The 100th Test match at The Oval concluded with a wonderful piece of theatre when Moeen Ali completed England's victory in the third Test against South Africa with a hat-trick
Toby Roland-Jones, who had a starring role on his Test debut, came through a scheme that is under threat
Stats highlights from the final day's play in the third Test between England and South Africa at The Oval
Dean Elgar said he enjoyed the challenge of being under attack and playing in front of a hostile crowd after his hundred in defeat at The Oval
It was not Vernon Philander's fault that South Africa were badly beaten at The Oval with the batting, especially, under scrutiny
Faf du Plessis' deja vu dismissal padding up was the lowlight of a mistake-riddled performance from South Africa
Steven Finn has replaced the injured Mark Wood in England's squad for the final Test against South Africa while Liam Dawson remains in the frame
Moeen Ali created a bit of history with his feat at The Oval. Can you figure out which of these facts are correct?
Dean Elgar's unbeaten 72 helped lift South Africa from 52 for 4 but they had plenty of work to do to save the game on the final day after England set them 492 or four sessions to bat
Stephen Cook was discarded and Heino Kuhn has struggled to make the step up, while a younger option in Aiden Markram awaits his chance
James Anderson and Stuart Broad have been almost ever-present for England this decade, but they have had a revolving cast of support
As rain put a dampener on The Oval's 100th Test celebrations, one England batsman was concerned not with marking the past but protecting his future
He has become adept at rescue acts but Temba Bavuma is still looking to solidify his place in South Africa's Test side
Four wickets from England's debut seamer tore through South Africa's top order leaving them in danger of follow-on at The Oval
Whether it was during his dashing tail-end cameo with the bat or his stunning first-change spell with the ball, Toby Roland-Jones was all smiles on day two of his England Test debut
The Oval is a ground that rarely disappoints and Ben Stokes produced an innings to rank up there with the greats
Philander was only able to bowl five overs on the second day at The Oval and was later sent for tests which revealed a possible viral infection
His record against South Africa remains Cook's worst against any Test nation, but his 88 at The Oval could prove hugely significance
Ben Stokes' most complete Test hundred came at a vital moment for England and set the example for his team-mates to follow
Even when South Africa have been winning in recent times it's been despite a lack of big hundreds from the main batsmen
Recklessness was the charge laid against England after their double collapse at Trent Bridge, but rarely, if ever, has such an accusation been levelled against Alastair Cook
Vernon Philander became ill shortly before the start of the Test but it did not stop him producing three high-class spells of seam bowling
Alastair Cook has benefited greatly from the advice of Gary Palmer - is it time for the ECB to change its stance on using him as a batting coach?
Despite the ability to pull off impressive victories, England have made little overall progress as a Test side in the last two years
England will certainly have two debutants at The Oval and could play a third in Dawid Malan. Where have they come from and why have they been selected?
Toby Roland-Jones, the Middlesex seamer, will make his Test debut against South Africa at The Oval after Mark Wood was ruled out with the heel soreness he picked up at Trent Bridge
The teams have had a chance to take stock after sharing the honours in the opening two Tests and it's England who arrive at The Oval with most questions to answer
Test centuries in the last six series that Elgar has played. He scored centuries against Eng and SL at home and against Aus, NZ and Eng away.
South Africa's average first-wicket stand in the last 12 Test innings, since the start of the series in New Zealand. Their highest opening stand during this period is 21
The only time South Africa have batted 100+ overs in the fourth innings in England - they faced 141 overs and drew the game at The Oval in 1947
Consecutive Tests in which Root has made a 50-plus score. Only seven batsmen have had a longer stretch: Tendulkar, Edrich (10 each), Mominul, Sehwag, Gambhir, Richards (11 each), and de Villiers (12)
England batsmen who've made 50+ on Test debut at No. 3, like Tom Westley has in this Test. The previous one was Owais Shah (88 & 38) v India in 2006
Number of times Morne Morkel has dismissed Alastair Cook in Tests - Most he has been dismissed by any bowler. This was also the first time Cook got bowled by Morkel.
Last instance of a fast bowler from Eng to take a 5 wicket haul on debut.Graham Onions took 5 for 38 against WI at Lords.Toby Roland Jones took 5 for 57.
Number of centuries for Ben Stokes against South Africa. He has an average of 49.83 from 12 innings against them.
Runs made by England in 11 overs since the new ball was taken.England lost 2 wickets in this period. They made 44 runs for no wicket in the 10 overs prior to the new ball
Number of single digit scores from 8 innings for Keaton Jennings since his century on debut. He averages 12.37 and has three ducks.
Last instance of England playing 3 debutants in a Test. Sam Robson, Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan played their first game against SL at Lords.