Proteas quick bowler Kagiso Rabada with a significant five-wicket haul helped the Proteas bowl out England for 165 after 45 overs on day two at Lord's on Thursday. After the lunch break, Dean Elgar and Sarel Erwee had 12 and 13 points respectively with SA on 27/0 after 12 overs nevertheless following England by 138 runs.
Rabada, whose remarkable contribution made the news, finished the most memorable innings with 5/51, upheld by Anrich Nortjé with three wickets and Marco Jansen with two. England continued on day two with a 116/6 score, yet Rabada, later on, guaranteed the wickets of Ollie Pope (73), Stuart Broad (15), and James Anderson (0), with Jansen eliminating Jack Leach (15) to dismiss England early in the match. This implies England just added 49 runs to their short-term score in 13 overs inside the main hour of day two as Rabada, Nortje, Jansen, and Ngidi took control.