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Ricky Ponting scores just four runs in farewell match in Australia v South Africa

Ponting falls for just four runs as Australia collapse against South Africa in his farewell Test match

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10:47 GMT, 1 December 2012

A final session rich with runs put South
Africa in complete control on the second day of their third and
deciding Test with Australia in Perth, with the retiring Ricky Ponting among the home side's failures.

With both sides having been dismissed cheaply first up, the Proteas headed back to the crease just before tea with a lead of 62. Come stumps their card read 230 for two, an overall advantage of 292.

They helped themselves to 206 runs in the final session, with Hashim Amla walking off unbeaten on 99 while Graeme Smith (84) was only stopped on his way to a century by a brilliant catch from Nathan Lyon.

On his way out: Ricky Ponting heads to the crease at WACA on Saturday

On his way out: Ricky Ponting heads to the crease at WACA on Saturday

And on his way OUT: Ponting walks away after being dismissed by South Africa's Vernon Philander

And on his way OUT: Ponting walks away after being dismissed by South Africa's Vernon Philander

The same player would drop Jacques
Kallis shortly after, though, although with a lead of close to 300
already and with plenty of time on their side, South Africa would have
no doubt remained in command regardless.

Their riotous session overshadowed
the grand farewell of Australian batsman Ponting, although the retiring
Tasmanian will probably be glad of that.

He contributed just four to a
first-innings total of 163 all out which left South Africa in credit
before they even started their second innings.

It was their rousing bowling
performance that gave them the platform, on a morning when fans had
flocked to the WACA in anticipation of one last masterclass from the
departing Ponting, but instead it was the Proteas attack who grabbed the
limelight as they took eight wickets for 130.

Australia, who need to win to return
to top spot in the ICC rankings, would have been in more trouble had
wicketkeeper Matthew Wade not made a fluent 68.

The hosts resumed on 33 for two in
the morning session but David Warner fell to the first ball of the
second over, aiming a swipe at Dale Steyn's loosener to feed AB de
Villiers a catch.

Got him! Philander celebrates dismissing Ponting for lbw on day two of the third Test

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That brought Ponting to the crease to
a rousing ovation and the clapping had scarcely abated when he scooped
his first ball just short of mid-wicket.

A nervy single got him going but
nightwatchman Lyon was gone inside the same over, Steyn and Faf Du
Plessis combining for the wicket.

Vernon Philander then played the role
of party pooper, Ponting tucking bat behind pad before being struck on
the knee-roll after some late inswing.

Asad Rauf raised the finger and Ponting's unsuccessful use of DRS screamed of hope rather than judgement.

Australia were desperate to take the
sting out of the situation but instead things went from bad to worse as
in-form skipper Michael Clarke (five) was undone by another brute of a
ball from Steyn.

That left Clarke's side reeling at 45 for six and Wade decided to launch the counter-attack.
He hooked Philander for six and then nicked him through an empty third
slip for four and from there was looking to score from most balls.

A second six followed off Robin Peterson and he found the boundary again with a couple of cross-bat shots.

Final farewell: Ponting runs out in Perth

Final farewell: Ponting runs out in Perth

Final farewell: Ponting runs out in Perth as Australia bid to stay in touch with South Africa

Michael Hussey made 12 in 40 balls
before edging Morne Morkel to Graeme Smith at slip, but Wade continued
unabashed, bringing up his half-century with a third maximum off
Peterson.

Wade went into his shell somewhat after lunch and was eventually bowled by the left-arm spin of Peterson for 68.

That exposed the tail but John Hastings struck three fours in a row off Peterson to offer hope.
Peterson had more luck against Mitchell Johnson, who he bowled for
seven, and Hastings was last out for 32 when Alviro Petersen took a
smart catch in two movements at long-off.

Some streaky hitting from Petersen
took South Africa to 24 without loss at tea but, after he went to
Johnson, caught and bowled off a riser, the tourists took a firm grip on
proceedings.

Smith brought up his 50 off 67 balls –
Amla outpaced him and did it in 37 – although the hosts thought they
had snared Smith when Starc pinned him and was given out, although his
review proved a correct one as replays showed the ball was going over
the top.

Smith would eventually perish with
the partnership on 178, hooking Starc into the hands of Lyon who did
brilliantly to dive forward running in from the boundary, although he
was unable to cling on when

Kallis did something similar on
three. That was the last real action of the day, with Amla ending one
run shy of an 18th Test century and Kallis on 17.

India v England: James Anderson to set trap for Sachin Tendulkar – Nasser Hussain

Jimmy to set trap for Little Master… but beware new star Kohli and old foe Sehwag

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Former England captain Nasser Hussain gives the lowdown on India's main threats to England over the forthcoming Test series, which starts in Ahmedabad on Thursday.

The main man:

Sachin Tendulkar

Where else to start than with the Little Master At 39, Tendulkar is not quite the player he was, but then no cricketer has ever been the batsman Sachin was. He may be one level down from genius now but Tendulkar is still a massive presence, still a run machine and still a batsman England will be desperate to get out early.

Hands up who wants to score runs against England! India's Sachin Tendulkar (right) and Virender Sehwag

Hands up who wants to score runs against England! India's Sachin Tendulkar (right) and Virender Sehwag

Sachin will have seen the runs that Michael Clarke and Hashim Amla have scored in recent times and will feel that he has a point to prove, that he is still among the best batsmen in the world. He may also be energised by the presence of the new wonderkid, 24-year-old Virat Kohli, alongside him in the middle order, as Jacques Kallis has been energised with South Africa by Amla.

Jimmy Anderson will be the man England turn to for Sachin because, as we have seen in England, he can set him up beautifully with a couple that move away before nipping one back and exposing Tendulkar’s pads. And Sachin has been getting out bowled and lbw a bit more.

How long will he go on for Well, there are no real signs of Tendulkar tiring of the game. Whenever I’ve spoken to him, he has always had that Graham Gooch-like love of batting and love of cricket and as long as he’s got that and his form doesn’t slump too much, we can look forward to him being around for a while yet.

Still got it: Tendulkar

Still got it: Tendulkar

Still got it: Tendulkar is still a brilliant batsman, albeit one step below the remarkable level he once played at

The support cast:

Virat Kohli

Just look at Kohli’s stats over the last couple of years, particularly in one-day cricket. He is very consistent, elegant, technically sound and strong-willed, with a bit of a Kevin Pietersen-style strut about him.

England will not be daunted by Kohli, as they might have been by Rahul Dravid, because he is yet to do it against them in Test cricket, but this could be the series when he really performs. Kohli ticks all the boxes.

Ravi Ashwin

A real threat on spinning pitches. Ashwin is a level down from Saeed Ajmal but does have a ‘carrom ball’ — where he flicks the ball out of the front of his hand to make it turn away from the right-hander — and history tells us that England struggle against a spin bowler who can turn it both ways.

He is a tall man who gets plenty of bounce and overspin for his stock off-break that will stop the England batsmen lunging forward.

Keep your eye on the birdie: India opener Sehwag practices his batting in the nets

Keep your eye on the birdie: India opener Sehwag practices his batting in the nets

The opening pair:

Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir

They have been a bit quiet of late — and that’s how England must keep them. If they can nip these two out with the new ball, and expose India’s middle order, they will be in business.

There are ‘issues’ between Sehwag and captain MS Dhoni and the pressure is on, but it would only take him to score a big hundred in Ahmedabad for everything to change and England to be on the back foot.

JP Duminy ruptures achilles tendon as South Africa take control of first Test in Brisbane

Duminy ruptures achilles in warm-down to mar South Africa's strong start to Australia tour

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12:27 GMT, 9 November 2012

South Africa batsman JP Duminy could miss up to six months after rupturing an achilles tendon after the first day's play of the opening Test against Australia in Brisbane.

Duminy was taking part in warm-down exercises on the Gabba outfield when he fell to the turf clutching his left leg.

He was rushed to hospital where the severity of the injury was confirmed.

Blow: Duminy could be out for around six months

Blow: Duminy could be out for around six months

South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: 'At first assessment JP said he heard a loud clicking sound and it felt like he had been hit by an object.

'The diagnosis of an Achilles tendon rupture was confirmed by the MRI scan this evening and he will undergo surgery to re-attach the tendon on Saturday morning.

'Injuries of this nature are caused by a sudden contraction against the direction of movement by the calf muscle as was the case during his sprint.

'We will only be able to gauge further down the line on an expected recovery date, but injuries of this nature have been known to take up to six months before the player can resume playing cricket.

GABBA CURSE STRIKES AGAIN

This isn't the first time in recent years an international cricketer has succumbed to a serious injury on the Gabba outfield.

Back in the 2002 Ashes series, former England fast bowler Simon Jones ruptured his anterior cruciate ligaments sliding to field a ball.

Century stand: Kallis (above) and Amla (below) have put the tourists in control

Century stand: Kallis (above) and Amla (below) have put the tourists in control

Century stand: Kallis (above) and Amla (below) have put the tourists in control

'He is obviously disappointed, but JP, being JP, is trying his best to stay positive, he says everything happens for a reason.'

The Proteas' 12th man Francois du Plessis will field in Duminy's place in Brisbane but will not be able to bat.

A century partnership from Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis has put the Proteas firmly in control on 255 for two at the end of day one.

The early loss of captain Graeme Smith for 10 to a DRS lbw decision did not prove too much of a setback as Amla (90 not out) and Alviro Petersen (64) saw them through to lunch without further incident.

And when Petersen fell victim to the match's only specialist spinner, Nathan Lyon, Jacques Kallis (84 not out) picked up where he left off.

Jacques Rogge says Olympics could return to London within 20 years

IOC president Rogge says Olympics could return to London… within the next 20 years!

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10:51 GMT, 14 October 2012

The president of the International Olympic Committee says he would have no problem with London hosting the Games again within the next 20 years.

This summer's Games in the capital were a resounding success and Jacques Rogge believes there would be no objection to the city doing so again soon.

Asked if London could stage the Olympics again within 20 years, he told Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme: 'I think definitely that would be a possibility. Whether there is a will to do that is another matter, but definitely yes, that would be possible.

Hungry for more: IOC president Jacques Rogge believes there would be little opposition to London hosting another Olympic Games within 20 years

Hungry for more: IOC president Jacques Rogge believes there would be little opposition to London hosting another Olympic Games within 20 years

'The IOC would welcome always good bids, irrespective of the place they originate from.

'There will always be a competition between various candidate cities. This is a contest and definitely it remains to be seen whether London would show an interest to bid again and if that is the case London will have to face other cities.

'I would welcome good bids emanating from as many countries as possible and this includes the United Kingdom.'

Rogge also backed the British authorities to make a success of the Olympic Stadium, the future of which is still to be decided.

Rogge said: 'My view is that what we really need is that it can be used by communities and not be left as a white elephant and I'm quite sure that my British friends will find a solution for sustainable legacy.'

Back you come: Rogge (centre right) said that as long as the track is well maintained, the Olympic Park would be a perfect repeat venue

Back you come: Rogge (centre right) said that as long as the track is well maintained, the Olympic Park would be a perfect repeat venue

Asked if he would be happy for West Ham to move into the Stratford stadium, he said: 'As long as the track can be kept, that is the most important thing in terms of legacy for the athletics, But if a football team would come in the stadium, this would guarantee sustainable development.'

Rogge also dismissed any concerns that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil could affect preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

'On the contrary, I think the FIFA World Cup will be a support for the Olympic Games.

'They will be able to test readiness. the volunteers that are working for the FIFA World Cup will also work for the Olympic Games so definitely it will benefit from the FIFA World Cup.'

Golf will feature in the Olympics for the first time in Rio and Rogge believes it will be one of the most popular sports at the Games.

He added: 'I think it is really very important for the Games to have the participation of Tiger Woods. We have the best athletes in the world, we have Usain Bolt and we need to have Tiger Woods too.

'He could definitely consider the Games as another major.'

More of the same: Usain Bolt (centre) and Co ensured that the 2012 Games were a resounding success in the capital

More of the same: Usain Bolt (centre) and Co ensured that the 2012 Games were a resounding success in the capital

Kevin Pietersen returns to the crease as Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders

Tepid Pietersen returns to the crease as Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders

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21:10 GMT, 13 October 2012

Kevin Pietersen endured a lukewarm return to competitive action but his Delhi Daredevils side still trounced Kolkata Knight Riders by 52 runs in the Champions League Twenty20.

The controversial batsman struck a modest 14 off 18 balls in his first meaningful innings since the England and Wales Cricket Board announced he would be subject to a 'reintegration process' back into the national set-up.

It did not matter, however, with Unmukt Chand plundering 40 off 27 balls as the Daredevils made 160 for eight before early wickets undermined Kolkata's chase in Centurion.

Back at the crease: Kevin Pietersen hit 14 off 18 balls

Back at the crease: Kevin Pietersen hit 14 off 18 balls

Irfan Pathan, Umesh Yadav and Morne Morkel each took two wickets as the Knight Riders finished on 108 for seven – having been three for three at one stage.

There was further concern for Kolkata when Jacques Kallis retired injured and it fell to Manoj Tiwary to top score for the Knight Riders with 33 from 38 balls.

Mahela Jayawardene and Virender Sehwag had put on 36 for the first wicket for Delhi, who were put into bat, before the former was bowled for 21 by West Indies' spinner Sunil Narine, allowing Pietersen to make his long-awaited entrance.

Sehwag was then caught behind off Pradeep Sangwan for 22 and Pietersen could not take advantage of being dropped twice when he perished after pulling Brett Lee to Narine at deep midwicket.

That's out: Brett Lee is congratulated after removing Pietersen

That's out: Brett Lee is congratulated after removing Pietersen

Chand and Ross Taylor boosted Delhi with a partnership of 63 for the fourth wicket, but the latter was unlucky to be caught by Rajat Bhatia at deep square leg for 36 off Lakshmipathy Balaji.

Narine returned to stifle Delhi's innings, first skittling Chand before Naman Ojha holed out to Yusuf Pathan at long-off two balls later.

Pawan Negi then top-edged a Kallis bouncer to deep square leg while Ajit Agarkar clipped Balaji – who conceded 61 runs from his four overs – to short third man having made eight.

The Knight Riders needed a strong start in their chase but they lost three wickets in the first seven deliveries.

On the front foot: Pietersen in action in Centurion

On the front foot: Pietersen in action in Centurion

Captain Gautam Gambhir lamely chipped
to Pietersen at mid-on off the bowling of Irfan, who also trapped
Manvinder Bisla for one with an inswinging delivery, before Brendon
McCullum cut straight to point off Morkel.

Matters
worsened for the Knight Riders as Kallis had to retire in the same over
after a Morkel delivery cannoned into the veteran batsman's right hand,
while Yadav clean-bowled Yusuf Pathan in the fifth over.

Bhatia
and Tiwary steadied the ship with a partnership of 47 but the run rate
was still steadily climbing before Tiwary was caught and bowled by
Agarkar for 33.

Bhatia
was caught behind while looking to cut off Morkel and Lee missed a full
toss off Yadav to be bowled for 13 as Kolkata came up well short of the
mark.

Cheap wicket: Irfan Pathan celebrates the dismissal of Gautam Gambhir

Cheap wicket: Irfan Pathan celebrates the dismissal of Gautam Gambhir

LIVE: England v South Africa – T20, Old Trafford

LIVE: England v South Africa – Follow the score from the second T20 match at Old Trafford

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England take on South Africa at Old Trafford on Monday night in what is the second contest of a three-match Twenty20 series.

With the World Twenty20 coming up in Sri Lanka later this month, both sides will be looking to gain some momentum in the shortest format of the game before they depart these shores.

Stuart Broad's England side will be looking to level the series at Old Trafford having lost the series opener by seven wickets at Chester-le-Street on Saturday.

England are aiming to beat South Africa for the first time in a series this summer having lost 2-0 over three Tests and drawn 2-2 over five one-day internationals.

Expected to feature for the home side alongside Broad are fellow Twenty20 stalwarts Eoin Morgan and Graeme Swann, while the world class trio of Jacques Kallis, AB De Villiers and Dale Steyn will feature for the tourists.

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Jumping Jacques flash: Kallis bludgeoned South Africa to victory at Durham

Jumping Jacques flash: Kallis bludgeoned South Africa to victory at Durham

England v South Africa – live score, T20, Durham

LIVE: England v South Africa – Follow the score from the first T20 match in Durham

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England take on South Africa at Chester-le-Street in Durham on Saturday afternoon in what is the first contest of a three-match Twenty20 series.

With the World Twenty20 coming up in Sri Lanka later this month, both sides will be looking to gain some momentum in the shortest format of the game before they depart these shores.

England – who are aiming to beat South Africa for the first time in a series this summer having lost 2-0 over three Tests and drawn 2-2 over five one-day internationals – see captain Stuart Broad return, having been rested for the 50-over series.

Also expected to feature for the home side alongside Broad are fellow Twenty20 stalwarts Eoin Morgan and Graeme Swann, while the world class quartet of Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel will feature for the tourists.

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Ready to go: England captain Stuart Broad (left) with his South African counterpart AB De Villiers

Ready to go: England captain Stuart Broad (left) with his South African counterpart AB De Villiers

US OPEN 2012: Andy Murray sets sights on first grand slam

Murray has golden shot as British star sets sights on first major after Olympic glory

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21:30 GMT, 26 August 2012

When asked what were his London Olympic highlights, IOC president Jacques Rogge cited among those from an amazing 17 days seeing Andy Murray 'win his first major'.

One could debate endlessly the truth in that statement – and tennis's place in the Games – and it is a question that retains much relevance when considering the 25-year-old Scot's prospects at the US Open, which begins today.

If Rogge is right about the status of Olympic tennis, and is not just talking it up from self-interest, then an enormous weight is already off Murray's shoulders.

Centre of attention: Murray is aiming to win his first major after claiming Olympic gold at Wimbledon

Centre of attention: Murray is aiming to win his first major after claiming Olympic gold at Wimbledon

A less partial view might see his gold medal as the final step towards winning one of the four Grand Slams, with his latest campaign beginning later today against Russian Alex Bogomolov Jr.

What should not be doubted is the authenticity of Murray's brilliant performance in trouncing Roger Federer in the Olympic final or the fact that the great Swiss, who was allowed only seven games on that heady Sunday 22 days ago, wanted to win very badly.

Federer believes the discussion may be superfluous anyway.

Watching brief: The British No 1 is among the favourites to win at Flushing Meadows

Watching brief: The British No 1 is among the favourites to win at Flushing Meadows

'I didn't need to find out that Andy is good enough to win a major already,' he said ahead of a tournament that sees him restored as No 1 seed.

'I wasn't surprised at all by how he played at the Olympics, I had already felt his power in the Wimbledon final. Before, with the mental part of the game, you might have thought there was a little bit happening there, but as he gets older he has got more stable.'

That is why many neutral judges such as Boris Becker and Goran Ivanisevic believe Murray's time is now and that he can conclusively put the Grand Slam argument to bed a week on Sunday.

It might help that, for once, there is no Rafael Nadal in Murray's half of the draw, for the simple reason that the Mallorcan is still nursing a sore knee at home and worryingly uncertain about when he will return.

Serb and volley: Djokovic is defending his US Open crown

Serb and volley: Djokovic is defending his US Open crown

Four to watch

Instead there is a potential semi-final against Federer that all New York would love to see, by which time we would probably have discovered if owning that gold medal has had the electrifying effect that is so fervently hoped for.

Murray's subsequent third-round exits in the Masters-level events at Toronto and Cincinnati can be largely discounted.

He said: 'I've had good practice here and that's the most important thing. I lost in the first round at Queen's before Wimbledon this year and still went on to make the final.'

That Bogomolov, the 29-year-old world No 73, is his first opponent at Flushing Meadows is slightly poignant as he was the man at the other end when Murray's career as a top player reached its nadir 18 months ago in Miami.

Still listless in the wake of losing the Australian Open final, he slumped to a straight-sets defeat, which is unthinkable today.

It is also telling that it was in the immediate aftermath of that crisis that Ivan Lendl's interest in coaching Murray emerged, with their partnership materialising nine months later.

Lendl really knows how to win this title, having claimed it three times in the Eighties. It is on his instruction that Murray has moved from his usual Midtown hotel up to somewhere quieter near Central Park, and he will minimise his time spent amid the bustle of Flushing Meadows while he is still in.

The British No 1's draw is passable, although there looms a very difficult fourth-round tie against Milos Raonic, the massively powerful young Canadian whose time is also coming.

The fact remains that Novak Djokovic has won the last three Grand Slams played on hard courts, and that it is Federer who has been the most consistent player of the past 12 months, so the task remains enormous.

Serena Williams is hot favourite in a women's field that contains four British players, another decent turnout.

With Elena Baltacha out injured, possibly permanently, the number was boosted by Johanna Konta coming through qualifying to back up the promise she showed at Wimbledon.

It is the first time the Australian-born player of Hungarian heritage, who has been based in the UK since her early teens, has achieved the feat. It is her second Slam as a British player, having formally joined the ranks in May.

She should be good enough at least to chase Heather Watson and Laura Robson, both of whom are in first-day action ahead of her.

The latter could meet Kim Clijsters in the second round if she can get past inexperienced American qualifier Samantha Crawford tonight.

Watson has a far more difficult assignment, facing the in-form Chinese No 1 Li Na later this afternoon.

LIVE: England v South Africa, day five, third Test, Lord"s

LIVE: England v South Africa – the action on day five of the third Test at Lord's

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England v South Africa: Essentials

England: Andrew Strauss (c), Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott, Ian Bell, James Taylor, Jonny Bairstow, Matt Prior (wkt), Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, James Anderson, Steve Finn.

South Africa:
Graeme Smith (c), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB De
Villiers (wkt), Jacques Rudolph, JP Duminy, Vernon Philander, Dale
Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir.

Umpires: HDPK Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and SJA Taufel (Australia)

TV umpire: RJ Tucker (Australia)

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat

First innings: South Africa 309, England 315

Second innings: South Africa 351

ENGLAND REQUIRE 346 RUNS TO WIN

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10.47am: Here is what Sportsmail has to offer you today before the start of play at 11am…

Paul Newman's report on day four is here.

Nasser Hussain's view on England's predicament is here.

David Lloyd's alternative take on proceedings in Bumble at the Test is here.

And Lawrence Booth's Match Zone is here.

10.35am: So, this is it then, the outcome of the series and the world's No 1 Test status all comes down to what happens here on the final day of England's summer. The hosts need another 330 runs to win – and win they must if they are to remain at the top of world cricket. It is a very tall order for England, especially the way South Africa bowled last night and, in fact, all series long. It is not impossible though and, what is for sure, it will compelling stuff.

Early breakthrough: Philander removed both England openers

Early breakthrough: Philander removed both England openers

South Africa build lead against England at Lord"s

Advantage South Africa as Amla's half-century frustrates England at Lord's

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17:45 GMT, 18 August 2012

South Africa finished day three on 145-3 to lead England by 139 to set up a thrilling finale to the final Test.

After the hosts were bowled out for 315, an advantage of six runs, Graeme Smith and Alviro Petersen looked to pile on the runs.

They were both dismissed but Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis took over seamlessly before the latter fell to Steven Finn towards the close of play.

More to follow…

Leading the way: Hashim Amla of South Africa helps his side establish an advantage

Leading the way: Hashim Amla of South Africa helps his side establish an advantage

Crucial: England's Matt Prior and Stuart Broad (right) react after Prior dropped a catch from Amla

Crucial: England's Matt Prior and Stuart Broad (right) react after Prior dropped a catch from Amla

Might regret that: South Africa's Hashim Amla looks on as he is dropped by England's Matt Prior (right)

Might regret that: South Africa's Hashim Amla looks on as he is dropped by England's Matt Prior (right)


Wicket! Stuart Broad is delighted after trapping Alviro Petersen lbw

Wicket! Stuart Broad is delighted after trapping Alviro Petersen lbw

Long handle: Graeme Swann had helped England to forge a small lead

Long handle: Graeme Swann had helped England to forge a small lead

Jonny Bairstow of England looks dejected as he walks off

Jonny Bairstow of England looks dejected as he walks off

Gutted: Jonathan Bairstow is dejected after being dismissed just five runs short of his century

Got him! Morne Morkel of South Africa celebrates bowling Jonathan Bairstow of England

Got him! Morne Morkel of South Africa celebrates bowling Jonathan Bairstow of England