South Africa began and ended 2015 as the No. 1 Test side in the world but the security they felt as the year opened was a distant memory long before it came to a close
Alastair Cook's side have had an up-and-down year but the sense that they are on the rise is undeniable
South Africa have called wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock into their squad for the second Test in Cape Town providing a clear indication that AB de Villiers will be relieved of the gloves
South Africa's confidence is crushed. The well-being present two years ago when Graeme Smith took one last picture on the outfield with Jacques Kallis is hard to find
No. of quicker successful run chases of 150 or more in T20Is, than SA's in 14.4 overs. Netherlands had chased 190 in 13.5 overs v Ireland, Sylhet, 2013-14.
No. of runs scored by SA in the first 6 overs - third-highest in T20Is. Top 2: 91 by Net v Ire, Sylhet, Mar 2014 and 90 by NZ v Sco, The Oval, Jun 2009.