Australia v South Africa, second Test, Melbourne, 2008-09

From hopelessness to neverland

South Africa's epochal series win in Australia had everything international sport should

It takes two, baby

Six of the highest 13 partnerships in Test cricket have come in the last six-odd years; the last three months alone have produced six remarkable stands

For the love of Duminy

Test cricket's very first Jean-Paul is a once-in-a-generation player marked for greatness, as his feats in Australia prove

Doubts derailed local hero

After surviving a series of career-threatening slumps, Hayden had the energy and the ability, but not the desire

Hail Biff the brave

Surely after his heroics on the last day in Sydney, Graeme Smith must own the hearts of all South Africa?