South Africa square Test series

South African players celebrate the fall of an English wicket. (AP)

South Africa have retained the Basil D'Oliveira Trophy after dismissing England for 169 on day four of the final Test at The Wanderers.

Andrew Strauss' men lost all seven remaining second-innings wickets in the morning session as the hosts wrapped up a series-levelling innings and 74-run victory in some style. Morne Morkel was the chief destroyer, the tall fast bowler adding to his overnight wicket of Alastair Cook by dismissing Ian Bell, Matt Prior and Stuart Board in a devastating two-over burst.

Paul Collingwood was the only England batsman to offer serious resistance.

 

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