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Steven Smith and Faf du Plessis share a moment

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

Codes, and politics: what the aftermath of the bust-ups tells us

Perhaps it's time Australia have another look at how they, as players, are perceived by the cricketing world. Perhaps it's also time for South Africa, as a cricketing nation, to reconsider the way they negotiate authority

Josh Hazlewood gets on one knee as he celebrates

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

'Patchy' Hazlewood seeks new-ball strikes

The fast bowler has admitted he has not been at his best so far on the South Africa tour, and hopes for a bit of grass on the pitches in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Usman Khawaja targets the leg side

Australia in South Africa 2018

Usman Khawaja's frustration a sign of his growth

The Australian batsman admitted his cool facade was broken by his dismissal late on day three in Port Elizabeth, but that is a sign of his growing responsibility in the team

Kagiso Rabada is thrilled to pick up a wicket

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

Australia on Rabada: 'His arm speed is quite amazing'

From analysing what works for Kagiso Rabada the bowler, to suggesting what needs to change for Kagiso Rabada the angry young cricketer, here's Australia's players and staff

Dean Elgar plays on the off side

South Africa v Australia. 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth

Elgar, Amla taught us a lesson - Lehmann

The coach believes the pair's 88-run stand, which weathered extended periods of reverse-swing from Australia's quicks, helped AB de Villiers play with far more freedom alongside the tail

A Steven Smith late cut

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day

Smith's decreasing returns leave Australia vulnerable

From his recent form, you would think Steven Smith is at the top of his game. Against South Africa, though, his efficiency has fallen steadily