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England v South Africa, 2012

Jun 1, 2013: A review of the first Test, England v South Africa, 2012

Hugh Chevallier

South Africa in England 2012

We didn't play like No. 1 - Anderson

Jul 26, 2012: James Anderson has admitted the pressure that comes with defending their No. 1 Test status is something England are still "coming to terms with"

ESPNcricinfo staff

The wristy joy of Amla

Jul 26, 2012: His batting is cause for celebration and his achievements reflect the greater cultural richness now evident in South Africa

Mark Nicholas

ICC news

South Africans rise up Test rankings after Oval victory

Jul 25, 2012: South Africa's batsmen have surged up the ICC Test rankings and occupy four of the top six spots after their colossal performance in the first Test at The Oval

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kallis, Steyn, and why the X-factor matters

Jul 25, 2012: As events at The Oval showed, greatness is the ability to bend and shape events by will, to dictate history rather than be dictated to by it

Rob Steen

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

England limitations exposed

Jul 23, 2012: Technical deficiencies on slow, dry pitches mean England have now lost five from nine

Mark Nicholas at The Oval

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

Kirsten focused on next hurdle

Jul 23, 2012: South Africa celebrated their first win at The Oval in 14 attempts without their captain Graeme Smith

Firdose Moonda at The Oval

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

Regularity brings rewards

Jul 23, 2012: Gary Kirsten has carefully developed the environment for South Africa to flourish, through consistency and togetherness

Firdose Moonda at The Oval

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

Losing at their own game

Jul 23, 2012: England were hammered playing attritional cricket in their own backyard - a defeat that may have signalled a power shift in Test cricket

George Dobell at The Oval

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

The most comprehensive Test victory

Jul 23, 2012: For only the fifth time in Test history, a team won a match losing only two wickets

S Rajesh

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

Bowlers set tone for victory - Smith

Jul 23, 2012: Graeme Smith, South Africa's captain, praised an "incredible" innings from Hashim Amla and the exemplary performance of his bowlers

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

Crowds flock to final day

Jul 23, 2012: Key moments from the fith day of the 1st Investec Test between England and South Africa at The Oval

Firdose Moonda and George Dobell

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

'We can take 20 wickets' - Strauss

Jul 23, 2012: England's bowlers took only two South African wickets at The Oval but Andrew Strauss backed them to take ten times as many in the final two Tests

David Hopps

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 5th day

Steyn and Tahir complete innings victory

Jul 23, 2012: South Africa, dominant since the start of the second day, secured an innings and 12-run victory at The Oval

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

Smith's creativity brings rewards

Jul 22, 2012: When Graeme Smith declared South Africa's first innings he did something South African cricketers are not known for. He got creative

Firdose Moonda at The Oval

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

Amla, Kallis lead run deluge

Jul 22, 2012: Stats highlights from day four of the first Test at The Oval

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

The joy of Test-match batting

Jul 22, 2012: Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis gave a lesson in Test match batting during their record stand, showcasing skills that can only be found in the game's original format

Mark Nicholas

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

The silent triumph of Hashim Amla

Jul 22, 2012: He has long been an icon in South African cricket and now Hashim Amla has touched new territory for the country and secured a place in history

Firdose Moonda at The Oval

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

England No. 1 status hanging by a thread

Jul 22, 2012: After another chastening day, the alarm bells that sounded for England in the UAE are now roaring in their ears as their fallibility on slow, low pitches becomes evident again

George Dobell at The Oval

England v SA, 1st Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

Kallis dedicates great day to Boucher

Jul 22, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the fourth day at The Oval

George Dobell and Firdose Moonda at The Oval
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