Result
3rd Test, The Oval, Jul 27-31 2017, South Africa tour of England
353 & 313/8d
(77.1 ov, target 492)
175 & 252
England won by 239 runs
Player Of The Match
England
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook lbw b Morkel8820030010044.00
KK Jennings c Elgar b Philander0917000.00
T Westley c du Plessis b Morris2550905050.00
JE Root (c)c †de Kock b Philander2956714051.78
DJ Malan  b Rabada11729005.88
BA Stokes c Rabada b Morkel1121532769473.20
JM Bairstow c du Plessis b Rabada3652766069.23
MM Ali c †de Kock b Morkel1640411040.00
TS Roland-Jones lbw b Maharaj25253541100.00
SCJ Broad c Amla b Rabada313160023.07
JM Anderson not out15130020.00
Extras(b 7, lb 7, w 3)17
TOTAL(103.2 Ov, RR: 3.41)353
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Keaton Jennings, 3.3 ov), 2-64 (Tom Westley, 22.5 ov), 3-113 (Joe Root, 38.2 ov), 4-120 (Dawid Malan, 43.6 ov), 5-183 (Sir Alastair Cook, 64.2 ov), 6-258 (Jonny Bairstow, 81.4 ov), 7-279 (Moeen Ali, 90.3 ov), 8-316 (Toby Roland-Jones, 97.2 ov), 9-331 (Stuart Broad, 100.3 ov), 10-353 (Ben Stokes, 103.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel28.277032.4700
VD Philander1763221.8810
K Rabada2648533.2600
KA Maharaj1516114.0600
CH Morris1719115.3520
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones833381024.24
HG Kuhn lbw b Roland-Jones1524503062.50
HM Amla c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones615241040.00
Q de Kock c Stokes b Roland-Jones1721303080.95
F du Plessis (c)lbw b Anderson17240014.28
T Bavuma c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones521201978043.33
CH Morris c & b Anderson22726007.40
KA Maharaj c Cook b Stokes58120062.50
K Rabada  b Broad3049584061.22
M Morkel c Cook b Anderson1739743043.58
VD Philander not out1011172090.90
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 3)12
TOTAL(58.4 Ov, RR: 2.98)175
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Dean Elgar, 8.4 ov), 2-23 (Heino Kuhn, 10.3 ov), 3-30 (Hashim Amla, 12.6 ov), 4-47 (Quinton de Kock, 16.3 ov), 5-47 (Faf du Plessis, 17.1 ov), 6-51 (Chris Morris, 23.3 ov), 7-61 (Keshav Maharaj, 26.1 ov), 8-114 (Kagiso Rabada, 39.3 ov), 9-161 (Morne Morkel, 55.1 ov), 10-175 (Temba Bavuma, 58.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson1362531.9200
SCJ Broad1554412.9301
TS Roland-Jones16.445753.4200
BA Stokes712613.7101
JE Root20502.5000
MM Ali51901.8000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AN Cook  b Morkel729381024.13
KK Jennings c Morris b Rabada48781149061.53
T Westley st †de Kock b Maharaj5914120111041.84
JE Root (c)c Morkel b Maharaj50941316053.19
DJ Malan lbw b Morris1018342055.55
BA Stokes  b Morris3138652181.57
JM Bairstow c Rabada b Maharaj63587261108.62
MM Ali run out (Bavuma)841110200.00
TS Roland-Jones not out23192402121.05
Extras(lb 11, w 3)14
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 3.92)313/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Sir Alastair Cook, 8.2 ov), 2-92 (Keaton Jennings, 25.6 ov), 3-170 (Tom Westley, 55.6 ov), 4-180 (Joe Root, 57.3 ov), 5-202 (Dawid Malan, 63.5 ov), 6-251 (Ben Stokes, 71.3 ov), 7-265 (Moeen Ali, 73.1 ov), 8-313 (Jonny Bairstow, 79.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel1964412.3110
VD Philander1535403.6010
K Rabada1845613.1100
CH Morris1107026.3600
KA Maharaj13.525033.6100
D Elgar302809.3300
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 492 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HG Kuhn  b Broad1117232064.70
D Elgar c Stokes b Ali13622833220059.64
HM Amla c Root b Roland-Jones537490013.51
Q de Kock  b Stokes5651083.33
F du Plessis (c)lbw b Stokes013000.00
T Bavuma lbw b Roland-Jones32971442032.98
VD Philander lbw b Roland-Jones012000.00
CH Morris c Stokes b Ali2452644046.15
KA Maharaj not out2426475092.30
K Rabada c Stokes b Ali011000.00
M Morkel lbw b Ali016000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 4)15
TOTAL(77.1 Ov, RR: 3.26)252
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Heino Kuhn, 5.2 ov), 2-47 (Hashim Amla, 15.5 ov), 3-52 (Quinton de Kock, 16.5 ov), 4-52 (Faf du Plessis, 16.6 ov), 5-160 (Temba Bavuma, 50.1 ov), 6-160 (Vernon Philander, 50.2 ov), 7-205 (Chris Morris, 65.6 ov), 8-252 (Dean Elgar, 75.5 ov), 9-252 (Kagiso Rabada, 75.6 ov), 10-252 (Morne Morkel, 77.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson1332602.0000
SCJ Broad1644712.9300
TS Roland-Jones1847234.0000
BA Stokes1415123.6404
MM Ali16.154542.7800
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Ben Stokes
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2266
Season2017
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days27,28,29,30,31 July 2017 (5-day match)
Test debut
Tom Westley
Dawid Malan
Toby Roland-Jones
Umpires
Joel Wilson
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Kumar Dharmasena
Reserve Umpire
Neil Mallender
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 171/4 (AN Cook 82*, BA Stokes 21*, 59 ov)
Fri, 28 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 126/8 (T Bavuma 34*, M Morkel 2*, 43 ov)
Sat, 29 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 74/1 (KK Jennings 34*, T Westley 28*, 21.2 ov)
Sun, 30 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 117/4 (D Elgar 72*, T Bavuma 16*, 38 ov)
Mon, 31 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 252 (77.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.5 overs (279 balls), Extras 9
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 184 balls (D Elgar 67, T Bavuma 31, Ex 2)
  • Over 50.1: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - T Bavuma (Upheld)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 160/6 in 50.2 overs (D Elgar 97)
  • D Elgar: 100 off 149 balls (16 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.2 overs (390 balls), Extras 15
  • Lunch: South Africa - 205/7 in 66.0 overs (D Elgar 113)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 73.2 overs (444 balls), Extras 15
  • Over 77.1: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - M Morkel (Upheld)
  • MM Ali took a hat-trick with the wickets of D Elgar, K Rabada, M Morkel
  • DRS was used to confirm M Morkel wicket
Day 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (KK Jennings 18, T Westley 28, Ex 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 31.2 overs (188 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: England - 121/2 in 36.0 overs (T Westley 37, JE Root 19)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (T Westley 14, JE Root 35, Ex 1)
  • England: 150 runs in 46.5 overs (281 balls), Extras 10
  • T Westley: 50 off 119 balls (9 x 4)
  • Lunch: England - 153/2 in 50.0 overs (T Westley 50, JE Root 38)
  • JE Root: 50 off 91 balls (6 x 4)
  • England: 200 runs in 63.4 overs (382 balls), Extras 12
  • Over 63.5: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - DJ Malan (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 210/5 in 66.0 overs (BA Stokes 19, JM Bairstow 5)
  • England: 250 runs in 71.1 overs (427 balls), Extras 14
  • JM Bairstow: 50 off 50 balls (6 x 4)
  • England: 300 runs in 78.1 overs (469 balls), Extras 14
  • Innings Break: England - 313/8 in 79.5 overs (TS Roland-Jones 23)
  • Tea: England - 313/8 in 79.5 overs (TS Roland-Jones 23)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 45/1 in 14.0 overs (D Elgar 23, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.2 overs (100 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 16.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 84/4 in 25.0 overs (D Elgar 49, T Bavuma 6)
  • D Elgar: 50 off 77 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 28.2 overs (173 balls), Extras 8
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (D Elgar 37, T Bavuma 13, Ex 1)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 117/4 in 38.0 overs (D Elgar 72, T Bavuma 16)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 50.2 overs (304 balls), Extras 12
  • T Bavuma: 50 off 111 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 165/9 in 57.0 overs (T Bavuma 52, VD Philander 0)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 175/10 in 58.4 overs (VD Philander 10)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Rain: England - 20/0 in 5.0 overs (AN Cook 6, KK Jennings 10)
  • Lunch: England - 20/0 in 5.0 overs (AN Cook 6, KK Jennings 10)
  • England: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (82 balls), Extras 5
  • Over 15.6: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - KK Jennings (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 74/1 in 21.0 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
  • Rain: England - 74/1 in 21.2 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
  • Tea: England - 74/1 in 21.2 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
  • Rain: England - 74/1 in 21.2 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
  • Wet Ground: England - 74/1 in 21.2 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
  • Rain: England - 74/1 in 21.2 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
  • End Of Day: England - 74/1 in 21.2 overs (KK Jennings 34, T Westley 28)
Day 2
  • Over 64.2: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - AN Cook (Struck down)
  • England: 200 runs in 68.2 overs (410 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: England - 230/5 in 72.0 overs (BA Stokes 48, JM Bairstow 23)
  • BA Stokes: 50 off 72 balls (7 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 48 balls (BA Stokes 25, JM Bairstow 23, Ex 3)
  • England: 250 runs in 76.1 overs (457 balls), Extras 16
  • Reviews used before 80th over: England 1 (0 successful, 1 unsuccessful); South Africa 1 (0 successful, 1 unsuccessful)
  • Second new ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Lunch: England - 269/6 in 86.0 overs (BA Stokes 64, MM Ali 10)
  • Over 90.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - MM Ali (Upheld)
  • England: 300 runs in 95.3 overs (573 balls), Extras 17
  • Drinks: England - 322/8 in 99.0 overs (BA Stokes 84, SCJ Broad 1)
  • BA Stokes: 100 off 144 balls (9 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • England: 350 runs in 102.1 overs (613 balls), Extras 17
  • Innings Break: England - 353/10 in 103.2 overs (JM Anderson 1)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 18/1 in 8.4 overs (HG Kuhn 10)
  • Over 8.4: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - D Elgar (Struck down)
  • Over 8.5: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - HM Amla (Struck down)
  • Over 17.1: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 20.1 overs (121 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 51/6 in 23.3 overs (T Bavuma 1)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 36.5 overs (222 balls), Extras 6
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (T Bavuma 19, K Rabada 29, Ex 3)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 126/8 in 43.0 overs (T Bavuma 34, M Morkel 2)
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Drinks: England - 44/1 in 14.0 overs (AN Cook 28, T Westley 16)
  • Over 18.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - JS Wilson, Batsman - AN Cook (Struck down)
  • England: 50 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (AN Cook 22, T Westley 24, Ex 4)
  • Rain: England - 62/1 in 22.1 overs (AN Cook 34, T Westley 24)
  • Lunch: England - 62/1 in 22.1 overs (AN Cook 34, T Westley 24)
  • England: 100 runs in 29.1 overs (175 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: England - 109/2 in 36.0 overs (AN Cook 47, JE Root 27)
  • Rain: England - 114/3 in 39.3 overs (AN Cook 49, DJ Malan 0)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 128 balls (6 x 4)
  • Tea: England - 149/4 in 52.0 overs (AN Cook 72, BA Stokes 10)
  • Rain: England - 149/4 in 52.0 overs (AN Cook 72, BA Stokes 10)
  • England: 150 runs in 52.4 overs (316 balls), Extras 12
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (AN Cook 28, BA Stokes 21, Ex 2)
  • Rain: England - 171/4 in 59.0 overs (AN Cook 82, BA Stokes 21)
  • End Of Day: England - 171/4 in 59.0 overs (AN Cook 82, BA Stokes 21)