England will head into the final session on 149/4 on the first day of the second Test at Newlands in Cape Town.
The Proteas need to hit the ground running when they begin their challenging Test Championship campaign in India, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas wasted vital opportunities to test new talent in preparation of building their Test Championship side, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
In an effort to reduce the number of draws in Test matches, the new championship points system will make winning much more attractive.
The Proteas are set to become involved in a Test Championship, which will identify the best team in the world over a two-year cycle.
A Test Championship playoff, along with ODI and T20 league structures, are just a few of the changes to be considered at the ICC Board meeting in October.