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Dane Piedt (AFP)
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Cape Town – An English critic has delivered a damning verdict on South Africa’s shell-shocked, inexperienced bowling line-up in the second Test against England at Newlands here.

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In his report on Sunday’s scintillating advance by the tourists, spearheaded by double-tonner Ben Stokes, to a first innings total of 629 for six declared, respected Scyld Berry of the Daily Telegraph (www.telegraph.co.uk) wrote: “In line with much else  of South Africa’s cricket, their bowling now has never been so weak since their readmission to Test cricket in 1992.”

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