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South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg

Australia wait on 'stiff' Harris

Nov 16, 2011: Australia's attack for the second Test might not be decided until the morning of the match as they wait to see how Ryan Harris pulls up from Wednesday's training session

Brydon Coverdale in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg

Graeme Smith praises 'experienced' newcomers

Nov 16, 2011: Graeme Smith, the South Africa captain, has said the balance between the two sides is "probably even", with both in a state of transition, although South Africa's appears to have progressed further

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg

Can Australia bury the Newlands nightmare?

Nov 16, 2011: ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town

The Preview by Daniel Brettig

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Beating Australia at home the 'pinnacle' - Donald

Nov 15, 2011: Allan Donald's stint with the South African side offers him a chance to achieve things he couldn't as a player, and beating Australia at home is at the top of his agenda

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Handling pressure Cummins' biggest challenge - Craig

Nov 15, 2011: The youngest man ever to play Test cricket for Australia, Ian Craig, believes handling the pressure and atmosphere will be Pat Cummins' biggest challenge if he plays at the Wanderers this week

Brydon Coverdale in Johannesburg

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

We are prepared for Australian changes - Amla

Nov 14, 2011: Hashim Amla, the South Africa batsman, says his side are prepared for anything Australia do as a reaction to their loss at Newlands

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

I'll keep playing my natural game - Haddin

Nov 14, 2011: Brad Haddin says he will continue playing his natural game but will try to assess situations better than he did at Newlands

Brydon Coverdale in Johannesburg

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Backed South Africa to chase 300 at Newlands - Gibbs

Nov 13, 2011: Herschelle Gibbs, the former South Africa opening batsmen, has said Graeme Smith's team could have chased down an even bigger target against Australia in Cape Town

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Ponting incredibly important part of team - Langer

Nov 13, 2011: Australia's assistant coach, Justin Langer, has described Ricky Ponting as "an incredibly important part" of the Test side, despite his recent lack of runs

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Warner replaces injured Shaun Marsh

Nov 13, 2011: Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of the second Test against South Africa and has been replaced in Australia's squad by David Warner

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

There was panic in Australia change-room - Watson

Nov 12, 2011: Shane Watson, Australia's vice-captain, has conceded that there was panic in the change-rooms as Australia capitulated to 9 for 21 on the second day in Cape Town

Brydon Coverdale in Cape Town

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

Smith's fourth-innings heroics

Nov 11, 2011: South Africa survived a manic second day to pull off an incredible eight-wicket victory in Cape Town. Stats highlights from what turned out to be a pretty tame third day

S Rajesh

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

Amla, Smith tons lead SA to incredible win

Nov 11, 2011: Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla both struck centuries that completed South Africa's humiliation of Australia on the third day at Newlands, where they cruised to victory by eight wickets

The Report by Brydon Coverdale at Newlands

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Clarke slams 'disgraceful' batting

Nov 10, 2011: Michael Clarke has labelled the shot selection from Australia's batsmen as "disgraceful" on a day when they narrowly avoided being dismissed for the lowest Test total of all time

Brydon Coverdale at Newlands

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

The best bowling day in more than 100 years

Nov 10, 2011: A stunning day of Test cricket in Cape Town produced a whole bunch of statistical highlights. Here are some of the major ones

S Rajesh

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

South Africa ahead after incomprehensible day

Nov 10, 2011: South Africa's batsmen were on course for a most extraordinary Test victory by stumps on an incomprehensible second day at Newlands

The Report by Daniel Brettig

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Marsh in doubt for second Test

Nov 10, 2011: Michael Clarke has conceded that Shaun Marsh is in doubt for the second Test in Johannesburg after he struggled with a stiff back on the first two days in Cape Town

Brydon Coverdale at Newlands

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Clarke confident Australia still in the game

Nov 9, 2011: Michael Clarke believes Australia will have done well if they can scrape to 250 on the second day in Cape Town

Brydon Coverdale at Newlands

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 1st day

We wanted to target Clarke - Steyn

Nov 9, 2011: Dale Steyn, the South Africa fast bowler, said his side had planned to target Australia's captain Michael Clarke in bowler-friendly conditions in Cape Town

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

SA v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Steyn says he's got his intensity back

Nov 9, 2011: South Africa's bowlers weren't the most disciplined but favourable conditions and a fired-up Dale Steyn meant they still seized the advantage

Firdose Moonda at Newlands
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South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Nov 17-21, 2011
Australia won by 2 wickets
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South Africa won by 8 wickets
Sth Africa A v Australians at Potchefstroom - Nov 1-3, 2011
Australians won by 7 wickets
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Australia won by 3 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Oct 23, 2011
South Africa won by 80 runs
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