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India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur

Ishant and Munaf back for third Test

Apr 6, 2008: Ishant Sharma and Munaf Patel have been added to the squad for the third Test against South Africa in Kanpur

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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

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

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

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India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad

India struggle with bowling options

Apr 2, 2008: Going in to a venue at which their spinners have enjoyed success and with the intention of playing five bowlers, India are struggling to determine who those five will be

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Ahmedabad

Curator promises sporting surface

Apr 1, 2008: With pitch in the spotlight after the dull draw in Chennai,the chief curator Dhiraj Parsana is non-committal: he promises a sporting surface but remains unsure of what the weather could dictate

Jamie Alter in Ahmedabad

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai

South Africa fined for slow over-rate

Mar 31, 2008: Roshan Mahanama, the match referee, found the side was two overs short of its target after time allowances were taken in to consideration

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South Africa in India 2007-08

Kaif expected call-up

Mar 31, 2008: Having earned a Test recall after nearly two years, Mohammad Kaif said he was expecting to be picked based on his domestic performance

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South Africa in India 2007-08

Injured Tendulkar to miss second Test

Mar 30, 2008: India's hopes of fielding a full-strength side for the second Test in Ahmedabad took a blow after Sachin Tendulkar was ruled out with a groin injury

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Chennai

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day

McKenzie ton rounds off tame draw

Mar 30, 2008: A patient unbeaten 155 from Neil McKenzie, and his solid 157-run partnership with Hashim Amla guided South Africa to safety on the final day

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran in Chennai

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 4th day

'The last 1000 have been a learning curve' - Dravid

Mar 29, 2008: Rahul Dravid says he exceeded his own expectations with what he's achieved in the game, after becoming the sixth batsman to score 10,000 Test runs

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Chennai

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 4th day

Dravid joins 10,000-run club

Mar 29, 2008: Rahul Dravid became the sixth batsmen in Test history to break the 10,000-run barrier when he went from 79 to 80 on the fourth day

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Chennai

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 4th day

Steyn and McKenzie cap South Africa's day

Mar 29, 2008: There was a 25th century and 10,000 Test runs for Rahul Dravid and a large crowd to celebrate, but little else went India's way at Chepauk as a rejuvenated South African side dominated the fourth day's play

The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran in Chennai

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 3rd day

Being dropped motivated me - Sehwag

Mar 28, 2008: Virender Sehwag admitted that being dropped from the Test side "motivated" him to concentrate better, enabling him to produce what he termed as his "best innings".

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Chennai
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India v South Africa at Kanpur - Apr 11-13, 2008
India won by 8 wickets
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South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
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