The Marsh mystery

He looks like one of Australia's top six batsmen, doesn't make the necessary runs in first-class cricket, briefly dazzles in Tests, goes away, then comes back

Shaun Marsh survived a run out chance when Ryan McLaren couldn't gather the ball

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Australia's longest day

It wasn't easy, and it certainly wasn't without its fair share of twists, but Australia held their own to pull off one of their most impressive wins in recent itmes

Ryan Harris wheels away in celebration after sealing the series for Australia

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Philander fights hard but falls short

Earlier in the series, Vernon Philander had had his willingness to work hard on the field questioned by the opposition. On day five in Cape Town, he showed them just how hard he can work, even with bat in hand

Vernon Philander scored an unbeaten 51