South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Much to laud, much to lament

With the ball, South Africa were incisive at some times, ineffectual at others; the batting was consistent but not without question marks of its own

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Two Tests not enough for a marquee series

Scheduling a two-Test series between Australia and South Africa, rivals with a rollicking recent history, was madness. And as a result, the series has no winner

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

The best of Test cricket

Whether Ricky Ponting crafts a victory for Australia or South Africa record a landmark win, this match is a tribute to the longest format of cricket