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
Ben Stokes
England
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alastair Cook lbw b Morkel8820030010044.00
Keaton Jennings c Elgar b Philander0917000.00
Tom Westley c du Plessis b Morris2550905050.00
Joe Root (c)c †de Kock b Philander2956714051.78
Dawid Malan  b Rabada11729005.88
Ben Stokes c Rabada b Morkel1121532769473.20
Jonny Bairstow c du Plessis b Rabada3652766069.23
Moeen Ali c †de Kock b Morkel1640411040.00
Toby Roland-Jones lbw b Maharaj25253541100.00
Stuart Broad c Amla b Rabada313160023.07
James Anderson not out 15130020.00
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 (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
Morne Morkel28.277032.4714110000
Vernon Philander1763221.88874010
Kagiso Rabada2648533.261097000
Keshav Maharaj1516114.06665400
Chris Morris1719115.356313120
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones833381024.24
Heino Kuhn lbw b Roland-Jones1524503062.50
Hashim Amla c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones615241040.00
Quinton de Kock c Stokes b Roland-Jones1721303080.95
Faf du Plessis (c)lbw b Anderson17240014.28
Temba Bavuma c †Bairstow b Roland-Jones521201978043.33
Chris Morris c & b Anderson22726007.40
Keshav Maharaj c Cook b Stokes58120062.50
Kagiso Rabada  b Broad3049584061.22
Morne Morkel c Cook b Anderson1739743043.58
Vernon Philander not out 1011172090.90
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
James Anderson1362531.92673000
Stuart Broad1554412.93759001
Toby Roland-Jones16.445753.427510000
Ben Stokes712613.71303001
Joe Root20502.5080000
Moeen Ali51901.80220000
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alastair Cook  b Morkel729381024.13
Keaton Jennings c Morris b Rabada48781149061.53
Tom Westley st †de Kock b Maharaj5914120111041.84
Joe Root (c)c Morkel b Maharaj50941316053.19
Dawid Malan lbw b Morris1018342055.55
Ben Stokes  b Morris3138652181.57
Jonny Bairstow c Rabada b Maharaj63587261108.62
Moeen Ali run out (Bavuma)841110200.00
Toby Roland-Jones not out 23192402121.05
Extras(lb 11, w 3)14
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 3.92)313/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (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
Morne Morkel1964412.31967010
Vernon Philander1535403.606910010
Kagiso Rabada1845613.11776000
Chris Morris1107026.363610100
Keshav Maharaj13.525033.61544100
Dean Elgar302809.3351200
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 492 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Heino Kuhn  b Broad1117232064.70
Dean Elgar c Stokes b Ali13622833220059.64
Hashim Amla c Root b Roland-Jones537490013.51
Quinton de Kock  b Stokes5651083.33
Faf du Plessis (c)lbw b Stokes013000.00
Temba Bavuma lbw b Roland-Jones32971442032.98
Vernon Philander lbw b Roland-Jones012000.00
Chris Morris c Stokes b Ali2452644046.15
Keshav Maharaj not out 2426475092.30
Kagiso Rabada c Stokes b Ali011000.00
Morne 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
James Anderson1332602.00643000
Stuart Broad1644712.93766000
Toby Roland-Jones1847234.007811000
Ben Stokes1415123.64637004
Moeen Ali16.154542.78787000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Season2017
Player Of The Match
Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2266
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 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Dawid Malan
Dawid Malan
Toby Roland-Jones
Toby Roland-Jones
Tom Westley
Tom Westley
Umpires
Pakistan Image
Aleem Dar
West Indies Image
Joel Wilson
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Kumar Dharmasena
Reserve Umpire
England Image
Neil Mallender
Match Referee
Sri Lanka Image
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 171/4 (Alastair Cook 82*, Ben Stokes 21*, 59 ov)
Fri, 28 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 126/8 (Temba Bavuma 34*, Morne Morkel 2*, 43 ov)
Sat, 29 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 74/1 (Keaton Jennings 34*, Tom Westley 28*, 21.2 ov)
Sun, 30 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 117/4 (Dean Elgar 72*, Temba Bavuma 16*, 38 ov)
Mon, 31 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 252 (77.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
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)
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 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 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 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