India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur, 3rd day

One hour that made the difference

After matching India blow for blow on the most alien of surfaces and conditions for two days, South Africa slipped up - decisively - in the first hour of the third day

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur

'Play the ball, not the pitch'

It is fitting that Graham Thorpe is part of the TV commentary team covering the Kanpur Test: he was always a tough nut to crack, even on a difficult pitch

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur

Superb venue for openers

Stats preview to the third Test between India and South Africa in Kanpur

Neil McKenzie

Seize the day

After four years on the fringes, Neil McKenzie is older, wiser, and back where he belongs. "I try and grab every occasion as my last," he says

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 3rd day

Ganguly lives for another battle

Unlike his top-order mates Sourav Ganguly was taking it back to South Africa, relying on instinct. He was battling against adversity and thriving, like India abroad recently. But, like India, it's also dangerous to expect too much of him