It took just over a session of the final day for England to wrap up the opening Test with Gavin Griffiths taking two important wickets.
Andries Gous had held England up with a fine 83 from 162 balls but when he was bowled by Griffiths, any faint chance that South Africa retained of chasing 271 was extinguished. Griffiths then sealed victory by having Clyde Fortuin caught by Ed Barnard – who was named man of the match for his first-innings century.
South Africa needed another 205 runs for victory on the day four and badly needed a partnership to have any chance. But the day began in poor fashion as two wickets went down for just 17 runs.Read more
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