BIRMINGHAM // Paul Collingwood was finally dismissed for 135 on Saturday for the final wicket of England's second innings, setting South Africa a target of 281 to win the series on day four of the third Test. South Africa then reached 11-0 by lunch, behind openers Graeme Smith (7 runs) and Neil McKenzie (0). After resuming on 297-6, England were all out for 363 after Collingwood was caught behind by Mark Boucher off Morne Morkel. Collingwood reached 101 on Friday, giving his team hope of tying the series after losing the second Test at Headingley by 10 wickets. However, England got off to the worst possible start when Tim Ambrose was bowled by Morkel with the second ball of the morning, bringing Ryan Sidebottom to the crease. Collingwood and Sidebottom continued to frustrate the South Africa bowlers by compiling a 65-run partnership before Sidebottom became Morkel's second victim of the morning when he gloved a catch to Hashim Amla at short leg. James Anderson was bowled by Jacques Kallis for one, before Collingwood aimed a cut at Morkel only to edge behind to Boucher. Collingwood left the field to a standing ovation after an innings widely believed to have saved his Test career. *AP
England set South Africa a target of 281
South Africa are chasing a target of 281 to win the series on day four of the third Test against England.
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