Third Test between England and South Africa to resume on Saturday | Cricket News

LONDON: Englandis the third and decisive Test against South Africa at The oval will resume on Saturday after the second day was postponed on Friday following the death of Queen Elizabeth.
“Cricket will resume on Saturday to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and honor her life and remarkable service,” said the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said.

In a statement, the ECB said domestic and recreational cricket matches would also go ahead as scheduled over the weekend, in line with official national mourning guidelines.
The England Women’s Twenty20 against India will also continue.
Rugby will also continue on weekends, but the soccer association said all matches in England would be postponed.
The ECB said a minute’s silence would be observed at The Oval, followed by the national anthem.
“All players and coaches will wear black armbands. Branded inventory will be replaced with messages honoring cricket to the Queen,” the ECB said.
The decider’s opening day was washed out by rain on Thursday. The series is locked at 1-1.

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