The Proteas deserved more for their efforts on day one, but they must sustain the pressure and keep England under 350.
Normally, when a side has been asked to bowl first and has the opposition six wickets down by stumps with only 260 runs on the board, you’d think the bowling side has won the day, writes GARY LEMKE.
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.
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.
England have won the toss and have opted to bat first, as Duanne Olivier and Theunis de Bruyn come in for the crucial fourth Test at Old Trafford.
The Proteas take on England in the series-decider at Old Trafford, and we take a look at the stats ahead of the fourth and final Test starting on Friday.