The second day’s play within the third males’s Check between England and South Africa at The Oval is not going to happen on Friday following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Play on day one at The Oval was rained out simply earlier than the Check was set to begin
- The England and Wales Cricket Board is speaking to the British authorities about what to do with the remainder of the sport
- Queen Elizabeth II was honoured as a dignitary at many cricket matches throughout her decades-long reign
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) stated it was discussing the state of affairs with the British authorities and would offer an replace about the remainder of the Check sooner or later.
“Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Friday’s play between England and South Africa on the Oval is not going to happen,” the ECB stated in a press release.
The opening day was washed out as a consequence of rain.
England gained the toss and put South Africa in to bat just for a bathe to comb in and put a cease to proceedings minutes earlier than the gamers took to the sector.
A irritating day of covers on and off adopted earlier than an official announcement got here at 3:45pm native time saying no play could be attainable.
The sequence is stage at 1-1, with each Exams ending inside three days.
South Africa gained the primary by an innings and 12 runs at Lord’s solely to be hammered by an innings and 85 runs within the second at Outdated Trafford.
England have introduced in debutant batsman Harry Brook to interchange Jonny Bairstow, who suffered a critical leg damage taking part in golf final week.
South Africa, who misplaced Rassie van der Dussen with a fractured finger and Lungi Ngidi as a precaution, made 4 adjustments from the second check.
Ryan Rickelton, Khaya Zondo, Wiaan Mulder and Marco Jansen are in, with Aiden Markram and Simon Harmer the others to make method.