V.D.Philander 5-30 v EnglandBack to boards

Vernon Philander secured his spot on the Lord’s Honours Boards when he took a five-wicket haul during England’s second innings in the summer of 2012.

The South African bowler, part of an attack including Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, scored a half-century in his side’s first innings, adding a useful 35 in the second, leaving England needing 345 runs to win.

However, Philander was on fine form, quickly dismissing Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss to leave England 6-2 after 3.5 overs.

The all-rounder then continued to show his prowess with the ball, getting the wickets of Ian Bell and Matt Prior before claiming the final wicket of Steven Finn for a golden duck as South Africa sealed victory.

Philander’s 5-30 was enough to see him voted as the Man of the Match in one of the finest Test matches at the ground in recent times.