Taylor hits century in warm-up win

James Taylor bats as Dane Vilas watches on

James Taylor hit eight fours and a six in his run-a-ball 116

James Taylor hit 116 as England cruised to a 163-run victory in their 50-over warm-up match against South Africa A.

Taylor’s stylish innings came at a run a ball, while Jonny Bairstow smashed 58 off 30, including six sixes, as the tourists posted 368-7 in Kimberley.

Reece Topley, Adil Rashid and Chris Jordan took three wickets each as South Africa A subsided to 205 all out.

England’s five-match one-day series against South Africa begins on Wednesday in Bloemfontein.

More to follow.

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