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  1. Anderson removes De Bruyn late in day
  2. Elgar 54, De Bruyn 48, Bavuma 48*
  3. Moeen reaches 100 Test wickets
  4. Eng: Root 190, Moeen 87, Broad 57*
  5. Morkel 4-115, Philander 3-67
  6. First Test, Lord's, day two

Live Reporting

By Phil Dawkes and Jamie Lillywhite

All times stated are UK

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So, it is advantage England, who lead by 244 runs and are five wickets away from dismissing South Africa in their first innings.

That is all for our covaerge of the second day of an intriguing first Test at Lord's.

You can read the full report of today's play here.

We'll see you back here at 10:30 BST tomorrow.

'The ones that keep low are the challenge'

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

With the ball, Broad had real intent with his knees up. He bowled terrific lengths with a lot of aggression. Root was clever at times and put in some good fields but almost too many - he was bowling a lot of people not enough.

The pitch looks like it is going to get drier and drier and those deliveries keeping low are going to be the challenge for the batsmen.

South Africa were a bit defensive but then Bavuma and De Bruyn started to play really well. I think the South African camp would have looked at that partnership and thought that's the way they want to play in this series.

Moeen in good company

Moeen Ali on becoming the seventh England player to 100 wickets and 2,000 runs after Wilfred Rhodes, Trevor Bailey, Ian Botham, Tony Greig, Andrew Flintoff and Stuart Broad: "It's nice to be among those names, I really enjoy playing for England and every day I'm very grateful for."

On dismissing Hashim Amla for 29: "I've never got him out in a Test before and I'm really happy with that."

'England have their noses in front'

Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

It's a day where England have got their noses in front - they've played well. Broad was very good with the bat, the way he attacked South Africa.

They lost their discipline. The non-review when he first came in was a huge moment and England could have been all out for 380-390.

Tail-end cameos are massive momentum-changers. To be delayed by 30 minutes with the scoreboard ticking over are big moments.

A crucial scalp

An important wicket. Here is the final wicket of the day, which broke the 99-run partnership between Bavuma and De Bruyn...

'I'm still inconsistent'

England all-rounder Moeen Ali on Sky Sports after reaching 2,000 runs and 100 wickets in Tests: "It's a great feeling to do it on the same day at Lord's.

"With the ball, I feel like I'm learning a bit on the job. I'm still inconsistent - I know that - but I was really happy with the way I bowled today."

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

I wonder how Stuart Broad would have reacted if those overthrows had been off his bowling. Mo is extremely phlegmatic and didn't even give him a look, but if the roles were reversed....

Close of play

SA 214-5 - Trail by 244

After Bravuma gives Rabada four balls to face, Jennings goes under the lid to get in close and apply some extra pressure. A little clip to leg from the nightwatchman gives Broad the chance to throw down the stumps, but his loose chuck beats everyone and runs away to the rope for a five.

That is the close of play.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Rabada is one of those bowlers that has a technique like a batsman, which gives scope for him to become a proper batsmen.

SA 208-5

Trail by 250

We are closing in on the 18:30 BST closing time as Broad pounds in with renewed energy. He is given five balls to get at Rabada, but the nightwatchman keeps him out for four of them before driving the last superbly for four.

Looks like we'll have one final over. From Moeen Ali...

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Anderson you beauty! At times of need he is always Mr Reliable.

Doug Smith, Chesham Bois

SA 203-5

The new man is the left-handed Kagiso Rabada - a nightwatchman.

De Bruyn and Bavuma put on 99 together, but now South Africa must go again, still 255 runs short of England's total.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

That's a good delivery, nothing to do with reverse swing, I don't think. It hit the seam and left the batsman. One assumes he must have hit it, otherwise he wouldn't have walked off. It hit the pitch and maybe ballooned a bit.


De Bruyn c Bairstow b Anderson 48 (SA 203-5)

Got him! De Bruyn has given it away! Anderson's ball does a bit, leaving the batsman after pitching and catching the edge to Bairstow. The batsman walks.

An excellent partnership ends and England have an important scalp right at the death.

SA 203-4

The crowd has thinned out significantly now as many try to beat the rush to the tube. Broad strives for one more breakthrough before the close but Bavuma and De Bruyn have worked too hard to give anything away now.

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T20 Blast starts with a tie

What a start to the T20 Blast! The first game - between Gloucestershire and Middlesex - has finished in a thrilling tie.

Ryan Higgins smashed an unbeaten 68 off 28 balls, including four fours and six sixes, as Middlesex made 182-9 in reply to Gloucestershire's 182-5 at Cheltenham.

Follow live coverage of the six remaining matches tonight.

SA 200-4

A small pocket of fans try to stir something into happening by tunelessly chanting Jimmy Anderson's name. He is playing second fiddle to Bavuma and De Bruyn at the moment, though.

We have a minimum of five overs left to play today.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Root has options. They haven't all bowled particularly well but he has got them all into the game and has been able to swap them around. It was quite unusual to see Dawson bowl so early - it doesn't happen to him very often for Hampshire. Root has not let things rest too much but he has hit a few problems with this pair.

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SA 200-4

Trail by 258

We have a change but it is not a spinner. Joe Root returns to Stuart Broad, who has claimed two of the four South African wickets to fall this innings. Like all other bowlers in the last hour or so, he offers little threat as South Africa creep to 200 and deserved round of applause.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

My thoughts from an England perspective is I would like a spinner on from one end at least. There is not much at all there for the seamers. Wood, the quickest bowler available, banged one into the pitch and De Bruyn just stood there and rather majestically hit it for four.

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De Bruyn is very, very, very, very Nick Compton in technique, just scores a tad quicker!

Jeremy, still at school

SA 198-4

Lovely stuff from Bavuma, who rolls his wrists to flick a leg-stump delivery from Anderson fine and away for four.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

It's getting to the point where Joe Root might bring himself on to bowl a few of his lollipops. He has a bit of a habit of getting wickets and if you get somebody out it doesn't matter what you bowl. Batsmen can sometimes lose concentration against those bowlers.

SA 194-4

De Bruyn looks authoritative now. He latches on to a short ball from Wood and smashes it over Jennings at midwicket for four.

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Hugo Walford: Was very surprised by the selection of De Bruyn over Chris Morris, but cannot see Morris constructing a Test innings like this.

Ed Smith

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

De Bruyn looks much more confident and relaxed in the last half hour.

SA 189-4

Trail by 269

This ball has 60 overs under its belt now and it is offering little movement or threat to this Proteas pair.

Jimmy continues to charge in but he is looking increasingly forlorn.

All it needs is a breakthrough, though. By weight of runs, England remain in charge.

How's stat?!

Andrew Samson

BBC Test Match Special statistician

To answer the question of which bowler with 100 or more Test wickets has the highest percentage of deliveries hit for four - it is Steven Finn with 8.6%.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

The over-rate is atrocious but the quality of the product is excellent. The over-rate is around four; it was never that when I played.

SA 189-4

England looking a bit ragged now. Wood steers a ball down leg and Bairstow allows the ball to slip through his grasp for two byes.

Bavuma shows a rare lack of restraint later in the over as he swings widly and misses a short, wide ball.

Here is Wood's reviewed and failed lbw appeal against De Bruyne from the previous over...

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

I don't know why they wouldn't pick Rashid, confidence is high, he has bowled well in the one-dayers. I don't mind things when I can see what the selectors are thinking but I am really puzzled.

SA 186-4

Anderson is back as Joe Root shuffles his pack again in search of a partnership-breaking moment. It doesn't come, though. Bavuma looks rock solid in his defence.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Playing at Lord's can be awkward because of the slope, which does affect the angle that the ball comes at you. I think De Bruyn has done alright but he has to be careful. He has batted nicely and in the 30s you can think you're in, but you're not, so he musn't give it away.

SA 185-4

Wood is more of a threat as he probes at pace outside off stump. De Bruyn and Bavuma are in now, though, and England look weary.

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Andrew Samson

BBC Test Match Special statistician

7.93% of the balls Ben Stokes bowls go for four.

Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Stokes has wonderful ability to swing the ball, cut it, to reverse it. What he needs to do is harness it a bit more and find the line and length to bowl it so he squeezes pressure more.

SA 180-4

Trail by 278

A gift from Stokes. He veers down leg and is flicked for four by De Bruyn. Bavuma then flashes at a wide, short ball to earn another boundary.

Stokes has been poor so far today with the ball.