Speaking after day one in Port Elizabeth, team-mate Vernon Philander
said it'll be a huge blow if Rabada gets suspended.
has taken 21 scalps in four Wanderers Test matches and he played a major role in the engrossing 2013 draw with India.
Speaking exclusively, Johannes Adams, who is instrumental in moulding Philander
in this game, said, "Yes.
India's captain Virat Kohli calls for a referral after being given out LBW to the South Africa's bowler Vernon Philander
during the first Test.
CRICKET VERNON PHILANDER
has hit another fitness issue which puts South Africa in a selection quandary for the mustwin Old Trafford Test.
When England batted again, Jennings, on six, was dropped by Dean Elgar in the gully off Philander
just before rain brought an early lunch and on the resumption, Morkel worked over Alastair Cook before bowling him for seven.
And when it comes to conditions that suit seam bowling - as was the case yesterday - the likes of Philander
and James Anderson have proved pace is not everything.
The no-frills opener excelled in conditions which were far from easy for any batsmen as the ball moved around in the air and off the pitch almost throughout - for the admirable Vernon Philander
especially - after Joe Root chose to bat first on a day of many showers and only 59 of the scheduled 90 overs.
After Joe Root won the toss, and the ball seamed and swung almost throughout for Vernon Philander
in particular, Westley hinted at many more than the 25 he had to settle for after he was dismissed in the first over of the afternoon session.
The 32-year-old negotiated a demanding examination from a South African pace attack inspired particularly by two-wicket Vernon Philander
, who also spent 50 minutes off the field with a stomach upset, to close in on a 31st Test hundred.
South Africa all-rounder Vernon Philander
has, meanwhile, made a charge back towards the number one spot for all-rounders with a player of the match performance at Trent Bridge.
Ballance's crease-bound technique has been exposed again on his third coming as a Test batsman, while Jennings' dismissal by Vernon Philander
for three, was unedifying indeed.
Cook (59no) and Keaton Jennings both had a little good fortune in an opening stand of 80 on the way to 119 for one at stumps, giving England an overall lead of 216 despite the earlier resistance of Quinton de Kock (51) and Vernon Philander
Cook (59 not out) and Keaton Jennings both had a little good fortune in an opening stand of 80 on the way to 119 for one at stumps, giving England an overall lead of 216 despite the earlier resistance of Quinton de Kock (51) and Vernon Philander
It was a beauty from fellow South African Vernon Philander
which angled into the Durham man before cutting away off the edge and finding the outside edge to Chris Jordan at first slip.