton guides South Africa to safety

Hashim Amla's fifth Test hundred guided South Africa safely to a draw on the fifth and final day at Lord's. Two days ago, it seemed unlikely the visitors would survive into the fourth day, let alone scrap it out into the fifth, yet it was England - the te

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Hot water and towels

Andrew Miller presents the plays of the fifth and final day between England and South Africa at Lord's

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Pitch battle falls flat

This was a stultifying day's cricket that did no favours to the Test format

Day 4

670dSambit Bal at Lord's

South Africa rewarded for patience

Graeme Smith and Neil McKenzie mounted the most monumental of fightbacks on the fourth day at Lord's. Even if South Africa do lose the Test, they wouldn't have gone down without a fight. And more than anything else, Test cricket is alive and well, argues

Day 3

Day 2

670dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Bell's 199 leads dominant England

Ian Bell became the seventh batsman, and first Englishman, to fall for 199 in Tests, but the most commanding innings of his career cemented England's dominance at Lord's as they piled up 593 for 8

Day 1

670dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Pietersen lights up Lord's with century

Kevin Pietersen has been remarkably quiet in the build-up to this series, but he didn't miss the opportunity to make the strongest of statements on the opening day at Lord's

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

'This innings is a write-off' - Arthur

When South Africa's coach, Mickey Arthur, said on the eve of the Lord's Test that the English public were "in for a treat" this summer, this possibly wasn't the scenario he had in mind

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Bell begins to blossom

Is this the innings that finally ignites Ian Bell's Test career?

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

'This makes me feel so, so loved'

A Test century against his former countrymen, at the first time of asking, in front of a packed and unquestionably adoring Lord's crowd. It doesn't get better than that

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Pietersen's crowning glory

Andrew Miller presents the plays of the opening day between England and South Africa at Lord's

670dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Prince salvages South Africa's pride

None of the centurions in this match, not even Kevin Pietersen, leapt as high or celebrated as proudly as Ashwell Prince did on the third day at Lord's


787dFirdose Moonda

66-Test Prince announces retirement

Former South African middle-order batsman Ashwell Prince has announced his retirement from the game. He was a dependable performer for South Africa for a decade

1185dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Let battle commence

After 19 consecutive fixtures against the lowly New Zealanders, the tempo is about to be cranked up several notches

South Africa 3rd innings Partnerships

204ND McKenzieGC Smith
125ND McKenzieHM Amla
28JH KallisHM Amla
36AG PrinceHM Amla