The visitors later came out all guns blazing to outclass South Africa in both of their innings.
Captain Joe Root led from the front as ruthless England took 10 wickets on Sunday to move to the brink of victory in the third Test with South Africa reeling on 102-6 in their second innings. Root claimed Test-best figures of 4-31 and was ably assisted by Stuart Broad and Mark Wood as South Africa ended the fourth day still 188 runs adrift.Jan 20, 2020, 12:17 PM IST
The charge was levelled by on-field umpires Rod Tucker and Bruce Oxenford and third umpire Joel Wilson as well as fourth umpire Allahudien Paleker.Jan 17, 2020, 16:46 PM IST
England captain Joe Root has picked up a stomach bug and missed practice on Sunday for the third Test against South Africa.Jan 12, 2020, 18:09 PM IST
South Africa won the first Test by 107 runs and lead the four-Test series 1-0.
In a major blow to England, opening batsman Rory Burns has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against South Africa due to a left ankle injury.Jan 03, 2020, 11:16 AM IST
Ben Stokes was presented with the award by Princess Royal and former Manchester United and Scotland footballer Denis Law. Previous winners of the award have included Andy Murray, Jonny Wilkinson and Steve Redgrave.Dec 16, 2019, 17:24 PM IST
On the fourth day of the second and final Test at the Seddon Park, Joe Root played a brilliant knock of 226 against the Black Caps. He reached the 200-run milestone with a risky single with batting partner Ollie Pope slow off the mark and only keeping his wicket when the New Zealand throw at the stumps went wide.Dec 02, 2019, 13:07 PM IST
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is doubtful for the upcoming second Test of the two-match series against New Zealand after sustaining a back spasm.Nov 28, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
Joe Root underwhelmed with the bat in England`s defeat by New Zealand in the first test at Mount Maunganui on Monday, scoring two runs in the first innings and 11 in the second as the tourists were trounced by an innings and 65 runs.Nov 26, 2019, 12:53 PM IST
Australia won the fourth Test in Manchester last week to move 2-1 ahead and retain the Ashes but the hosts battled back at The Oval to deny the touring side their first Test series win in England since 2001.Sep 16, 2019, 06:47 AM IST
Denly fell six runs short of his maiden Test century and Ben Stokes made a sparkling 67 in bright sunshine at The Oval to put England in a strong position to level the series at 2-2.Sep 15, 2019, 00:07 AM IST
Put in to bat by Australia on Thursday at the Kia Oval, England were pegged back from a strong position at 103-1 after lunch as all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ran through the middle order to leave the hosts reeling at 271/8 at stumps on Day 1.
Medium-pacer Mitchell Marsh took four wickets to boost Australia`s bid to secure a 3-1 series win after their captain Tim Paine won the toss and surprisingly sent England in to bat.Sep 12, 2019, 23:55 PM IST
Captain Root was dropped three times in a sloppy fielding performance by the Australians, who have retained the Ashes and are bidding to secure a 3-1 victory in the series.Sep 12, 2019, 21:03 PM IST
England, who clinched a miraculous win in the third Test, failed to keep up their spirit and came out with a below-par performance, especially with the bat, at Old Trafford as they lost the match by 185 runs.
England and Australia will now lock horns in a dead rubber fifth and final Test of the Ashes series at the Oval on September 12.Sep 09, 2019, 11:13 AM IST
England were left rattled in the very first over of their second innings with Pat Cummins dismissing Rory Burns and Joe Root off consecutive deliveries.Sep 08, 2019, 00:46 AM IST
England still need 98 runs to avoid following on and that will be no formality after Hazlewood undid so much of the good work from Rory Burns (81) and Joe Root (71) earlier in the day.Sep 07, 2019, 00:17 AM IST
England lost opener Joe Denly for four, brilliantly caught by Matthew Wade at short leg after he fended off a rising delivery from Pat Cummins to leave them struggling on 23-1 at the close.Sep 06, 2019, 00:16 AM IST