The first test at Oval was a total humiliation for England, which somehow got obscured by the fanfare of Olympics. The visitors bagged an innings and 12 runs victory over their hosts, preoccupied with the Olympicas. This was fifth test match loss for the home team, including a stunning 3-0 whitewash at the hands of Pakistan.
If the hosts want to come back to the series, they will have to show their mettle real hard.
The probable squds from both side include:
England: AJ Strauss*, JM Anderson, IR Bell, TT Bresnan, SCJ Broad, AN Cook, ST Finn, G Onions, KP Pietersen, MJ Prior†, GP Swann, JWA Taylor, IJL Trott
South Africa: GC Smith*, AB de Villiers, HM Amla, JP Duminy, F du Plessis, Imran Tahir, JH Kallis, JA Morkel, M Morkel, AN Petersen, RJ Peterson, VD Philander, JA Rudolph, DW Steyn, TL Tsolekile†, LL Tsotsobe
The match is scheduled from August2-6 2012 daily at 10:00 GMT at Headingley, Leeds.
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