South Africa Tour of England 2017

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Why Moeen Ali walked off when England celebrated with champagne

Moeen Ali, who helped England claim the fourth Test and the series 3-1 against South Africa, walked off the podium during his team's champagne-celebrations after winning the series and stood by the side clapping as his team celebrated.

Vernon Philander has accepted that he needs to work on his fitness, says Faf du Plessis

It may be recalled here that former skipper Graeme Smith, too had expressed concerns and said that Philander had struggled to maintain his fitness throughout the whole series and be on the field.

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Moeen Ali takes England to 177 run win over South Africa, clinch series 3-1

Moeen Ali's spin web anchored England to a 3-1 series win against South Africa after they clinched victory in this fourth Test at Old Trafford. The off-spinner bagged a five-wicket haul in the second innings as hosts England while defending 380 runs bundled out Proteas for 202 to win the match by 177 runs.

Twitterati applaud Moeen Ali's fifer in England's series win

Spinner Moeen Ali took five wickets as England beat South Africa by 177 runs in the fourth test on Monday to secure a 3-1 series victory. South Africa, needing 380 to win, were bowled out for 202 on the fourth day with Ali taking 5-69 and James Anderson claiming 3-16.

England vs South Africa, 4th Test Day 4: England beat South Africa by 177 runs, clinch series 3-1

England vs South Africa, 4th Test Day 4: England beat South Africa by 177 runs to win the fourth Test at Old Trafford in Manchester. With that, England win series 3-1.

England end day's play at 224/8, lead South Africa by 360 runs

England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 3: England end day's play at 224/8, lead South Africa by 360 runs at Manchester after rain stopped play earlier.

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England vs South Africa, 4th Test: South Africa fight back, but hosts still in control at Old Trafford

Moeen Ali's sparkling strokeplay in his undefeated 67 put England in total control of the fourth Test with a lead of 360 over South Africa at Old Trafford. England ended a third day curtailed by early evening rain on 224-8.

England's James Anderson presses home advantage against South Africa

Jimmy Anderson put England in firm control on the second day of the fourth test at Old Trafford on Saturday, with his four wickets leaving South Africa trailing by 142 runs with just one first-innings wicket remaining.

England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 2: Visitors finish day's play at 220/9 against England

England vs South Africa 4th Test Day 2: England restrict South Africa to 220/9, lead by 142 runs in first innings.

Graeme Smith questions Vernon Philander's place in South Africa team

Vernon Philander was taken to hospital mid-way through the third Test but he declared himself hit for fourth Test only to fail a fitness Test on the day of the Test and he, alongwith Chris Morris, was ruled out of the must-win Test against England.

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England hammer South Africa to 177 run defeat

Moeen Ali led with bat and ball to take England to a 177-run victory over South Africa in the fourth test on Monday, wrapping up a home series win over the Proteas for the first time in nearly 20 years.

England make 100th Oval Test memorable in 239 run triumph vs South Africa

Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval's 100 Test history to take a hat-trick as England registered a crushing 239-run win against South Africa.

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South Africa shake England to the Root in 2nd Test

South Africa sent England crashing to a 340-run defeat in the second Test played at Trent Bridge

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