One Australian wicket for 346 runs summed up England’s misery on day three of the third Test in Perth.
The Proteas batted for just three more overs after lunch to hand Australia 539 for victory.
Centuries from JP Duminy and Dean Elgar, in a partnership of 250, put the Proteas in a dominant position on day three of the first Test against Australia.
The Australian selectors have gone with Peter Siddle as one of the three mainline seamers to meet the Proteas in the first Test in Perth, starting Thursday.
Mitchell Starc added another dimension to Australia’s formidable attack by becoming a paid-up member of the 160km/h club.
If and when South Africa tour Australia beyond 2018, they won’t be playing at the famous old WACA Ground, but at the new Perth Stadium.