The England and South Africa Test series has been setup nicely for a stunning finish at the Oval. The game will begin from September 8th. Here, we take a look at the pitch report of Kennington Oval and the weather conditions in London for the ENG vs SA Test match.
South Africa won the first game and England levelled the series in the second encounter. Both the matches were won by the teams by an innings. Hence, it will be interesting to see who comes out on top in the third game. For the fans of the game, they can expect some entertainment for the next few days in London.
Jonny Bairstow is unavailable and this will be a big blow for England. This English summer, he has was in top form and was set to play a massive role in the final game. With him not playing, England will need their established batters to take more responsibility. This will be the main focus for the hosts in the third match. After this, England would travel to Pakistan. From there, they would fly to Australia for 2022 T20 World Cup.
Kennington Oval, London pitch report for ENG vs SA 2022
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The Oval has, so far, hosted 103 Test Matches. Hence, there is enough data for teams to work on their strategies for the match. The obvious option for the skipper winning the toss will be to bat first.
L Hutton’s 364 in 1938 is the highest individual score on this ground while Devon Malcolm’s 9/57 in 1994 is the best bowling show in an innings. Like most England tracks, this pitch will also be favourable to the pace bowlers.
London weather conditions for ENG vs SA 2022
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Conditions in England always threaten for the happening of a cricket game without any interruptions. The same will be the case for the third Test between England and South Africa.
Barring the upcoming Saturday and Sunday, there could be rain for the rest of the three days of the Test match. The temperature is likely to be around 20 Degrees Celsius for the encounter.