Stuart Broad's 6 for 17 routed South Africa for 83 to give England a seven-wicket win at The Wanderers and an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series
Victory in South Africa has added another mighty notch to Alastair Cook's burgeoning captaincy CV, but his team are still at the beginning of their journey
The series arrived in Johannesburg with talk of South Africa having turned a corner, hope being renewed. In the space of three days - or, in fact, one Stuart Broad spell - that illusion was shattered
Alastair Cook, England's victorious captain, said that his players could take pride in a complete team performance after a stunning second-innings bowling display
AB de Villiers has dropped a hint that he might be willing after all to lead South Africa's Test team in the longer term
Stats highlights from an incredible day in Johannesburg, when Stuart Broad orchestrated a famous series victory
Joe Root has been jostling for the place as the No. 1 Test batsman in the world over the last six months, but his gilded reputation can only have been further elevated by a richly enterprising hundred against South Africa
He was the first batsman to pass fifty in the match and looked a class above anyone else on a lively pitch that is making for terrific Test cricket
Hardus Viljoen might have emigrated to New Zealand last year. Instead he has claimed a rare double on debut to keep South Africa fighting at The Wanderers
The England camp have admitted that James Anderson had been warned twice for running on the pitch before he was removed from the attack
England showed commendable resistance to keep South Africa in check on the opening day of the third Test at The Wanderers
South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been ruled out of the third Test against England, which starts today in Johannesburg, after suffering an injury to his right knee on Wednesday evening
Steven Finn's combination of pace, bounce, control and movement ensured England wrested the advantage on a tough day, even as several of his team-mates struggled to shake off an illness
Good crowds and compelling cricket have been promised at the Wanderers, but the bigger picture for Tests is far from positive and English cricket should not think it is immune
South Africa are banking on some home advantage in Johannesburg, both in the middle and in the stands
AB de Villiers has refused to commit his long-term future to Test cricket despite being named South Africa's stand-in captain
SA's lowest total in Tests since their readmission in 1992 - 79 vs Ind, Nagpur, 2015.
No. of times de Villiers has got out to Broad in 13 Tests - already the most he has got out to a bowler. Next highest: 6 times to Siddle in 12 Tests.
No. of times Elgar got out before van Zyl in the 10 inns they opened together previously. This inns is the first of that kind.
Van Zyl's average while opening in 10 inns, before this inns. As non-opener, he averages 66.33 (4 inns at No.6 & 7).
No. of times in the last 7 Tests the team batting second took a lead at Wanderers, before this Test. Eng took a 10-run lead in this Test.
No. of 50s for Broad in his last 47 Test inns, before this; last was 65 in Ashes 2013. He made 11 50-plus scores in his first 80 inns.
Last time an Eng No. 4 scored a Test century in SA - Ken Barrington (121) also in Johannesburg, in Dec 1964. Root does it in this Test.