Three great deliveries from Jasprit Bumrah turned hope into despair as England tried to climb a mountain to win the third Test against India at Trent Bridge.
Hardik Pandya took his best Test figures as England collapsed to 161 all out.
Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis said the bold decisions made before and during the second Test match allowed them to dominate from day one.
The Proteas put in the complete performance in the second Test at Trent Bridge to thrash England by 340 runs and make it 1-1.
Chris Morris saw off Joe Root and Alastair Cook to leave England on 79-4 going into lunch on day four at Trent Bridge.
A record run-chase is unlikely at Trent Bridge as the Proteas close in on levelling the series.
South Africa applied the slow poison on day three at Trent Bridge to leave themselves 10 wickets away from winning the second Test and 180 overs in which to do it.
Hashim Amla top-scored as the Proteas set England a mammoth target of 474 on day three at Trent Bridge. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis steered South Africa to a 366-run lead at tea on day three at Trent Bridge. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla scored half-centuries as South Africa progressed to 160-3 at lunch on day three at Trent Bridge. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Proteas will have the opportunity to bat England out of the contest on day three of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
With 15 wickets falling on a dramatic second day at Trent Bridge, South Africa are well in control of a Test match which should see them level the series, writes GARY LEMKE.
The Proteas will take a 205-run lead into day three after 15 wickets tumbled on day two of the second Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday.
Vernon Philander’s well-paced half-century boosted the Proteas to 309-6 at stumps on day one at Trent Bridge. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock steered the Proteas to 179-2 at tea on day one of the Test at Trent Bridge. JON CARDINELLI reports.