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Top Performer - Graeme Smith

The duke of hazard

Jan 9, 2007: Graeme Smith's decisive twin half-centuries at Cape Town were a welcome return to form and sealed a great Test series win for South Africa

Jamie Alter

Eight turning points in the entire series

When the tide turned

Jan 7, 2007: Cricinfo picks eight phases where the momentum shifted in the series.

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

'We never gave up' - Smith

Jan 6, 2007: A jubilant Graeme Smith spoke to the media after a magnificent series win

Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

A rare fightback

Jan 6, 2007: South Africa completed a 2-1 series victory by winning the third Test by five wickets. It was a significant achievement considering they were 0-1 down. Not many have done it. Cricinfo looks at the stat highlights

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

'There will be a few guys under pressure' - Chappell

Jan 6, 2007: Greg Chappell, the coach, was candid in his assessment of the gains and losses after yet another Indian campaign overseas ended with the bitter taste of defeat

Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Heart and the hard yards

Jan 6, 2007: Most of all, this was Smith's victory. When his team needed to be shown the way, he was the first one out of the trenches

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

He simply had no intent

Watching Tendulkar was embarrassing

Jan 5, 2007: The fourth wicket stand produced 24 runs in 15 overs, to which Tendulkar contributed 9 in 45 balls. It was worse than tentative and diffident, it was supine and unbecoming.

Sambit Bal

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

A testing target

Jan 5, 2007: A weak batting display from the Indians left South Africa with a target of 211. They have the advantage, but history indicates that it might not be a cakewalk. Cricinfo looks at the stat highlights of the fourth day

George Binoy

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Ganguly: 156 more won't be easy

Jan 5, 2007: Sourav Ganguly has said India have a chance to win the third Test and clinch the series against South Africa because it won't be easy for them to achieve the target on the final day of the match

PTI

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

India dig their own grave

Jan 5, 2007: A disciplined and committed effort in the field gave South Africa every chance of winning this series

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

Vintage Test cricket

Jan 4, 2007: In these days of turbo-charged run rates, this was a throwback to another era, Test cricket's attritional age

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

Smith finds his feet

Jan 4, 2007: Cricinfo looks at the stats highlights of the third day in Cape Town

Kanishkaa Balachandran

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

Dravid - 'We've got our noses in front'

Jan 4, 2007: Rahul Dravid spoke to the media after an engrossing day's play and said India had the advantage with two days to play

Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

'They have their noses slightly ahead' - Smith

Jan 4, 2007: Graeme Smith spoke to the media after an engrossing day's play

Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

The shoulders of Atlas

Jan 4, 2007: Graeme Smith has taken South Africa to within touching distance of the Indian total, and now all eyes are on India, writes Dileep Premachandran

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Tendulkar and Smith share the spotlight

Jan 3, 2007: Stats highlights of the second day's play of the third Test between South Africa and India at Cape Town

Kanishkaa Balachandran

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

'Any lead we can get will be fantastic' - Pollock

Jan 3, 2007: Shaun Pollock was delighted by the manner in which South Africa fought back on the second day at Newlands, but he wasn't about to take anything for granted with his side still 270 adrift on first innings

Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

'We've been brought up not to play selfish cricket' - Karthik

Jan 3, 2007: Dinesh Karthik played his part behind the stumps, and will certainly have a bigger role to play once Anil Kumble settles in on a pitch that already has significant rough patches

Dileep Premachandran in Cape town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Lacking the killer instinct

Jan 3, 2007: At 395 for 5, India had South Africa on the ropes, but with the knockout punch set up, they slipped and fell flat on their faces

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

'Our mindset is to win' - Arthur

Jan 2, 2007: Mickey Arthur, South Africa's coach, expressed his disappointment at the Newlands pitch, but insisted that his side would go all out for the win that will clinch the series

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town
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Series Results
South Africa v India at Cape Town - Jan 2-6, 2007
South Africa won by 5 wickets
South Africa v India at Durban - Dec 26-30, 2006
South Africa won by 174 runs
South Africa v India at Johannesburg - Dec 15-18, 2006
India won by 123 runs
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