SouthAfrican Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton De Kock blistering 95 and outstanding bowling performances help them to embrace England at Centurion Cricket ground.
England won the toss and set SouthAfrica to bat first, the start was not much impressive as they lost their first wicket at the very first ball of the match, D Elgar went caught behind the stumps by James Anderson for Duck.
England bowled out host team for 284 runs.
SA Wicketkeeper Batsman Quinton de Kock played an exceptional knock of 95 runs, Zubaira Hamza 39, VD Philander 35 and D Pretorius played 33 run innings.
English seamer Stuart Broad 4, SM Curran 4, JM Anderson 1 and Jeffery Archer took 1 wicket.
In return of 281 runs, England team got out only for 181 runs, Jon Denly scored 50, while Benstokes and Joe roots played 35 and 29 runs innings respectively.
VD Philander took 4 wickets.
SA top batting order collapsed again in second innings as they lost their 4 wickets just for 62, Middle orders players played responsibly and lead SA to 272 runs.
While chasing the 376 runs target English openers got a confident start and make 92 runs partnership, but a silly shot by DP Sibley at KA Maharaj delivery proved to be a big mistake and he got out for 27 runs.
England team got out at 268 runs,
K Rabada took 4 wickets and A Nortje took 3 Wickets.
Quinton De Kock awarded by “Man Of The Match” award as of his extraordinary performance throughout the match, SA lead the 4 match test series for 1-0