South Africa v England: fourth Test, day three – live!

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16th over: England 38-0 (Crawley 15, Sibley 18) Hendricks has been warned for running on the pitch. He has a strangled LBW shout against Sibley, with the ball not coming back enough. England are 12 runs away from a third consecutive opening partnership of 50 or more.

The last time that happened, I think, was when Vaughan and Trescothick made merry during the 2003-04 tour of Bangladesh. The last time England managed three century stands in a row was when Boycott and Edrich ground Australia down in 1970-71.

15th over: England 38-0 (Crawley 15, Sibley 18) Dwaine Pretorius replaces Dane Paterson, who bowled a good spell of 5.3-2-5-0. Still no official news on Vernon Philander’s hamstring.

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