The Proteas will need to smash the Old Trafford record of England’s 294-4 against New Zealand in 2008 to win the match and level the series.
Morne Morkel’s symmetrical wickets to remove Alastair Cook and Tom Westley gave the Proteas a sniff in the morning session, and that’s our Play of the Day.
England lifted themselves to 224-8 before the rain fell, and they will go into day four at Old Trafford with a 360-run lead.
The Proteas took four wickets in the second session, but Joe Root’s 49 allowed England to get to 138-6 by tea.
The Proteas were bowled out for 226, before England built up a lead of 189 runs as they got to 53-2 by lunch on day three.
The bowlers will need to put England under immediate pressure as they go into day three on 220-9, trailing the hosts by 142 runs.
James Anderson’s 4-33 has left the Proteas struggling on 220-9 going into day three of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Temba Bavuma’s 46 after being promoted up the order is our Play of the Day.
Temba Bavuma, in at No 4, got to 30 as he steered the Proteas to 93-3 by tea on day two at Old Trafford.
Kagiso Rabada finished with figures of 4-92 as the Proteas bowled England for 362, with the Proteas going into lunch on 12-1.
The Proteas deserved more for their efforts on day one, but they must sustain the pressure and keep England under 350.
Despite fifties from Joe Root and Ben Stokes, the bowlers put in excellent shifts to keep England to 260-6 on day one of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Quinton de Kock’s hit and miss day is our Play of the Day.
Morne Morkel struck right on the stroke of tea to hand the Proteas the advantage, with England on 147-4 on day one at Old Trafford.
Duanne Olivier saw off Keaton Jennings for 17, before Alastair Cook and Tom Westley got England to 67-1 by lunch on day one at Old Trafford.