Eng v SA highlights today – third test day one from The Oval Cricket Ground, Kennington, London, SE 11 (England) Thursday 27th July 2017. The second last test of the series will start from today. First test England won, Second test South Africa won which means both teams have won equal matches so far.
In that last (third test) match South Africa batted first and scored 335 runs in 96.2 overs all out in first innings and 343 9d in 104 overs in their second innings. England scored 205 all out in 51.5 overs and 133 all out in 44.2 overs.
JE Root from England is the most runs scorer so far from the previous two test matches. He scored 281 runs in four innings with highest 190, HM Amla from South Africa scored 205, VD Philander 167. MM Ali took fourteen wickets, JM Anderson ten, KA Maharaj took also ten.
Toss: England, elected to bat first.
1 Alastair Cook, 2 Keaton Jennings, 3 Tom Westley, 4 Joe Root (capt), 5 Dawid Malan, 6 Ben Stokes, 7 Jonny Bairstow (wk), 8 Moeen Ali, 9 Toby Roland-Jones, 10 Stuart Broad, 11 James Anderson.
South Africa team
1 Dean Elgar, 2 Heino Kuhn, 3 Hashim Amla, 4 Quinton de Kock (wk), 5 Faf du Plessis (capt), 6 Temba Bavuma, 7 Vernon Philander, 8 Chris Morris, 9 Keshav Maharaj, 10 Kagiso Rabada, 11 Morne Morkel.
Match Timings: 11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
South Africa tour of England 3rd Test Highlights
Umpires – Joel Wilson, Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, David Millns, Ranjan Madugalle.