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South Africa's home run, and Gambhir's resurgence

Apr 17, 2009: The toughest country to beat in their own backyard, and the Indian who's had an amazing 10 months

S Rajesh

Roelof van der Merwe

Party dawg turns bulldog

Apr 11, 2009: How South Africa's bright new all-round hope got serious and got going

Andrew Worling

Last man standing

Apr 10, 2009: Can Australia's captain rebuild an empire ravaged by age and retirement?

John Stern

Twenty20: an earthly odyssey

Apr 1, 2009: The shortest format has well and truly come into its own and can no longer be sneered at

Rob Steen

Bugs in the machine

Mar 29, 2009: A look at why the umpiring referrals system is flawed

Ian Chappell

Pity the poor leggie

Mar 26, 2009: Bryce McGain should be given all the help he needs to make sure his first Test is not his last

Christian Ryan

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Harris leaves 'buffet bowler' tag behind

Mar 22, 2009: The Australians must have been waiting for table service at Newlands, where they failed to handle what Harris dished up in a Man-of-the-Match performance that earned him his best match figures of 9 for 161

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Centurion Johnson morphs into an allrounder

Mar 22, 2009: The Mitchell Johnson allrounder debate is over. His captain says he's an allrounder. He says he's an allrounder. The figures from this tour back them up

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

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

Sublime de Villiers repays Arthur's faith

Mar 21, 2009: AB de Villiers' contribution of 163 continued his brilliant series, which had been the intention when the coach Mickey Arthur declined to push him up to open

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

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

Defiant Prince returns with a bang

Mar 20, 2009: Ashwell Prince's return century was also an innings of defiance, not so much against a limp Australia attack but against the shabby way he had been handled by the selectors

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

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

Unbalanced Australia pay the price

Mar 19, 2009: There was just one problem for Australia - five spare bowlers, no extra batsmen - which meant there was no one to cover for an injured batsman

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

Imraan Khan

Laying claim to the room at the top

Mar 18, 2009: An exciting new left-hander of Indian origin may just be the answer to South Africa's opener crisis

Azad Essa

Steve Bucknor

128 and done

Mar 18, 2009: The world's most experienced Test umpire hangs up his boots after the Newlands Test

Brydon Coverdale

Recess is over

Mar 16, 2009: Australia now seem to have the wood on their favourite whipping boys for good

Telford Vice

Unpredictable is watchable

Mar 12, 2009: Australia have had to strain every sinew for the win against South Africa. It makes for a nice change

Christian Ryan

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

End of South Africa's innocence

Mar 11, 2009: South Africa's greatest strengths on their triumphant tour of Australia were unity and dignity. Those two qualities are disappearing fast

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

Vive le new boys

Mar 11, 2009: The likes of Phil Hughes and Marcus North have made a case for blooding fresh talent

Gideon Haigh

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Durban, 5th day

The dead rubber that transformed a team

Mar 10, 2009: A dead rubber it may have been, but the victory in Sydney provided Australia's rookies with invaluable self-affirmation of their abilities at international level

Alex Brown

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

Australia miss full-time spinner

Mar 9, 2009: The lack of a full-time slow bowler to tie down an end for long chunks of the day while also probing for wickets could prove detrimental to an Australian attack full of young and heavily burdened bodies

Brydon Coverdale in Durban

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Durban, 3rd day

Australia have their 'Phil', and how

Mar 8, 2009: Don Bradman on Friday. George Headley on Sunday. It's a shame Test matches don't span three innings per team or Phillip Hughes could have tried to knock off Garfield Sobers on Tuesday

Brydon Coverdale in Durban
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Tour Results
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Apr 17, 2009
Australia won by 47 runs
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Apr 13, 2009
South Africa won by 61 runs
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Apr 9, 2009
South Africa won by 25 runs
South Africa v Australia at Centurion - Apr 5, 2009
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 142 balls remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Apr 3, 2009
Australia won by 141 runs
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