Firdose Moonda

South Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo

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Hugs all around after South Africa's win

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

A satisfying end to a dramatic summer

From a new coach to a series win against Australia, South Africa endured a lot, but among their takeaways are consistency and success

Morne Morkel in action on his last day as a Test cricketer

South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

'There was not one day did I not enjoy coming to nets' - Morkel

The fast bowler counted South Africa's first Test series wins in England and Australia since readmission as the highlights of his international career, and the 2015 World Cup semi-final defeat as a significant low point

Faf du Plessis raises his arms to celebrate his century

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

Du Plessis satisfies his needs, Elgar fulfils his wants

Du Plessis was coming off low scores which is why he needed the hundred more than he wanted it. Elgar didn't need a hundred because he already scored a big one in this series but he still might have wanted it

Keshav Maharaj appeals for lbw as Australia try sneaking in a run

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

Crafty Maharaj emerges from the shadows

The left-arm spinner tends to slip under the radar, but he is South Africa's second-highest wicket-taker in the series, and could well be in the spotlight in its final act, particularly given Morne Morkel's injury concerns

Morne Morkel, with his son, during his last national anthem as a South Africa player

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

Morkel pulls up with injury in his final Test

He left the field 40 minutes before lunch on the third morning in Johannesburg for some treatment. The team management hope he could push on for the rest for the match