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Faf du Plessis raises his arms to celebrate his century

South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

Morkel takes SA closer to 3-1 after du Plessis ton

South Africa batted on and on in Johannesburg on the fourth day to push their lead past 600, before Morkel's strikes, as he battled a side strain, left Australia three down in a colossal chase

Dean Elgar slaps it through cover

South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Australia made to grind as SA lead crosses 400

Tim Paine and Pat Cummins showed fight with the bat, and Cummins was a constant threat with the ball, too, but South Africa remained firmly in control of the match, and almost certain to complete a historic home series win against Australia

Cameron Bancroft and Steven Smith own up to ball-tampering


Why is Australia so outraged at Steven Smith's team?

Ball-tampering happens in cricket, so why has what Australia did in Cape Town been decried so vehemently at home? The answer lies in the role sport plays in the identity of the nation

Faf du Plessis sparked a collapse with his run-out of Cameron Bancroft

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Despondent Australia crushed in a session

Morne Morkel walked off with career-best figures as Australia lost all 10 wickets during the evening session, though off-field events continued to overshadow the result