The victory, which adopted South Africa’s virtually as crushing innings and 12-run win within the first Check at Lord’s, meant England levelled the three-match sequence at 1-1.
South Africa, 141-3 of their second innings at tea, then noticed England captain Ben Stokes take away each Rassie van der Dussen (41) and Keegan Petersen (42) for his or her interval scores.
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The Proteas, the World Check Championship leaders, then collapsed in opposition to the brand new ball as they misplaced their final 5 wickets for seven runs in 31 balls en path to being dismissed for 179.
Recalled seamer Ollie Robinson took 4-43 in 15.1 overs and 40-year-old England nice James Anderson 3-30.
Anderson had earlier marked turning into the primary man to play 100 Assessments on house soil (97 in England, three in Wales) by taking three wickets in South Africa’s meagre first innings 151 after Proteas captain Dean Elgar surprisingly determined to bat first in bowler-friendly situations.
This match was a private triumph for participant of the match Stokes, who made 103 — his first century as England captain — in a complete of 415-9 declared that additionally featured wicketkeeper Ben Foakes’s Check-best 113 not out.
Stokes has now gained 5 of his six Assessments as skipper since succeeding Joe Root as England’s everlasting captain.