England vs South Africa Test 3: England will be up against South Africa for the third match of the Test series at The Oval on 8th September, Thursday. South Africa secured a dominating victory by an innings and 12 runs in the first match of the Test series. But on the second test, England beat back and leveled the series as they won by an innings and 85 runs.
Match: England vs South Africa, Test Match 3 of 3
Date: 8th August 2022
Time: 03:30 PM IST
Venue: The Oval.
Pitch Condition: The second Test match will be played at The Oval. The wicket and the conditions at the Kennington Oval naturally support the batsmen but the current weather is expected to favour the fast bowlers once again. Rain is expected to spoil the first two days of the Test match while it will remain cloudy throughout the game. The captain winning the toss will bat first like earlier.
England vs South Africa – The Squad
England: Alex Lees, Harry Brook, Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley, Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Ben Foakes, Jonny Bairstow, Craig Overton, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Matthew Pots, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad.
South Africa: Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Keegan Petersen, Khaya Zondo, Rassie van der Dussen, Sarel Erwee, Marco Jansen, Kyle Verreynne, Ryan Rickleton, Anrich Nortje, Duanne Olivier, Glenton Sturrman, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, Simon Hramer.
England vs South Africa – Performance in the Past Matches
England is now ready to face off against South Africa in the third and final Test match scheduled to take place on 8 September 2022 (Thursday) at the Kennington Oval in London. The Ben Stokes-led England side has registered a sensational fightback by picking up a massive innings and 85-run victory in the second Test. Earlier in the series, South Africa won the opening Test match with a big margin of an innings and 12 runs. Now, the England vs South Africa three-match Test series is levelled as 1-1. England skipper Ben Stokes played a significant role in the second Test match as he scored a remarkable hundred and also picked 4 wickets in the Test match. Ben Foakes also scored 113. England scored a total of 415 runs in the first innings. Kagiso Rabada (36) was South Africa’s top scorer in the first innings.
England vs South Africa – Face to Face
England and South Africa have faced each other in 155 matches in Test cricket. Out of these 155 matches, England has won 65 matches whereas South Africa has come out victorious in 35 matches. 55 matches ended with a draw.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful by any means.
Wicket-Keepers: Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes.
Batsmen: Ollie Pope, Dean Elgar, Keegan Petersen, Sarel Erwee.
All-Rounders: Ben Stokes.
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Anrich Nortje.
Captain: Ben Stokes.
Vice-Captain: Kagiso Rabada.
Wicket-Keepers: Kyle Verreynne.
Batsmen: Ollie Pope, Keegan Peterson, Sarel Erwee.
All-Rounders: Ben Stokes, Aiden Markram, Simon Harmer.
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Ollie Robinson, Stuart Broad, Anrich Nortje.
Captain: Kyle Verreynne.
Vice-Captain: Kagiso Rabada.
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