Firdose Moonda

South Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo

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Morne Morkel is delighted after dismissing Usman Khawaja

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

'He has been a great servant to South African cricket'

Having already announced plans to retire, Morne Morkel has become the fifth South African to 300 Test wickets. Former South Africa bowling coach Vincent Barnes talks us through his career

Morne Morkel removed Steven Smith in the third over after lunch

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Morkel becomes fifth South African to 300 Test wickets

The fast bowler took the wickets of Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh on the second day at Newlands to reach the milestone in his 85th Test

Dean Elgar brought up his 11th Test century

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Dean Elgar makes his presence felt

For someone who has identified his role as being partly to "irritate the opposition", the South African opener had been unusually subdued in the first two Tests. On day one at Newlands, he was back to his immovable, in-yer-face best

Faf du Plessis congratulates Lungi Ngidi upon picking up his maiden Test wicket

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

SA set to miss 2017-18 transformation target

Selection questions over Temba Bavuma/Theunis de Bruyn and Lungi Ngidi/Morne Morkel highlight the delicate balancing act for South Africa

Dale Steyn gets into his delivery stride

South Africa news

Steyn all but out of Australia series

The fast bowler has recovered from the heel injury that has kept him out since the New Year's Test against India, but will not get any chance to prove his fitness in a first-class game with the Titans leaving him out of their squad for the final fixture o

Kagiso Rabada celebrates in Mitchell Marsh's midst

Australia in South Africa 2018

'Great decision for series and Test cricket'

Having Kagiso Rabada back is "satisfying" for two reasons: he will play at Newlands and South Africa feel vindicated that inconsistent application of the ICC code of conduct has been rectified

Dean Elgar used the sweep against Nathan Lyon

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

'Backroom noise hindering exciting Test series' - Elgar

A quiet break from cricket, after two high-quality Tests that were in the spotlight for several wrong reasons, has given the South Africa opener time to think about his faltering batting