Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

Catch the best moments of the Day 1 of the third Test between England and South Africa at The Oval.

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Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1
Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

Rain cut short the Day 1 proceedings of the third Test between England and South Africa. AP

Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

England's Alastair Cook was resolute as wickets tumbled at the other end and remained unbeaten on 82. AP

Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

England opener Keaton Jennings' struggle continued as Vernon Philander dismissed him for 0. AP

Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

South Africa's Vernon Philander had a stomach bug but was still the pick of the bowlers. His figures were: 12-5-17-2. AP

Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

England's Joe Root leaves the pitch after being caught by South Africa's Quinton de Kock, who dived to his right and took a one-handed catch. AP

Alastair Cook fights lone battle as Vernon Philander threat unsettles England on Day 1

England's Dawid Malan debut Test innings wasn't ideal as he was undone by a searing Kagiso Rabada yorker. AP

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