Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

JE Root
110(139) 17x4 - 0x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • on drive
  • 23 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
9 3 19 17 18 8 14 22
BA Stokes
58(54) 9x4 - 1x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull
  • 12 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
1 4 8 9 22 2 4 8

Best performances - Bowlers

SCJ Broad
O12.1
M6
R17
W6
Eco1.39
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W
K Rabada
O23.1
M5
R78
W5
Eco3.36
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
2W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W

Partnerships

  • SA - 1st
  • ENG - 1st
  • SA - 2nd
  • ENG - 2nd

South Africa - 1st - Innings

44
D Elgar15 (58)
S van Zyl21 (47)
73
HM Amla40 (79)
D Elgar31 (64)
10
HM Amla0 (1)
AB de Villiers10 (1)
34
AB de Villiers26 (32)
F du Plessis8 (36)
24
F du Plessis8 (21)
T Bavuma16 (21)
27
DJ Vilas19 (25)
T Bavuma7 (23)
13
DJ Vilas7 (13)
CH Morris6 (10)
56
CH Morris22 (51)
K Rabada24 (61)
0
GC Viljoen0 (0)
K Rabada0 (3)
32
M Morkel12 (20)
GC Viljoen20 (16)

England - 1st - Innings

10
AN Cook9 (13)
AD Hales1 (10)
12
NRD Compton2 (24)
AN Cook9 (14)
52
NRD Compton24 (44)
JE Root18 (47)
17
JWA Taylor7 (13)
JE Root10 (17)
111
JE Root51 (42)
BA Stokes58 (54)
40
JM Bairstow4 (21)
JE Root31 (33)
37
MM Ali19 (28)
JM Bairstow14 (30)
30
SCJ Broad12 (28)
JM Bairstow13 (16)
2
ST Finn0 (9)
JM Bairstow2 (4)
12
JM Anderson0 (0)
JM Bairstow12 (13)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

23
D Elgar15 (25)
S van Zyl8 (22)
5
HM Amla2 (9)
S van Zyl3 (16)
2
HM Amla2 (6)
AB de Villiers0 (5)
1
HM Amla1 (5)
F du Plessis0 (5)
4
F du Plessis4 (6)
T Bavuma0 (8)
10
F du Plessis2 (8)
DJ Vilas8 (13)
1
F du Plessis0 (0)
CH Morris1 (5)
21
F du Plessis4 (9)
K Rabada16 (21)
10
F du Plessis3 (7)
GC Viljoen6 (15)
6
F du Plessis1 (6)
M Morkel4 (9)

England - 2nd - Innings

64
AN Cook39 (56)
AD Hales18 (46)
4
NRD Compton0 (2)
AN Cook4 (8)
3
AN Cook0 (6)
JE Root3 (10)
3*
JWA Taylor2 (5)
JE Root1 (3)

Heading for the lowest?

79

SA's lowest total in Tests since their readmission in 1992 - 79 vs Ind, Nagpur, 2015.

Nemesis

9

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.

Quite an achievement!

0

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.

Opener?

16.11

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).

Leading from behind

2

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.

Lack of big scores

0

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.

Finally

1964

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.