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South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Australia's longest day

Mar 5, 2014: It wasn't easy, and it certainly wasn't without its fair share of twists, but Australia held their own to pull off one of their most impressive wins in recent itmes

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South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Clarke sorry for Steyn anger

Mar 5, 2014: Michael Clarke has apologised for his fiery confrontation with Dale Steyn, admitting that he had overstepped the mark

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SA v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Warner thrives on sledges

Mar 4, 2014: David Warner has said that he likes getting involved in a sledge to spur him on at the crease, and sometimes he starts the banter to get himself going

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SA v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Warner, Johnson at peak of powers

Mar 4, 2014: Australia's success against England and South Africa is down to the arresting form of their most talented players - David Warner and Mitchell Johnson

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

Harris revives memories of Merv

Mar 3, 2014: Ryan Harris' willingness to exert himself on this tour to South Africa, despite his badly deteriorating knee, and his effectiveness through the pain on day three in Cape Town, take one back to Merv Hughes and the 1993 Ashes

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

Clarke's two Cape Towns

Mar 2, 2014: Michael Clarke's battling century in this game was a world apart from his glorious counter-attacking 2011 Newlands ton, and he will hope the result of the match has a similar disparity

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

'Overdue' Clarke toasts gutsy 161*

Mar 2, 2014: Michael Clarke has said that he was long overdue a century, after scoring 161 not out to take Australia into a strong position in Cape Town

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

Warner, Clarke get tough

Mar 1, 2014: David Warner and Michael Clarke produced arguably two of their finest knocks to lift Australia into a commanding position in Cape Town

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South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

Clarke guts earns Warne praise

Mar 1, 2014: Michael Clarke chose guts over flair, earning Warne's rich praise for the kind of brave occupation on which Test series victories are won

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South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

Siddle asked to regain his pace

Mar 1, 2014: Peter Siddle has been set the task of relocating the yard of speed he has lost over the course of a taxing 18 months, after he was dropped for the Newlands Test

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South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

Clarke needs Watson's best

Feb 28, 2014: To beat South Africa in what he has called the biggest match of Australia's summer and what is arguably the most significant of his captaincy so far, Michael Clarke is looking for a command all-round performance from Shane Watson on his return to the side

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South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

Warne soothes Clarke's worry

Feb 28, 2014: Shane Warne has turned up in Cape Town at a helpful moment for his friend in need, Michael Clarke, ahead of a pivotal Test match meeting with South Africa

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Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Warner fined for sharp-practice comments

Feb 27, 2014: David Warner has been fined for his suggestion that South Africa's burst of reverse swing to win the Port Elizabeth Test was achieved by suspicious means

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Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Ryan Harris battles knee and self-doubt

Feb 27, 2014: Ryan Harris wonky right knee has taken a battering in South Africa and so too has his self-confidence

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Australia in South Africa 2013-14

McDermott tackles reverse riddle

Feb 27, 2014: Tentative play from Australia's batsmen contributed to the prodigious reverse swing that brought about their Port Elizabeth downfall almost as much as shrewd handling of the ball by South Africa's bowlers and fielders, Australia's bowling coach Craig McDe

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Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Watson accepts all-round role

Feb 26, 2014: Shane Watson has conceded he does not merit a place in Australia's Test side on his batting alone and is committed to pursuing a more targeted pre-season this winter in a bid to be fitter for the all-round role the captain Michael Clarke and coach Darren

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Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Rogers survives once more

Feb 25, 2014: Chris Rogers has said that despite his place in the team being under threat, he played a bit better when under pressure

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Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Watson to replace Doolan or Marsh

Feb 24, 2014: One of Alex Doolan or Shaun Marsh will make way for Shane Watson provided the Australia allrounder proves his fitness

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

Clarke's form under microscope

Feb 23, 2014: Australia's captain Michael Clarke faced the first pointed questions about his own batting form in the wake of his team's rapid surrender to South Africa in the second Test at St George's Park

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

Australia left with uncomfortable answers

Feb 23, 2014: Australia walk away from the Port Elizabeth Test with proof of their vulnerability on surfaces that are less lively than the tracks at home, a theme common to their defeats in India and England

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