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India v South Africa 2007-08

Jul 1, 2009: Wisden's review of India v South Africa, 2nd Test, 2007-08

Anand Vasu

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur

'We'll force India out of their comfort zone' - Arthur

Apr 7, 2008: South Africa will stick to their aggressive bowling strategy of drawing India's heavyweight batting line-up out of the comfort zone

Ajay S Shankar

South Africa in India 2007-08

Gavaskar slams India's players for IPL distractions

Apr 7, 2008: Sunil Gavaskar has slammed India for going down to an innings defeat in the second Test in Ahmedabad and raised questions about the players' priorities

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Ganguly lives for another battle

Apr 5, 2008: 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

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

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

Planning and perseverance pay off

Apr 5, 2008: South Africa can proudly lay claim to having India's number throughout the Motera Test

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

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

India's worst home defeat in nearly 50 years

Apr 5, 2008: Stats highlights from the third - and as it turned out, last - day of the Ahmedabad Test

S Rajesh

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

Bowlers seal emphatic win for South Africa

Apr 5, 2008: South Africa, a class apart from first ball to last, swept to a thoroughly deserved innings-and-90-run victory inside three days to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran at Motera

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

Perfect execution

Apr 4, 2008: AB de Villiers timed his first Test double-century perfectly as he put the hosts to the sword to set up his team for a 1-0 lead

Jamie Alter at Motera

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

A new high for de Villiers

Apr 4, 2008: Stats highlights from the second day of the Ahmedabad Test

S Rajesh

Plays of the day

A case of immovable bails

Apr 4, 2008: Plays of the day for day two of the second Test between India and South Africa in Ahmedabad

Jamie Alter at Motera

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

de Villiers double leads South African run-fest

Apr 4, 2008: An unbeaten 217 by AB de Villiers and his 256-run stand with Jacques Kallis, who made 132, helped South Africa to 494 for 7, a lead of 418

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran at Motera

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day

Changing soil content makes Harbhajan see red

Apr 3, 2008: Harbhajan Singh raised eyebrows at the nature of the Motera pitch while bemoaning the trend of draws in India

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day

'They didn't have a strategy' - Steyn

Apr 3, 2008: While the entire Indian team may look back at the first session and cough up excuses, one man isn't surprised by their capitulation

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day

Clueless against pace and seam

Apr 3, 2008: With all due respect to Dale Steyn and Co, it was India, when confronted with a something unusual for this part of the world and a bit of swing, that ran scared

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day

The shortest innings in the subcontinent

Apr 3, 2008: India's capitulation for 76 before lunch on the first day in Ahmedabad was one of their worst performances in Tests

S Rajesh

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day

Steyn and Kallis lead South African charge

Apr 3, 2008: Makhaya Ntini and Dale Steyn scythed through the batting order as India slumped to 76 all out, their second-lowest total on home soil. By close of play on the opening day, Jacques Kallis had led South Africa to 223 for 4

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran at Motera

Plays of the day

A peach, a shocker, and a killer glare

Apr 3, 2008: Plays of the day from the first day of the Ahmedabad Test between India and South Africa

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad

Prepared South Africa exude confidence

Apr 2, 2008: Graeme Smith's attitude reflects the state South Africa are in: confident after gaining a psychological advantage from the draw in Chennai and free of injury hassles

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad

Teams look to turn on the heat

Apr 2, 2008: With Kanpur's Green Park - the venue for the final Test - known to produce more draws than results, it's up to Ahmedabad to ensure a result in this series

ESPNcricinfo staff
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India won by 8 wickets
India v South Africa at Ahmedabad - Apr 3-5, 2008
South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
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Match drawn
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