1998 - Last instance of England beating South Africa in a series at home. In 2003 it was drawn, while South Africa won in 2008 and 2012. This was also the first time since 1960 that England won three or more Tests in a series against South Africa.
8 - Players to have scored 250 runs and taken 25 wickets in a Test series .This all-round feat has been achieved only nine times in Tests, and Moeen Ali is the only one to achieve it in a four-Test series. The other eight instances were achieved over either five or six Tests. The last to achieve the double was R Ashwin against England in 2016.
2 - Players to have scored 250 runs and taken 20 or more wickets in a series comprising four matches or less. Moeen and Richard Hadlee feature in this list. The tally of 25 wickets taken by Moeen in this series was his highest so far in his Test career.
2 - Losses for South Africa in an away series since 2007. Before the defeat to England, South Africa lost to India in 2015. During this period they won 12 and drew three away Test series'.
11 - Spinners from England to take 25 or more wickets in a Test series. Before Moeen, Graeme Swann was the last to achieve this, during the 2013 Ashes in England.
3 - Centuries scored in the entire series. There were also 27 half-centuries. The 10% conversion rate is the worst for any Test series of four or more matches. Pakistan's tour of India in 1979 had three centuries and 26 fifties, which is second worst. Since readmission, this is only the second time that South Africa have managed just one individual century in a Test series of a minimum of four matches. They didn't score any during the tour of India in 2015-16.
113 - Runs made by Heino Kuhn in this series - the second worst for an opener from South Africa in Tests having played a minimum of eight innings. Kuhn could manage a top-score of only 34 in his debut series.
2 - Number of century stands for England this series, out of six overall. The last time England had fewer century stands was in the 2013-14 Ashes in Australia. South Africa's top run-scorer this series, Hashim Amla, was involved in three of four century stands.