England captain Joe Root was encouraged by a series win in South Africa that saw a host of young players make key contributions.
Ben Stokes has been fined and issued with one demerit point after an exchange with a supporter that he conceded was "unprofessional".
After being heard to use some choice language towards a fan in the crowd, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has apologised.
In search of a 3-1 series win, England surpassed 500,000 Test runs but South Africa fought back on day one of the fourth Test.
England's Ben Stokes made history in Port Elizabeth as the all-rounder joined an exclusive club of Test players.
Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope finished the third session with an unbeaten 76-run stand as England dug in against South Africa.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes said it was "flattering" to be awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.
After his latest match-winning heroics for England, Ben Stokes said he had a "bit more inside" him due to his father's recent illness.
England were inspired by a superb spell of bowling from Ben Stokes as they levelled the four-Test series with South Africa on Tuesday.
The Test series between South Africa and England is level at 1-1 after the tourists sealed victory with half an hour left at Newlands.