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Reign of Steyn

Feb 14, 2011: How does a pace bowler take seven wickets in an innings on a subcontinent pitch? By being Dale Steyn

Dileep Premachandran

South Africa in India 2009-10

South African spinners deserve more respect - Harris

Feb 12, 2010: South African left-arm spinner Paul Harris has spoken out against the criticism spinners get in the country if they don't perform to expectations

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in India 2009-10

Confident Harbhajan not worried about form

Feb 11, 2010: Harbhajan Singh has come in for criticism after a lacklustre showing during the defeat in Nagpur, but he defended his performance

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Conservative approach hurt India - Smith

Feb 9, 2010: South Africa captain Graeme Smith feels India's "conservative approach" in Nagpur cost them dearly and has said that playing an extra bowler in place of the untested Wriddhiman Saha would have been a more favourable option

N Hunter

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

No crumbs of comfort for India

Feb 9, 2010: The roots of this debacle go back to some frankly ludicrous selection. Having made such a pig's ear of picking the 15, the selectors deserve every bit of criticism that will come their way over the coming days

S Aga

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

Harris moves from facilitator to lead artist

Feb 9, 2010: The man who has been a facilitator to the fast bowlers today stepped up and made himself count

N Hunter

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

How Harris choked India

Feb 9, 2010: Paul Harris' outside-leg-stump line was perfect in the context of the game, as none of the Indian batsmen figured out how to score runs against him

S Rajesh

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

'We were outplayed' - Dhoni

Feb 9, 2010: MS Dhoni, the India captain, has said his team was completely outplayed by South Africa

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Harris and Steyn consign India to innings defeat

Feb 9, 2010: Thanks to Paul Harris, South Africa's fast bowlers didn't need to bust their gut in consigning India to their third innings defeat at home in the last 10 years

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga

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

India get a taste of the future

Feb 8, 2010: A weak batting line-up was brutally exposed by a devastating spell of fast bowling

N Hunter

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

Paced to perfection from Steyn

Feb 8, 2010: Steyn's masterclass in Nagpur had everything, conventional swing with the new ball that got him the wickets of Murali Vijay and Sachin Tendulkar and a blistering reverse-swing whirlwind after tea that saw India lose their last six wickets for 12

S Aga

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

Striker Steyn floors India

Feb 8, 2010: Dale Steyn has taken 13 five-fors in 37 Tests, a rate matches by very few bowlers over the last 40 years

S Rajesh

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

Steyn credits ball change before tea

Feb 8, 2010: The South African fast bowler has credited his seven-wicket haul in India's first innings to a ball change just before tea. India lost six wickets for 12 runs after tea, Steyn taking five of them

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Steyn's best leaves South Africa on top

Feb 8, 2010: Dale Steyn took the pitch out of the equation, and led South Africa to the verge of what should be close to their finest Test victory

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga

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

Hashim Amla takes centrestage

Feb 7, 2010: Hashim Amla's maiden double-century made sure South Africa's dominance had a firm grip over the Indian bowling

N Hunter

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

'We're going to give it our best shot' - Kirsten

Feb 7, 2010: India's coach remained quietly confident that a suddenly callow batting order can get the job done

S Aga

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

Amla double-century leads SA's charge

Feb 7, 2010: The double-century continued to elude Jacques Kallis but not Hashim Amla, who accumulated his way to the highest Test score by a South African in India

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Nagpur, 1st day

A perfect selection storm

Feb 6, 2010: Minor selection issues converge to become major headache for India

N Hunter

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Nagpur, 1st day

Business as usual for master and apprentice

Feb 6, 2010: The manner in which Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla pulled their side from a position of total disarray to one of strength on the first day in Nagpur, underlined the way they have evolved as Test batsmen in the last few years

S Aga

India v South Africa, 1st Test, Nagpur, 1st day

Kallis and Amla centuries deflate India

Feb 6, 2010: Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla put together South Africa's highest partnership against India, and by stumps Zaheer Khan's opening spell of 6-4-2-2 had become footnote material

The Bulletin by Sidharth Monga
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