Mercurial England defy the odds

Graeme Smith & Robin Peterson

Graeme Smith & Robin Peterson - The plan comes together as Peterson gets Andrew Strauss with the third ball of the match  

Kevin Pietersen, Morne van Wyk & Graeme Smith

Kevin Pietersen, Morne van Wyk & Graeme Smith - Pietersen's edge finds its way to Jacques Kallis at slip  

Robin Peterson

Robin Peterson - The left-arm spinner, third from left, reduces England to 15 for three by accounting for Ian Bell  

Jonathan Trott

Jonathan Trott - Trott is charged with repairing the damage  

Ravi Bopara

Ravi Bopara - The recalled Bopara responds to an unenviable task with applomb  

Graeme Smith & Imran Tahir

Graeme Smith & Imran Tahir - Tahir celebrates a fine return catch to account for Jonathan Trott  

Morne Morkel & AB de Villiers

Morne Morkel & AB de Villiers - Ravi Bopara's departure for 60 brings further joy to South Africa  

Dale Steyn & Tim Bresnan

Dale Steyn & Tim Bresnan - Bresnan is beaten by Steyn's combination of pace and late inswing  

Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir - Tahir wins an lbw verdict against Stuart Broad, one of three wickets in nine balls to end the England innings  

Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith - Smith helps put on 63 for the first wicket with Hashim Amla  

Hashim Amla

Hashim Amla - Amla plays on off Stuart Broad after making 42  

Matt Prior, James Anderson & AB de Villiers

Matt Prior, James Anderson & AB de Villiers - Anderson accounts for de Villiers as England rally  

Francois Du Plessis & Matt Prior

Francois Du Plessis & Matt Prior - Du Plessis departs following a sharp piece of work from Ian Bell at short-leg  

James Anderson

James Anderson - A jubilant Anderson celebrates the dismissal of JP Duminy  

Michael Yardy

Michael Yardy - South Africa's collapse continues as Yardy has Robin Peterson caught behind  

Morne van Wyk

Morne van Wyk - Van Wyk steadies the ship for South Africa alongside Dale Steyn  

Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad - Broad puts England on the brink as he traps Dale Steyn lbw  

England

England - Another breathless finish for England, who this time were the winning side  

Graeme Smith & Robin Peterson Kevin Pietersen, Morne van Wyk & Graeme Smith Robin Peterson Jonathan Trott Ravi Bopara Graeme Smith & Imran Tahir Morne Morkel & AB de Villiers Dale Steyn & Tim Bresnan Imran Tahir Graeme Smith Hashim Amla Matt Prior, James Anderson & AB de Villiers Francois Du Plessis & Matt Prior James Anderson Michael Yardy Morne van Wyk Stuart Broad England