England vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 5 Highlights – July 31, 2017
Eng v SA highlights today – third test day five from The Oval Cricket Ground, Kennington, London, SE 11 (England) Monday 31st July 2017. England scored 313 runs with 8 down in 79.5 Overs in their second innings and their captain declared the innings. AN Cook had not survived for so long this time and gone with scoring seven runs, KK Jennings scored 48 runs with nine 4s and out when 25.6 edged to gully! Jennings’ fortune runs out. A well-directed short ball at off stump, climbed at him and Jennings couldn’t drop his bat quickly enough, the ball takes the splice and loops to gully. Considerable bounce for Rabada 92/2.
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
Toss: England, elected to bat first.
T Westley smashed 59 runs off 141 deliveries yesterday and out, JE Root (c) completed his fifty and out, BA Stokes contributed 31 runs, JM Bairstow † smashed 63 runs off 58 balls, he completed his innings with six 4s and a maximum, TS Roland-Jones scored 23 runs. KA Maharaj took three wickets, CH Morris two, K Rabada and M Morkel took one wicket each of them.
From South African second innings HG Kuhn opener of their team gone with 11 runs, HM Amla 5, Q de Kock † 5, F du Plessis (c) gone with duck, T Bavuma 16 not out and D Elgar 72 not out, he smashed eleven 4s yesterday.
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Umpires – Joel Wilson, Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, David Millns, Ranjan Madugalle.