England beat South Africa in 4th test to complete 3-1 series win

Tue, Aug 08, 2017 08:04 am Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
Moeen Ali
August 8 (CRICKETNMORE) - Moeen Ali led with bat and ball to take England to a 177-run victory over South Africa in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, wrapping up a home series win over the Proteas for the first time in nearly 20 years. England clinched the 4 match series 3-1.

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England were all out for 243 on the fourth morning, as the hosts set South Africa 380 to win the fourth and final test at Old Trafford on Monday. Chasing down the target, the visitors were all out for 202 in its second innings soon after tea on the fourth day.

Moeen Ali took 5/69 in the second innings.

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Match Summary

Toss - England Won the Toss & elected to Bat First

Result - England won by 177 runs

Brief Scores - England (362 & 243), South Africa (226 & 202)

Player of the Match - Moeen Ali (England)

Player of the Series - Moeen Ali (England) & Morne Morkel (South Africa)

Full Scorecard

 

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