Proteas hold onto second spot in WTC standings despite series loss


Aryan Surana

England took just 5.3 overs on the final morning of the third Test, in London, to get done with the formalities and march to a comfortable nine-wicket victory over South Africa, thereby completing a 2-1 series win after losing the opener. England have pocketed six points from the game, but remain on the seventh spot in the Test Championship rankings and likewise, South Africa (72) are still second, behind Australia (84).

Brief scores: England 158 & 130/1 (Zak Crawley 69*, Alex Lees 39; Kagiso Rabada 1-57) beat South Africa 110 and 169 by 9 wickets.