England team. PC- Getty Images
England team. PC- Getty Images

England take on South Africa in the third and final Test match at The Oval starting from September 8. The series is level at 1-1 after South Africa won the first Test and the hosts came back to win the second. The series is nicely poised for the series decider now in London. 

Meanwhile, the first day’s play at the Oval was abandoned due to the unfortunate demise of Queen Elizabeth II. She aged 96 on her deathbed.

Queen Elizabeth II
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“ Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Friday’s play between England and South Africa Men at The Oval, along with all scheduled matches in the Rachel Heyhoe Flint Trophy, will not take place. For fixtures beyond Friday, updates will be provided in due course. For background, we are working with other sports and Govt and will share more info as it all unfold” read a statement from the ECB. 

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Ben Stokes PC- Getty

Ben Stokes scored 103 and took four wickets in the second Test to make this a memorable game for himself. England won the Test match by an innings and 85 runs to make a storming comeback into the series. Stokes had retired from ODI cricket after the second ODI against South Africa at the start of this tour.

ENG vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between England And South Africa, South Africa Tour Of England 2022, 3rd Test

England vs South Africa Head To Head In Tests

England vs South Africa 2nd Test
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Total number of matches played: 155

Matches won by ENG: 65

Matches won by SA: 35

Recent Venue Records (Kennington Oval)

The Oval
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STATS – TEST

Total matches 103

Matches won batting first 38

Matches won bowling first 28

Average 1st Inns scores 347

Average 2nd Inns scores 305

Average 3rd Inns scores 238

Average 4th Inns scores 157

Highest total recorded 903/7 (335.2 Ov) by ENG vs AUS

Lowest total recorded 44/10 (26 Ov) by AUS vs ENG

Who Will Score Most Runs For South Africa: Dean Elgar / Aiden Markram 

Who Will Take Most Wickets For South Africa: Lungi Ngidi / Anrich Nortje

Who Will Score Most Runs For England: Joe Root/ Ben Stokes

Who Will Take Most Wickets For England: Stuart Broad / James Anderson

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England dominated South Africa in the second Test winning by an innings and 85 runs and look the favourites to win the third Test and the series. 

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