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The series scoreline may still read that England lead the four-match series 1-0. There was no come-from-behind triumph for South Africa at Cape Town, Newlands

When Day three came to an end, South Africa had batted themselves into a reasonably comfortable position. Although they scored just a little over 200 runs, they had lost only a solitary wicket throughout the day

The third day of the Cape Town Test at Newlands began with South Africa having only one goal in hand – to bat as long as possible, and lose as few wickets possible

England dominated day two of the Cape Town Test, smashing 629 for 6 as the visitors were in command. Ben Stokes made a sensational 258 while Jonny Bairstow registered his maiden hundred

Having won the first Test against South Africa comprehensively, England went into the New Year Test at Cape Town with their noses ahead. The Proteas are known to fight back hard from tough situations, and nothing different was expected of them at Newlands.