WATCH: England v South Africa, first Investec Test Match highlights
England beat South Africa by 211-runs in first Investec Test
England take an early series lead against South Africa as Joe Root started his reign as Captain with a convincing 211-run victory at Lord’s.
After a nervous start on Day One for the hosts, which saw England reduced to 76-4 following an outstanding bowling display from Vernon Philander, Joe Root’s side recovered well and looked in total control for the rest of the opening Test Match – with thanks to Root’s first innings score of 190 (the fourth highest score by a captain on debut in Test cricket).
Watch highlights below from all four days of the opening Test Match between England and South Africa at Lord’s as England look to take another step closer to lifting the trophy at Emirates Old Trafford later this summer, when the two nations go head-to-head in the second Investec Test Match at Trent Bridge from Friday 14 July.
WATCH: England v South Africa, Day One highlights
WATCH: England v South Africa, Day Two highlights
WATCH: England v South Africa, Day Three highlights
WATCH: England v South Africa, Day Four highlights
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