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Keaton Jennings and Tom Westley extend England's lead but rain halts progress against South Africa - The Independent

There was none of the tension here of day one, or the drama of day two, but England pushed further ahead at the Oval today for as long as the weather allowed them. This was not a classic day of Test cricket; it was not even a day. There were just over ...and more »

England v South Africa: Moeen Ali hat-trick wraps up hosts' victory - BBC Sport

England's Moeen Ali took a hat-trick to wrap up a 239-run victory over South Africa in the third Test at The Oval. The off-spinner had Dean Elgar, who made 136, caught at slip, Kagiso Rabada dismissed in the same manner then trapped Morne Morkel lbw on ...and more »

England move further ahead but Keaton Jennings' missed opportunity leaves his own Test career hanging in the balance - The Independent

Keaton Jennings failed to take his last chance with yet another missed opportunity here at the Oval leaving his Test career hanging in the balance. With the game firmly in England's grasp all eyes were on the under-fire opener to see if he could arrest ...and more »

Stuart Broad compares Ben Stokes to Andrew Flintoff after inspired spell puts England within sight of victory - The Independent

Stuart Broad compared Ben Stokes to Andrew Flintoff after watching the England all-rounder's two wickets in two balls put them on the verge of victory in the third Test at The Oval. Stokes removed the dangerous Quinton de Kock and then skipper Faf du ...and more »

Toby Roland-Jones hails influence of England veterans James Anderson and Stuart Broad on unforgettable debut - The Independent

Toby Roland-Jones thanked England's new-ball stalwarts for helping cool his nerves and turn in an unforgettable first spell in Test cricket. The Middlesex seamer made a significant statement on day two of his debut appearance, dismantling South Africa ...and more »

England move closer to victory over South Africa despite Dean Elgar's defiant century - The Independent

To review or not review, that is the question or at least it was on the final morning of the third Test here at The Oval. First came the non-review which would have for a differing gut feeling from Joe Root seen centurion Dean Elgar sent back to the ...and more »

England forced to take early tea after extending lead over South Africa to 252 - The Independent

England extended their lead against South Africa to 252 on Saturday afternoon before they were forced off again by rain, prompting an early tea break. After bowling South Africa out for 175 this morning England had moved onto to 74 for one before they ...and more »

Keaton Jennings shows grit to boost England's lead against South Africa - Express.co.uk

That's when you discover the mettle of a player. That's when the drama of cricket can be at its most compelling for a crowd wrapped in sweaters and jackets. That's how it was for Keaton Jennings yesterday, with every cricket lover in the land watching ...and more »

England recall Steven Finn to replace injured Mark Wood for England's fourth Test against South Africa - The Independent

Steven Finn has replaced injured fast bowling colleague Mark Wood in the only change to England's squad for the fourth and final test against South Africa, starting on Friday at Old Trafford. Toby Roland-Jones made his debut in the third test victory ...and more »

South Africa require world record chase after Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root power England to imposing total - The Independent

South Africa require a world record 492 as England prepare to begin their quest for the 10 wickets they need to win the third Test at the Oval. Joe Root followed debutant Tom Westley to fifty for the ninth Test in row as the hosts amassed 313-8dec ...and more »