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Moeen spins England to first-Test win – report, reaction & video clips

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First Investec Test, Lord’s, day four
England 458 & 233: Cook 69, Bairstow 51, Maharaj 4-85
South Africa 361 & 119: Bavuma 21, Moeen 6-53, Dawson 2-34
England win by 211 runs; 1-0 up in four-game series

Moeen Ali ripped through South Africa’s batting to give England a 211-run win in the first Test on a wonderfully entertaining fourth day at Lord’s.

Off-spinner Moeen took 6-53 for match figures of 10-112 as the Proteas, set 331 to win, were bowled out for 119.

England had earlier collapsed from their overnight 119-1, dragged to 233 by Jonny Bairstow’s 51.

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