South Africa v England: first Test, day one – live!

Live updates from the Boxing Day Test at SuperSport ParkKagiso Rabada: ‘I’m more mature now’You can get in touch with Tanya on email or on Twitter 8.55am GMT11th over: South Africa 36-2 (du Plessis 0, Hamza 16) A double change, as Archer replaces Anderson. His loosener is 143 kph, the fastest ball of the day, and Hamza decides to leave it on a length. It laughs as it brushes over the stumps. Hamza clips the last ball of the over through square leg for four. Pudding for breakfast? writes James Debens. What fresh hell is this? A black coffee to kickstart the metabolism, followed by a satsuma or three to cleanse the palate. 8.50am GMT10th over: South Africa 32-2 (du Plessis 0, Hamza 12) Joe Root has had enough of his elder statesmen and throws the ball to Sam Curran. Immediately, he makes things happen. First Markram thrashes him, wildly, through the covers. Then he edges him just short of slip, Then the wicket, to his fourth ball. Curran’s bowling at 137 kph – faster than Broad, and the same speed as Anderson. Continue reading…