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Victory in Cape Town - the records

A sensational Test match and victory in Cape Town. Look back on the standout records that were broken.

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Victory in Cape Town - the records

That winning moment

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.

James Anderson on the charge in Cape Town

James Anderson on the charge in Cape Town

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.

Ben Stokes celebrates one of his five catches

Ben Stokes celebrates one of his five catches

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.

Dom Sibley celebrates his maiden Test century.

Dom Sibley celebrates his maiden Test century.

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.

England secure victory in Cape Town

England secure victory in Cape Town

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