Don't forget to read Andrew Miller's bulletin, which is being furiously hacked out as we speak, check out the gallery and discuss all the drama on our Facebook page. That's it from me, Sahil, and I hope you'll join us again on Boxing day for the second Test, until then, have a very merry Christmas.
Graeme Smith looks happy and confident, despite coming so close and, rather touchingly, wishes the country a 'safe Christmas'.
Strauss describes it as a 'crazy last hour' and Swann looks more relieved than thrilled as he collects his man-of-the-match award, saying "we're single handedly keeping Test cricket alive".
Makhaya Ntini is awarded, slightly bizarrely, with a personalised beer-fridge, to commemorate his 100th Test as he sounds positive looking ahead to the Boxing day Test.
Ian Bishop, heading the presentation ceremony declares we have witnessed "the best of Test match cricket today," and how right he is.
South Africa were superb, they recognised the slightest hint of an opportunity when Pietersen ran himself out, and burst through to open up the Test match.
Graeme Swann, who saved Strauss's blushes in South Africa's first innings, with five wickets before rescuing England from 242 for 8, with a sparkling 85, is awarded man of the match for his efforts.
Well, what sublime Test-match drama. At tea England were entertaining thoughts of a late run chase, with Pietersen and Trott going along well. Then a suicidal run out and some inspired new-ball bowling from Freidel de Wet on debut, blasted through England's middle order and tail. Collingwood, a man cut entirely from steel, stood firm throughout.
Morkel moves in from mid off to a catching position on the off side
Well, after a spell of 7 overs 3 for 11, de Wet gives way to Ntini, in his 100th Test, for the final over.
Onions fiddles with his arm guard and looks nervous, as well he might
Man comes up very close on the off side
Collingwood and Onions convene for a crisis meeting, how will they get this run?
South Africa want to prevent the single, fine leg is up
When will Collingwood take the single?