sport news England set South Africa 466 to level Test series

Joe Root half-century follows Mark Wood five-for as dominant England set South Africa 466 to level Test series Mark Wood claimed his second Test five-for for England before lunch South Africa were bowled out for 183, giving tourists a lead of 217 runs Joe Root elected to bat again instead of enforcing the follow on again England lost regular wickets and bowled out for 248 with Root topscoring on 58 

By Paul Newman for MailOnline

Published: 15:57 GMT, 26 January 2020 | Updated: 16:01 GMT, 26 January 2020

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England moved into a dominant position at the end of day three in the fourth Test as they close in on a series victory in South Africa.

After bowling the hosts out for 183, Joe Root elected to bat again instead of enforcing the follow on.

And despite losing wickets at regular intervals, Root top scored with a half-century as the tourists set the Proteas 466 to win. 

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