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
Stats highlights from an incredible day in Johannesburg, when Stuart Broad orchestrated a famous series victory
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
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.