Most Test five wicket-hauls for England
James Anderson broke Sir Ian Botham’s record for the most five-wicket hauls taken by an England bowler. His 5-40 restricted South Africa which saw England take a first innings lead.
Five catches in an innings by Stokes
Ben Stokes become the first non-wicketkeeping fielder to take five catches in a single Test innings for England. His athleticism in the slip cordon showing his outstanding all round ability.
Sibley joins Sir Jack Hobbs
Dom Sibley’s maiden test ton made him the second ever opener to score a hundred at Newlands. The last to do this was Sir Jack Hobbs back in 1910.
First win in Cape Town since 1957
This incredible final day victory ended a 62 year wait for a win in Cape Town. Johnny Wardle took 7-36 on the final day to help dismiss South Africa for 72.