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In pics: Day Two of second South Africa Test

The first day of the second Test in Durban. The  captain's meet in the middle for the coin toss to decide who bats. South Africa wins - and their captain chooses to bat first.

The first day of the second Test in Durban. The captains meet in the middle for the coin toss to decide who bats. South Africa wins - and their captain chooses to bat first.

But was it such a good idea?  South Africa's Ashwell Prince only managed to score two runs before being caught out by England's Graeme Swann.

But was it such a good idea? South Africa's Ashwell Prince only managed to score two runs before being caught out by England's Graeme Swann.

The good run continues for England when Stuart Broad traps Hashim Amla LBW - with the score at just 10-2 on a really hot day at Kingsmead Park.

The good run continues for England when Stuart Broad traps Hashim Amla LBW - with the score at just 10-2 on a really hot day at Kingsmead Park.

The hosts steadily pile on the runs. The next wicket comes after tea. Jacques Kallis gets to 75 runs - but then is caught out by England's Paul Collingwood. The score is 160-3.

The hosts steadily pile on the runs. The next wicket comes after tea. Jacques Kallis gets to 75 runs - but then is caught out by England's Paul Collingwood. The score is 160-3.

The next two wickets - Captain Graeme Smith is run out and JP Duminy is bowled out by Graham Onions.

The next two wickets - Captain Graeme Smith is run out and JP Duminy is bowled out by Graham Onions.

South Africa get to 175-5 before the sky darkens. Bad light - and some sudden rain stops play for the day.

South Africa get to 175-5 before the sky darkens. Bad light - and some sudden rain stops play for the day.

England celebrate the wicket of Mark Boucher

England needed to take wickets quickly on day two, and were pleased to get out Mark Boucher LBW for 39 runs but South Africa batted on.

Matt Prior (centre) and Paul Collingwood (right) successfully appeal for the dismissal of Paul Harris (left)

Some late hitting from South Africa earned the home side some precious runs, before England bowled them out for 343.

England captain Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss opened the England innings. By tea he had hit his fastest Test half-century in just 49 balls, taking England to 59-0 at the interval.

Andrew Strauss is bowled by Morne Morkel (out of picture)

But then Morkel bowled the England captain out for 54. Eventually the fading light meant play had to end early, with England trooping off on 103-1.

Paul Collingwood batting.

And day three went pretty well for England too. Paul Collingwood notched up 91 runs, and England finished the day having scored 386 after losing five wickets.

Ian Bell celebrates his century

Ian Bell made sure England got into a very strong position on day four. He scored a century as England built a big lead in a match they could now go on to win.

Graeme Swann

England finally finished batting after scoring 575-9, a lead of 232 runs. Then Graeme Swann took two wickets to leave South Africa at 37-2 at tea and battling to avoid defeat.

Stuart Broad

And the wickets kept tumbling after tea. Swann grabbed one more and Stuart Broad took three, including dangerman Jacques Kallis. South Africa ended the day on 76-6.

Morne Morkel

England began day five needing four wickets to seal a famous win. And they needed just two overs to grab the first of them, with Morne Morkel the man out LBW.

Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad was also on target with the ball, picking up the wicket of Mark Boucher to put England on the brink of victory.

England players celebrate

The final wicket fell to Graeme Swann, when he trapped Dale Steyn LBW. England now lead the series 1-0 with two Tests left to play.