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An Indian slip cordon

India in South Africa 2017-18

Why do India drop so many in the slips: an analysis

Daryll Cullinan, a long-time first-slip fielder for South Africa, talks Sidharth Monga through the poor slip-fielding technique on show in the ongoing Test series from India's fielders

Ajinkya Rahane takes evasive action against a short ball

India in South Africa 2017-18

India hint at Rahane recall in Jo'burg

Judging by their net sessions at the Wanderers three days before the third Test, it seems likely that India's vice-captain will slot back into the side. The question is: who will he replace?

M Vijay plays a copybook forward defensive

India in South Africa 2017-18

India need their old Vijay back

The India opener was a defensive rock on India's previous cycle of away tours, but he has been uncharacteristically loose outside off stump on this trip to South Africa

Virat Kohli's reactions said a lot

India in South Africa 2017-18

India must answer the tough questions, at least in the dressing room

The India captain might not do it when he faces the media but when the team sits down together, every player must dissect everything that went wrong for them in yet another unsuccessful overseas campaign if they are to move forward

Virat Kohli's reactions said a lot

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Centurion, 5th day

'I'm not sitting here comforting my guys' - Kohli

India's captain said he wanted his players 'be hard on themselves' after the defeat in Centurion, while responding combatively to questions about selection and his team's overseas record in his post-match press conference