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Morkel helps South Africa to innings win

Morne Morkel (center) celebrates with team-mates after taking another wicket during South Africa's innings success.
Morne Morkel (center) celebrates with team-mates after taking another wicket during South Africa's innings success.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Pace bowler Morne Morkel takes three wickets in seven balls as South Africa secure fourth Test win
  • South Africa win by an innings and 74 runs when England are bowled out for 169 in their second innings
  • The Johannesburg result means the series finishes at 1-1 after the first and third Tests were drawn
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  • Graeme Smith
  • South Africa
  • Cricket

(CNN) -- Pace bowler Morne Morkel took three wickets in seven balls as South Africa swept to a series-levelling victory over England on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, on Sunday.

South Africa won by an innings and 74 runs when England were bowled out for 169 in their second innings just before lunch.

Only Paul Collingwood stood firm for England, scoring 71 on a morning during which seven wickets fell for just 121 runs.

Morkel, who finished with four for 59, and Dale Steyn shared 14 wickets in a match dominated by the fast bowlers. They also shared the man of the match award.

England captain Andrew Strauss admitted to reporters: "Graeme Smith and his team didn't give us a sniff in this Test match."

England went into the match 1-0 up in the series after winning by an innings and 98 runs in the second Test in Durban.

The first and third Tests in Centurion and Cape Town were drawn, with England nine down in their second innings on both occasions.

Collingwood batted aggressively at the start of the day, scoring most of the runs and taking most of the strike as he and Kevin Pietersen added 36 runs in 40 minutes to the overnight total of 48 for three.

Graeme Smith and his team didn't give us a sniff in this Test match.
--Andrew Strauss

Left-arm fast bowler Wayne Parnell made the breakthrough when Pietersen chased a wide delivery, slanting away from him, to be caught behind by Mark Boucher for 12.

It completed a disappointing series for the South African-born Pietersen, who scored 177 runs in four matches at an average of 25.28.

Ian Bell made only five before he was Morkel's first victim of the day, fending a sharply-lifting delivery to Jacques Kallis at second slip.

Two balls later Matt Prior was out without scoring when an attempted hook looped off a top edge and Graeme Smith was able to run back from first slip to take the catch.

In Morkel's next over Stuart Broad gloved a catch down the leg side to Boucher. He was given not out by umpire Steve Davis but South Africa successfully sought a review.

Swann batted with his customary aggression, making 20 off 17 balls, before he edged an out-swinger from Dale Steyn to AB de Villiers at third slip.

Collingwood's fighting innings ended when JP Duminy was brought on to bowl his off-spinners. His first ball was a long hop which Collingwood pulled straight to Morkel at deep backward square leg.

Collingwood made 71 off 88 balls with 12 fours and a six.

Duminy wrapped up the win when Ryan Sidebottom swung and missed to be bowled by the fifth ball of the final over before lunch.