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Shades of Gavaskar

Jan 4, 2014: There's an implacable soundness about Cheteshwar Pujara, the best young batsman in the Test-playing world

Mukul Kesavan

Goodbye to Jacques, Durban and all that

Jan 2, 2014: The second leg of our correspondent's South Africa tour diary features steel bands, pelvic thrusts, Ethiopian food, and a low-key last innings

Sidharth Monga

A decent year, but don't mention the bowling

Jan 2, 2014: India seem to have managed their transition to a new generation of players reasonably well but there are gaps to fill

Sidharth Monga

Jacques Kallis retires from Tests

A spotless Test record

Dec 31, 2013: Over a Test career that lasted 18 years, there were hardly any boxes that Jacques Kallis did not tick

S Rajesh

India in South Africa 2013-14

Strengths embellished, SA need changed mindset

Dec 31, 2013: The 1-0 series win over India embellished South Africa's strengths and reputation. The team, however, needs to find a lead spinner and adopt a forward-thinking outlook to prepare for life without Jacques Kallis

Firdose Moonda in Durban

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

To turn it around and win a huge achievement - Smith

Dec 30, 2013: Graeme Smith believes South Africa did well to overcome the conditions and persistent clouds to ensure they were undefeated in a 14th consecutive series

Firdose Moonda in Durban

India in South Africa, 2013-14

India's batsmen deserve better fast-bowling support

Dec 30, 2013: India have shown they have the batting to win series overseas if they can find fit, robust and skillful fast bowlers

Sidharth Monga in Durban

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

Rahane showcases his No. 6 mettle

Dec 30, 2013: Ajinkya Rahane displayed how versatile his batting is during his innings of 96 in Durban, and is possibly India's biggest gain of the tour

Sidharth Monga in Durban

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

Mixed feelings for Dhoni after South Africa Tests

Dec 30, 2013: This 1-0 series defeat for India has in many ways exceeded the expectations off this young and inexperienced team, but MS Dhoni knows they had put themselves in positions to do much better

Sidharth Monga in Durban

Jacques Kallis retires from Tests

'I always tried to lead from the front'

Dec 30, 2013: Jacques Kallis signs off his Test career content with his decision and relieved that he can return to something approaching an ordinary existence

Firdose Moonda in Durban

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

Second-fastest to 350 and 14 series unbeaten

Dec 30, 2013: Stats highlights from the fifth day's play of the Durban Test between South Africa and India

Shiva Jayaraman

Jacques Kallis retires

Benefactor, friend, family-man

Dec 30, 2013: While Jacques Kallis has a reputation of being aloof, of late there have been instances that showed glimpses of his other side

Firdose Moonda

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

South Africa win to give Kallis perfect send-off

Dec 30, 2013: South Africa overpowered India by ten wickets in Jacques Kallis' final Test to give one of the greatest of Test careers the perfect end

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Kallis' legacy ranks with the best

Dec 30, 2013: He had seven phases to his Test career, and at the end of them he is fit to rank alongside the very greatest

Martin Crowe

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

South Africa show touch more intent in race against time

Dec 29, 2013: Jacques Kallis, for all the questions over his third-day tactics, has put South Africa in a position from which they can't lose in Durban, and a more commanding showing from some of his team-mates on Sunday has meant a victory is still in sight too

Firdose Moonda in Durban

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

Emotions high during Kallis' last stand

Dec 29, 2013: Jacques Kallis signed off with a century, and his team-mates lived through the last 20 runs before lining up to congratulate the allrounder on a career well played

Firdose Moonda in Durban

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

Test of character awaits after testing day

Dec 29, 2013: The work on the India quicks' legs finally began to show, but their fate in this series now depends on how their batsmen fare on a challenging final day

Sidharth Monga in Durban

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

Kallis passes Dravid, and Jadeja's best

Dec 29, 2013: Stats highlights from the fourth day's play of the Durban Test between South Africa and India

Shiva Jayaraman

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

India fight for survival after South Africa post 500

Dec 29, 2013: South Africa took a substantial lead and then prised out the Indian openers to take charge of the Kingsmead Test

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Goodbye to two old-school players

Dec 29, 2013: Jacques Kallis and Graeme Swann are very different off the field, but they contributed to their teams in similar, impressive fashions

Ian Chappell
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Tour Results
South Africa v India at Durban - Dec 26-30, 2013
South Africa won by 10 wickets
South Africa v India at Johannesburg - Dec 18-22, 2013
Match drawn
SAf Invit XI v Indians at Benoni - Dec 13-14, 2013
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
South Africa v India at Centurion - Dec 11, 2013
No result
South Africa v India at Durban - Dec 8, 2013
South Africa won by 134 runs
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