SOUTH AFRICA TOUR OF ENGLAND: SERIES OF THREE TEST MATCHES
After concluding the limited over format, the host England will be facing their opponents South Africa in a three test match series. This test match series shall begin on 17th August, 2022. The three tests promise a nail-biting contest as both the teams have world-class players. The final test match will be completed on September, 12 2022. This long series of three test matches will surely unfold exciting events on the cricket field. In this article, the viewers can find all the relevant information regarding this test series to be played between South Africa and England.
Teammates celebrating after dismissing their opponents.
A TUSSLE BETWEEN TWO GIANTS
Both England and South Africa are well known for their endurance, resilience and competitiveness, so making winning- prediction of any kind can be a slippery matter. However, the series undoubtedly is a festival for all the cricket fans. The England team will be lead by Ben Stokes, a skipper under whose leadership England has won four consecutive test matches. So, Stokes’s team will leave no stone unturned to win this series as well.
But the battle gets thrilling as England now will be facing South Africa who stands atop at the World Test Cricket Rankings. Underestimating their enemy or taking their victories for granted would be the last thing England would want to do. Moreover, the South African team will be lead by Dean Elgar who is a well known in the cricket world. (To read about the challenging persona of Elgar, read:- https://theprint.in/sport/sa-captain-dean-elgar-puts-forward-a-challenge-for-england-batters/1082542/)
So, whereas England will be looking forward to continue their juggernaut of winning, South Africa will aim to stay at the top of world rankings. The test is tough for both the teams.
SCHEDULE OF THE SERIES:-
The test series will began soon after the ongoing series on 3 T20s will be concluded. This 3 Test Match Series is scheduled to begin from August 17, 2022. The series will be wrapped up on September 08, 2022. Between the starting and conclusion, the second test will be conducted on August 25, 2022. All three tests shall be conducted at different locations which gives players an unpredictable pitch to play on. The first test will be played at The Lord’s Stadium London; the second at The Old Trafford, Manchester; the third at The Oval, London.
Regarding the timings of the all the three tests, all the matches will be played at 3:30 PM Indian Standard Timings.
The viewers can find the schedule of all the three matches in the following chart:-
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|August 17 (Wednesday)||England vs South Africa, 1st Test||The Lord’s Stadium, London||3:30 PM|
|August 25 (Thursday)||England vs South Africa, 2nd Test||The Old Trafford, Manchester||3:30 PM|
|September 8 (Thursday)||England vs South Africa, 3rd Test||The Oval, London||3:30 PM|
A PERFECT GIFT FOR THE CRICKET FANS:-
This test series is a perfect gift for the cricket fans for it surely is a clash of the giants. There will be an excellent display of the cricket and the rivalries will be thrilling to watch. We strongly suggest you to not miss this one. Set a reminder for 17 August 2022; the time is 3:30 PM (IST).
For more updates, stay tuned.