In the second England’s Ben Stokes and Johnny Bairstow has given tough time to host South African bowlers. England has declared its first innings on 629-6. Ben Stokes was out at 258 runs, whereas Bairstow remained not out over 150 runs.
The Kingsmead Cricket Ground in Durban has become a nightmare to South African bowlers against England in second test and second day. As England started its incomplete innings over 317-5 and after making 629-6 declared the team. England added just 312 runs in 39 overs in which no host bowler has taken a wicket. While, Ben Stokes made 258 runs and became run out, in his innings 11 mighty sixes and 30 boundaries were included. Whereas Johny Bairstow remained not out on 150 runs. Stokes made second fastest double century in test cricket. Beside this Stokes and Bairstow made world record after making partnership of 399 runs in sixth wicket. The Both players also completed career’s 1,000 runs .