A brilliant six-wicket haul by Stuart Broad dismantled South Africa for 83 in their second innings as England chased down the paltry target of 74 runs in 22.4 overs to inflict a seven-wicket defeat on the Proteas thereby finishing the third Test within three days and sealing the four-match series 2-0.
Joe Root led England's charge with an unbeaten hundred to push the total to 238 for five, trailing South Africa by 75 runs at stumps after the Proteas were bowled out for 313 runs in their first innings on the second day of the third Test in Johannesburg which ended early due to bad light.
Farokh Engineer and Geoffrey Boycott both graced county and international cricket for a number of years, and although Engineer says Boycott was technically outstanding, he took great pleasure in getting the English batsman out.
South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn will sit out of the third Test against England in Johannesburg after failing to fully recover from the shoulder injury he sustained in the series opener in Durban.
England and Lancashire fast bowler James Anderson was recently on hand to launch the Toyota Future Of Cricket project which invited young people to come up with ideas of how to improve the game in Battersea.
Former England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham feels that Ben Stokes is a better player than he was at the age of 24 after smashing a record breaking double hundred against South Africa in the second Test in Cape Town.