Coming to the crease with England wobbling at 2/10, he saw off the new ball, built partnerships with Gary Ballance and Ben Stokes, and, in the last session of the day, accelerated his scoring rate to finish the day unbeaten on 184 from 227 balls.
No South African batsmen was able to get away from them as Joe Root did on day one.
South Africa's 12 for one became 12 for two when Elgar (two) drilled a return catch to Ali.
The introduction of Moeen Ali came soon after and he removed Elgar via a brilliant reflex catch off a well-struck drive. Moeen accepted a firm straight drive from Dean Elgar off his own bowling, as well as an inappropriate pull from Duminy at square leg to ensure that when tea was being sipped the England players could contemplate drinking something stronger later in the evening. The speed of England's demise seemed to have ruled out the possibility of a draw with more than 50 over remaining in the fourth day.
By the close of day three, Cook had 59 not out and England were 119-1 - an overall advantage of 216 runs.
9 The number of times Morkel has dismissed Alastair Cook - the most times he has removed any batsman in his Test career.
Liam Dawson collected his first wicket when nightwatchman Kagiso Rabada edged behind.
Wicket-keeper/batsman de Kock delighted a capacity crowd with a 36-ball fifty - the second fastest in a Test at Lord's - featuring 10 fours.
The evidence of the first over of the morning was that the Lord's baize was by now a little rumpled.
Philander was hit by James Anderson while batting and received treatment on-field before going on to score 52.
Not much went wrong for Root in his first game in the job. Outstanding county form at the start of this English season demanded a recall, however, his technical deficiencies of old were brutally laid bare in a probing spell from Morne Morkel.
But Moeen Ali, who ended with 87, shepherded Stuart Broad through 46 runs for the eighth wicket, before the paceman and his great friend Jimmy Anderson shredded the South African bowling figures while putting on 45 runs in 27 balls for the last wicket.
JP Duminy, who wears the look of man bereft of any confidence, played an ugly and nervy innings, and having gotten off the mark with a neat clip through the covers then played an bad pull shot, hitting the ball straight to Moeen at square leg.
Maharaj should have had Jonny Bairstow for seven, but Vernon Philander put down a straightforward chance at long-off.
Rabada landed in trouble with match referee Jeff Crowe for swearing at Stokes in the first innings.
Morkel claimed three victims and Keshav Maharaj four as England failed to force the pace.
When the incident happened the medical team took some time to arrive but once they reached she was treated on the field. Mattek-Sands previously suffered a torn MCL in her right knee in September 2013.
Police released Wilson after he posted a $20,000 bond, although the circumstances of his arrest are still unclear. More wise: The Cowboys , like the Frisco Police, will continue to gather information on Wilson's eventful night.
While reporting that news, I had been pretty sure that Mass Effect: Andromeda wouldn't be getting single-player DLC. This might be due to the polarizing reception the game received when it first launched.
The Treasury said the two individuals have been linked to front or cover companies on behalf of North Korean institutions. But Beijing has repeatedly said it's influence is limited and that it is doing all it can.
However, the front office is said to prioritize shooting , which is an area the former Pistons guard could desperately improve. Caldwell-Pope's -1.4 nERD would position him 5th among Lakers players now locked in for the 2017-18 season.
Spithill said Oracle made too many changes to the boat to mention. "We're frustrated with race one", Spithill said. Both teams say they've a lot more in the tank and both were planning extensive reviews of their performances.
Ranbir Kapoor , lead actor and producer of the musical drama, says the director has maintained the sanctity of the movie. Anurag Basu's directorial, " Jagga Jasoos " began its production in 2014 with actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif .
But with Raikkonen also more than half a second behind Bottas, Mercedes had a clear edge in single lap pace. Lance Stroll ended the session 11th, ahead of the two Haas cars of Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean.
Qatar continues with negative response to the demands
Earlier, the four Arab countries issued a 13-point list of demands on June 22, giving Qatar 10 days to respond . Ratings agency Moody's has cut Qatar's sovereign credit rating from stable to negative because of the standoff.
Arab states extend deadline on Qatar by 48 hrs
On June 23, a list of demands prepared by Arab countries had been handed over to Qatar through Kuwait with a deadline of ten days. Trump "reiterated the importance of stopping terrorist financing and discrediting extremist ideology", the statement said.
Indian woman attacked with acid for fifth time
According to Stop Acid Attacks, an NGO working with acid attack survivors, the woman was allegedly gangraped in 2009. The woman, a mother of two, is pursuing court cases against two men who had allegedly gang-raped her in 2008.
Blue Apron Prices IPO
Blue Apron will be one of the first of the so-called subscription services to go public, a watershed moment for the industry. But a new SEC filing shows the company now plans to sell shares at $10 to $11 each.
US Arms For Syrian Kurds Will Continue After Raqqa
Erdogan has said Turkey would not flinch from taking tougher action against the YPG in Syria if Turkey believed it needed to. CNN broadcasted a sneak peek of the streets of Raqqa: the ISIS terrorist organization's crumbling capital city in Syria .
US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack
Norway's national security agency said the ransomware was affecting an unnamed "international company" in the country. Hackers are telling the victims to pay $300 in cryptocurrency per infected computer to unlock their systems.
Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title
Federer will go for his ninth title in the German city, which would mark the first time he has won a tournament as many times. While speaking about his opponent Federer said, "It was all a little uncertain because I don't know him that well".
Uber makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders
The feature is landing today in 30 countries around the world, with "more coming soon", according to an Uber blog post. It's worth taking note that Uber appears to be taking steps to make its services a bit more family-friendly.
Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch sector
Source said that the Pakistan shelling and firing started at 11.30 am and firing exchanges only stopped at 2.10 pm. The Pakistani attackers came up to 200 m within the Indian posts.