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Last Updated: Wednesday December 30 2009 11:03 GMT

England beat South Africa in Test

Graeme Swann

England have earned a brilliant win in the second Test in South Africa, winning by an innings and 98 runs.

That means England scored 98 more runs in just one innings than South Africa scored in both of theirs together.

South Africa batted first and did well, but England scored a lot more runs when it was their turn thanks to centuries from Alistair Cook and Ian Bell.

That gave them a big lead, and when South Africa were bowled out for just 133 runs England won the match.

England now have a 1-0 lead in the series, with two Test matches left to be played.

Alastair Cook and Ian Bell
Alastair Cook and Ian Bell both scored centuries in the match

While Cook and Bell both scored hundreds in England's first innings, it was spinner Graeme Swann who was named man-of-the-match.

He picked up the wickets of five South African players in their second innings, adding to the four wickets he earned in the first innings.

The next Test match starts in Cape Town on 3 January 2010.