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South Africa v India, 2006

2007: South Africa v India, 2006

Neil Manthorp

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Cape Town

Sehwag unlikely for series decider

Dec 31, 2006: South Africa's greater desperation prevailed on a tense weather-interrupted final day, leaving the series beautifully poised going into the final Test at Cape Town

Dileep Premachandran in Cape Town

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban

Vengsarkar worried about openers' form

Dec 31, 2006: Disappointed with the collapse of the Indian top order on the fifth day of the Durban Test, Dilip Vengsarkar, the chairman of selectors, has expressed concern over the form of India's openers - Virender Sehwag and Wasim Jaffer

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 5th day

'Ntini's spell proved decisive' - Dravid

Dec 30, 2006: Rahul Dravid isn't the sort of man prone to giving his team a spray of abuse in the dressing-room, but he could have been forgiven that at Kingsmead

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 5th day

All too familiar for India and Ntini's 2006 rampage

Dec 30, 2006: Stats highlights of the fifth day's play in the second Test at Durban

Kanishkaa Balachandran

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 5th day

'Every guy put his hand up' - Smith

Dec 30, 2006: South Africa's victory wasn't about one man but a fantastic performance from the entire unit, felt Smith

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 5th day

Flattering to deceive

Dec 30, 2006: To a catalogue of shame that reads Jamaica 2002, Bangalore 2005 and Mumbai 2006, you can now add the Kingsmead game. Expecting India to bat out time to save a game has now become as much an exercise in futility as asking a wino to stay away from the bottl

The Verdict by Dileep Premachandran in Durban

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 5th day

Ntini propels SA to series-levelling win

Dec 30, 2006: India were shot out for 179 in just over 55 overs to give South Africa victory by 174 runs.

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

'Can we survive? Why not?' - Dhoni

Dec 29, 2006: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's injured finger could hamper him while batting but he was still confident about saving the second Test and did not rule out the possibility of a victory

Dileep Premachandran at Durban

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

A statistically improbable target

Dec 29, 2006:

George Binoy

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

'They will probably go on the defensive' - Boucher

Dec 29, 2006: Mark Boucher was confident that his team had the bowling arsenal to dismiss India inside two sessions on Saturday

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

All about brave cricket

Dec 29, 2006: With 70 overs of play still possible, South Africa will be confident of heading to Cape Town with the series all square.

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

SA well placed for victory push

Dec 29, 2006: Bad light halted play for a fourth successive day at Durban, with India struggling at 34 for 2 chasing an imposing 354

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban

Shepherd calls on ICC to appoint more umpires

Dec 28, 2006: Former Test umpire David Shepherd has warned that leading umpires face burn-out unless the ICC tackles the issue and appoints more officials to its elite panel

ESPNcricinfo staff

Stand-in umpire explains controversial bad light decision

'Sometimes the umpires have to make a call' - Howell

Dec 28, 2006: Ian Howell, the replacement umpire deputising for the ill Mark Benson explains the controversial bad light decision

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

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

Benson under observation after heart palpitations

Dec 28, 2006: Mark Benson, the on-field umpire for the ongoing India-South Africa Test at Durban, left the field 20 minutes into the third day's play after suffering heart palpitations

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Arthur fumes over delays

Dec 28, 2006: South Africa's coach Mickey Arthur was left fuming after the multitude of delays on the third day

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

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

Resting on laurels: The familiar Indian story

Dec 28, 2006: India need to introspect, especially when it comes to another dreadfully disappointing batting performance away from home

Dileep Premachandran in Durban

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

Smith and de Villiers extend lead

Dec 28, 2006: South Africa enjoyed the best of yet another truncated day as they ended the third day with a lead of 152

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

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

Sehwag's first-ball woes

Dec 27, 2006: Cricinfo looks at the stats highlights of the second day's play

Kanishkaa Balachandran
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