Vernon Philander suffers hamstring tear nine balls into final Test innings

Vernon Philander suffers hamstring tear nine balls into final Test innings

Vernon Philander suffers hamstring tear nine balls into final Test innings

England were 192-4 overnight when play began 45 minutes late because of a rain delay and steadily moved the scoreboard along as Pope, first, and then Root got to 50.

Stokes was dismissed after making just two runs by South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje on Day 1 and was taunted by the crowd near the tunnel through which the players exit the ground at the Wanderers. They lost in Centurion before winning in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

The home side's confidence had already taken a hefty knock when their bowlers were subjected to a bashing from tailenders Stuart Broad and Mark Wood, whose 82-run partnership was a record for the last wicket at the Johannesburg venue.

It was an unhappy day for Philander, who will be retiring from worldwide cricket at the end of the match.

South Africa's bid to limit the damage suffered an early blow when veteran seamer Vernon Philander limped after delivering just nine balls in his final Test appearance.

De Kock turned his existing 32 into a fourth half-century of the series and Pretorius took advantage of some attacking fields to drive his way to a new personal best of 37.

Ben Stokes took two catches after a series of dropped efforts in the third test last weekend.

De Kock had 76 when he was beaten on the drive, Wood flicking off the bails after finding some deviation off the pitch to compliment his outright pace.

The incident happened on the first day's play at the Wanderers on Friday.

Sibley was Hendricks' first victim of the final session, shovelling a legside delivery straight to midwicket, while Stokes (28) fell to a flat-footed drive to first slip after an enterprising 24-ball cameo.

England has asked for "enhanced security" at the stadium for the remainder of the Test.

He stomped off angrily, replaced by Stokes to a chorus of boos following his angry exchange with a fan on day one. The incident occurred in the 85th over of England's innings on Saturday, when Philander used inappropriate language after dismissing Jos Buttler, which could have provoked an aggressive response from the batsman.

Root completed his second fifty of the match, and 48th overall, before he was last man out - Faf Du Plessis taking a staggering one-handed catch to hand Hendricks a five-for on debut.

Root seemed largely immune to the frenzy but Sam Curran joined in, sprinting to 35 before hooking Hendricks to fine-leg.

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