Stuart Broad has hinted he is ready to deliver another of his trademark hot streaks as he returns to one of his happy hunting grounds in South Africa.
England’s pacemen sent South African stumps flying as they pushed towards an innings victory despite more rain delays on day four of the third Test at Port Elizabeth.
England took four wickets for just one run on the fourth morning of the third Test, sending South African stumps flying to enforce the follow-on with a lead of 290 in Port Elizabeth.
England bowled with skill and heart to drag themselves back into contention in the second Test against South Africa, but Stuart Broad paid the price for over-stepping on a hard-fought day in Cape Town.
England went wicketless on the second afternoon in Cape Town, as an obdurate South African partnership, a Stuart Broad no-ball and an unlucky drop combined to frustrate the tourists.
England hit back with the ball on day two of the second Test against South Africa with Stuart Broad and James Anderson at the fore.
England are licking their wounds after suffering a 107-run defeat in the first Test against South Africa in Centurion.
England wrapped up South Africa’s innings in just eight minutes as Stuart Broad took the final wicket to dismiss the hosts for 284 on day two of the Boxing Day Test.
England are limbering up for the Boxing Day Test in Centurion, one of the highlights of the festive sporting calendar. Here, PA looks at some of the key issues.
England coach Chris Silverwood admits a couple of rapid spells from the recovering Jofra Archer could be enough to put him in contention for the Boxing Day Test against South Africa.