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611dThe Wisden Bulletin by Martin Williamson

England roar back to square the series

A packed fifth-day crowd crammed into The Oval to see England blow away the South African tail inside an hour and then knocked off the 110 runs needed to win the match - and square the series - 41 minutes into the afternoon

611dThe Wisden Verdict by Freddie Auld

Comings, goings, and staying puts

The comeback kids: Graham Thorpe and Marcus Trescothick pile on the agony © Getty Images What is it about The Oval and England comebacks

611dRoving Reporter by Freddie Auld at The Oval

The ghost of Grace

As the thousands flocked to The Oval this morning, the majority eager to see England continue yesterday evening's fightback, not many will have known that today, September 6, is the 123rd anniversary of the start of the very first Test in England

611dThe Wisden Bulletin by Steven Lynch

England fight back

Regular bulletins from the second day's play in the 5th and final Test at The Oval

611dThe Wisden Bulletin by Freddie Auld

Glorious Gibbs gives South Africa control

An astonishing display of non-stop shotmaking from Herschelle Gibbs blazed South Africa into command against England, on the first day of the fifth npower Test match at The Oval