A brilliant 5th day summed the whole game for both teams. England on top and South Africa not at their best. At the 100th test at the Oval it was sure to be an absolute thriller. It all started off with Temba Bavuma and Dean Elgar, with Elgar resuming on a very, very respectable… Continue reading Magnificent Moeen punishes poor Proteas
England dominate day 4 of the 3rd Test between them and South Africa. Some brilliant bowling and big-time batting has put the home side in the driving seat heading into the 5th Day. England headed into the 4th on 72-1 with Westley on 28 and Jennings on 33. Jennings made 48 before he was… Continue reading 3rd Test : Day 4 v South Africa
Two exhilarating days of test cricket ended up belonging to England. Performances from Tobias Skelton Roland-Jones and Ben Stokes have given the home team the upper hand heading into the final two days at the Oval. Day 2 got off to a bad start for England losing Cook after he only added seven… Continue reading 3rd Test : Day 2 & 3
A rain affected first day at the Oval was highlighted by Alastair Cook’s brilliant 82 not out. The day started with England handing debuts to Toby Roland-Jones, Tom Westley and Dawid Malan. England won the toss and elected to bat but this did not look like a great plan when Jennings fell for a… Continue reading 3rd Test: Day 1, vs South Africa
1st t20 Brilliant Bairstow Sinks South Africa Wow, wow, wow. What a game. A brilliant England bowling performance and an equally good England batting performance it was all England in the 9-wicket victory. Let’s start at the beginning, first ball in fact, JJ Smuts plays Willy’s bowling on to his own stumps. Then… Continue reading 1st & 2nd t20
Now the question on everybody’s lips are who is going to win the champions trophy? Now the Premier League is over we can turn to other major sporting events. The favourites, England? A great series win over South Africa have put England into a great position heading into the tournament. Also with the “easier”… Continue reading Champions trophy time!