u-Elgar ushaye ikhulu lesishagalombili ngaphambi kokuthi i-England inqobe ngama-runs angu-239

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31:  Dean Elgar of South Africa celebrates reaching his century during the 3rd Investec Test between England and South Africa at The Kia Oval on July 31, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Dean Elgar of South Africa celebrates reaching his century during the 3rd Investec Test between England and South Africa at The Kia Oval on July 31, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

u-Dean Elgar uhlanganise ikhulu lakhe lesishagalombili kanye nelesithathu onyakeni ukulondoloza okuzokwenzeka ngaphambi kokuthi i-England inqobe umdlalo wesithathu we-Test bedlala nama-Standard Bank Proteas ngama-runs angu-239 e-The Oval e-London ngoMsombuluko kunesikhathi esiningi esisele kanye nama-overs.

u-Elgar uyena ohamba phambili kwikhilikithi yama-Test kulonyaka (762 nge-average engu-50.80) futhi isikhathi eside kubukeke sengathi angaphinda lokhu akwenza edlala ne-England ekhaya njengoba adlala umdlalo wonke e-Sahara Stadium Kingsmead.

Bekungafanele, kodwa, ube umuntu wesishagalombili ophumile ngo-136 (228 balls, 20 fours) futhi ukuphuma kwakhe kucacise ukuphela kwe-innings njengoba ekhishwe u-Moeen Ali ngebhola lokuqala le-hat trick ukuqeda umdlalo.

u-Elgar uqale wahlanganisa i-partnership engama-runs angu-108 nge-wicket yesihlanu no-Temba Bavuma ngaphambi kokuthi u-Bavuma (32 off 97 balls, 2 fours) kanye no-Vernon Philander baphume ngebhola lokuqala, besekusele kancane ukuthi kuphele.

u-Ali (4/45) uphose kahle kwi-England kwathi u-Toby Roland-Jones waqeda enama-wicket ayisishagalombili emdlalweni wakhe wokuqala.

i-England isingaphambili ngo-2-1 kule-series enemidlalo emine, umdlalo wokugcina uzodlalelwa e-Old Trafford kusukela ngoLwesihlanu. i-England isiyigcinile i-Basil D’Oliveira Trophy abayinqoba e-South Africa ngonyaka odlulile.

Umdlali we-England, u-Ben Stokes ubizwe nge-Man of the Match ngekhulu lakhe le-innings yokuqala kanye nokuphosa i-spell esihle ngobusuku besine.