Daily Mail - - England V South Africa First Test - LAWRENCE BOOTH

MOEEN ALI be­came the first off­spin­ner to take 10 wick­ets in a Lord’s Test for 66 years. Way back in 1951, Roy Tat­ter­sall (right) took 12 forf 101 t to help see off South Africa by 10 wick­ets in­side three days.

MOEEN was also the first Eng­land player to score a half-cen­tury and take at least 10 wick­ets in the same Test since Ian Botham’s 114 and 13 wick­ets against In­dia in Mum­bai in Fe­bru­ary 1980.

THIS was Moeen’s first 10-wicket haul in Tests, beat­ing his pre­vi­ous best match bowl­ing fig­ures of eight for 129 against In­dia at Southamp­ton’s Ageas Bowl in 2014 in his fifth Test.

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