England were pegged back by the home side at long last in the series, and they will hope that will continue.
South Africa hope for emotional spark on Vernon Philander’s farewell Test.
England are on 116, but they are some distance behind both Australia (296), let alone India (360).
Stumps, Day 4: England 499/9 decl. (Pope 135*, Stokes 120; Maharaj 5/180) lead South Africa 209 (de Kock 63; Bess 5/51, Broad 3/30) and 102/6 (du Plessis 36; Root 4/31) by 188 runs.
England are dominating the Port Elizabeth Test against South Africa. West Indies, Bangladesh, and UAE have recorded significant wins in the Under-19 World Cup. Tamim Iqbal has been named in the Bangladesh team for the T20I series against Pakistan.
England primed to take game by scruff of the neck, unless de Kock can finally convert starts.
Stumps, Day 2: England 499/9 decl. (Stokes 120, Pope 135*; Maharaj 5/180) vs South Africa 60/2 (Elgar 32*; Bess 2/12)
It was a day of attrition at Newlands, and both teams will believe they have control going into day 2.
With the series levelled 1-1, South Africa will now meet England at Port Elizabeth for the th third Test of the four-match series.
India (360 points) are still on top, though Australia (296) has reduced the gap. With 86 points, England are at third place.