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'F***ing k***head!': Jos Buttler's x-rated sledging against South Africa batsman Vernon Philander after he didn't move out of the way of the ball England's Jos Buttler explicitly shouted at South Africa's Vernon Philander Buttler was incensed and called Philander a 'f***ing k***head' in Tuesday's play The sledging was intended to put the batsman off his stride during the Test

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 15:58 GMT, 7 January 2020 | Updated: 16:40 GMT, 7 January 2020

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England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler called South Africa batsman Vernon Philander a 'f***ing k***head' as tensions ran high in the second Test on Tuesday. 

Hosts South Africa desperately attempted to bat to a draw on day five at Newlands but were unable to do as England ran out winners by 189 runs. 

But with the Test in the balance, Buttler took issue with Philander getting in his way of the ball being returned to him from the field and made his feelings clear. 

Jos Buttler (left) got involved in a heated debate with South Africa's Veron Philander (right)

Jos Buttler (left) got involved in a heated debate with South Africa's Veron Philander (right) 

The England wicketkeeper was less than impressed as Philander stood in way of the ball

The England wicketkeeper was less than impressed as Philander stood in way of the ball

Buttler made his feelings clear and was heard on the stump mic calling him a 'f***ing k***head'

Buttler made his feelings clear and was heard on the stump mic calling him a 'f***ing k***head'

The exchange was picked up by a stump microphone as Buttler was heard shouting: 'F***ing

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