Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
AUSTRALIA 355(119.3 OVERS)1ST INNINGS SOUTH AFRICA 311(111 OVERS)1ST INNINGS AUSTRALIA 321/7d(83 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Glenn McGrath is learning to cope as the attack's second string while sending reminders he's still a reliable force
Ricky Ponting's satisfaction at taking a 1-0 lead has been boosted by the inclusion of Justin Langer to his squad for the series-deciding Test starting in Sydney on Monday
Makhaya Ntini, ruled out of the third Test against Australia at Sydney with a knee injury, has found some consolation in being named South Africa's most popular sportsperson, the first time the honour has been bestowed upon a cricketer
Soon after lunch on the final day Australia wrapped up a crushing 184-run win in the Boxing Day Test against South Africa at Melbourne
Graeme Smith has denied Australia's "over-appealing" led to his team's demise in the second Test and has vowed to increase their ruthlessness in Sydney next week.