England bowled out South Africa for Monday for 274 runs to take their 4th test in 191 runs at The Wanderers and ensure a clear victory in the 3-1 series.
The home team crumbled in the evening session despite the threats of providing stoic resistance earlier that day, Mark Wood took four buckets.
- After losing 1st Test, England came back to win the following 3 matches for a stunning 3-1 victory
- Rassie van der Dussen finished in the last rounds but missed 100-by-2 rounds for South Africa.
- Vernon Philander has played his final test at Wanderers and will no longer be part of international cricket
England finished the job with a day’s replacement with South Africa well below its 466-ride goal in the fourth-innings test run.
The success is a big boost for a young English team, which faced several obstacles during a tough tour and answers concerns about the captain of Joe Root.
In South Africa, it was 108 years low when the last 9 tests lost the worst time following 10 losses in 11 tests in 1910-1912 for the 8th time.
Wood took 4-54 and Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes claimed two additional wickets for England, taking the six last wickets in South Africa for 39 runs.
In 98, just five balls after Captain Faf du Plessis had bowled for 35 before he was trickled into easy catching.
After South Africa 90-2 at lunch was their 92-long stand for the third wicket, which kept unlikely home hopes alive.
Quinton de Kock hit another swashbuckling strike, but the game was over for 39 runs with 8 wickets.
Batsmen from South Africa finished every argument that they tried to flap the game off after tea in 180-4.