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South Africa was defeated by England nine wickets in South Africa's third Test. This victory and series is after Zak Crawley’s amazing knock.

ZAK CRAWLEY hit the winning runs and scored a magnificent 69 not out as England defeated South Africa by nine wickets.

This was the end of day three of the Test at the Oval.

England won the World Cup with victory at the crease thanks to Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley and Zak Coates

Crawley scored the winning runs and moved on to an unbeaten record 69

That secured a 2-1 win over the Proteas in the summer series.

England had only 33 runs left after Alex Lees and Crawley returned to the crease today, following a stoppage of play due to bad light.

Lees couldn't quite manage a win of ten wickets, as he lost on 39.

Kagiso Rabada seemed to have half-heartedly appealed for one that caught the England opener on his thigh.

The replays also showed that three reds were seen and Lees was still in the dressing room.

He was so busy getting his pads off, let alone taking a shower, that he barely had the time to join Ollie Pope in the middle.

Crawley was in desperate need for runs in the final Test this summer and delivered the final boundary to get England to the finish line with a quick-fire run of 69 from just 57 balls.

The poignant Test match that began on Saturday after the rain and the death of Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered for many reasons, including the singing of God Save The Kings before play began.

It will however be one that the batters will never forget.

The Oval pitch was favoured by the bowlers with totals of 118 and 158 in the first three innings, and a single 50.

Stuart Broad and Ollie Robinson each took seven wickets, while South Africa's speedsters Marco Jansen and Rabada managed five each.

It was England's skittling through tourists that allowed them to win the match and the series. They only needed 130 for the victory.

They won with one wicket falling and gave a strong end to Test cricket in Australia. Next up is the trip to Sri Lanka.

More to come...