England go into lunch at 269/6 against South Africa

England go into lunch at 269/6 against South Africa

And he once again had to leave the field on Friday after bowling five overs, although he did leave with figures of 2/32 from his 17 overs.

The 25-year-old Durham left-hander, England-qualified through his mother and by residence, almost fell cheaply again to another slip catch by Dean Elgar off Vernon Philander only for an edge on six to be dropped on this occasion.

Alastair Cook is still waiting for his first Test century of the summer after he was dismissed by Morne Morkel yet again.

The seamer had got rid of opener Keaton Jennings and captain Joe Root in bowler-friendly conditions on the first morning as England battled against the swinging ball.

England vs South Africa Live Cricket Score and Updates: England go into lunch at 269/6 with Ben Stokes still at the crease at 64 with Moeen Ali (10*) South Africa at The Oval.

Vernon Philander has been passed fit to bat for South Africa as they try to avoid a follow-on in the third Test against England at The Oval today.

And he then produced an even better cover-driven four off James Anderson, with England's record Test wicket-taker hit on the up.

And all by Roland-Jones: two with catches behind the wicket, another in the gully and a leg-before.

Bavuma's edge to the third man boundary off Roland-Jones saw him complete a hard-earned fifty off 111 balls, including eight fours.

But Bavuma was out soon afterwards, edging a good length Roland-Jones ball to wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow.

This four-match series is level at 1-1 after England won the first Test at Lord's by 211 runs before South Africa bounced back to take the second at Trent Bridge by 340 runs.

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