17 wickets fall in action-packed day


Aryan Surana

England enjoyed the ascendancy for the better part of Day 3 of the third Test at The Oval but South Africa hit back with wickets in the final session to keep the hosts' advantage in check. In what is effectively a three-day Test – the opening day was abandoned due to persistent rain and the second day was suspended after the death of Queen Elizabeth II – England bowled South Africa out for just 118 thanks to Ollie Robinson's third Test fifer and Stuart Broad's four-wicket haul. Ollie Pope led England's response with a counter-punching fifty but quick wickets left the home team at 154/7 at Stumps on Saturday, with Marco Jansen being the wrecker-in-chief.