South Africa v England LIVE: Visitors battle in record run-chase attempt in Centurion

Sport360 staff 11:46 29/12/2019
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England have put themselves in an excellent position to pull off a record fourth innings chase in Centurion against South Africa.

Set a target of 376 to win in the first Test by South Africa, England start the day at 121-1 after Rory Burns’ fighting unbeaten innings of 77 on the third day.

Earlier, South Africa had been bowled out for 272 runs in their second innings with debutant Rassie van der Dussen top-scoring with 51. The hosts had taken a vital 103-run lead in the first innings by bundling out the visitors for 181.

Can Burns and England achieve the unprecedented in the Boxing Day Test or will the Proteas show their class with the ball in the penultimate day? Follow the ball-by-ball LIVE updates from Centurion below to find out.

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