Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Amla- Key for South Africa


Century partnerships in this series for South Africa. Hashim Amla has been involved in three of those.

All Rounder Moeen


Number of cricketers from England to score 200 runs and take 20 wickets in a series. Flintoff was the last to achieve this in the 2005 Ashes

Tough Ask for SA


Number of successful chases over 300 at Old Trafford. Highest successful chase was when England beat New Zealand in 2008 by scoring 294/4 .

Morkel v Cook


Number of times Morne Morkel has dismissed Alastair Cook in Tests. Morkel has dismissed him 4 times this series conceding 93 runs from 201 balls.

Moeen 's Best


Wickets taken by Moeen Ali this series - Most he has taken in a Test series. Previously he had taken 19 against India in 2014

Roland Jones vs Amla


Number of times Amla has been dismissed by Toby Roland Jones from the 21 balls he has faced. Amla averages 2.33 against Jones.

Opening Woes continue


Avg runs added by the openers from South Africa in their last 13 innings.During this period the highest stand has been 21.

Unlucky Bairstow


Number of players from England to be dismissed for 99 in a Test.This is the second instance where Bairstow was dismissed in the nineties against SA

Mr Consistent


Number of consecutive matches in which Joe Root has scored a Test fifty. He equals the record for England previously held by John Edrich who scored 10 between 1969-71.

5000 and counting


Number of innings taken by Joe Root to score 5000 Test runs - Fifth fastest from England to this feat. Hobbs, Hammond, Barrington and Hutton got there earlier.

Not a Happy Hunting ground


Last instance of South Africa winning a Test at Old Trafford,Manchester. In 9 Tests they have won 1,lost 4 and drawn 4.