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Test batting performance of the year

Stokes: smash!

Feb 24, 2017: England's No. 6 could scarcely have done more damage in Cape Town if he were an angry green giant

George Dobell

Firestarter: Me, Cricket and the Heat of the Moment

Categorically Ben

Jan 29, 2017: It is easy to pigeonhole Stokes as a brash, combative allrounder, but there's more to him - as his frank autobiography reveals

Alan Gardner

Bavuma's giant leap

Jul 4, 2016: The South African batsman talks us through his landmark hundred at Newlands against England, an inspiration to an emerging generation of South African players

Luke Alfred

2nd Test, Cape Town

South Africa v England, 2015-16

Apr 13, 2016: Wisden's review of the second Test, South Africa v England, 2015-16

Simon Wilde

South Africa news

Cook omission raises doubts about domestic quality

Jan 8, 2016: Stephen Cook's continued omission from South Africa's Test plans has reawakened concerns about the quality of the Sunfoil Series, the country's first-class franchise competition

Firdose Moonda

England in South Africa 2015-16

South Africa unchanged for last two Tests

Jan 8, 2016: South Africa have named an unchanged squad for the last two Tests of the home series against England

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

From crushed to content: Amla unburdens himself

Jan 6, 2016: A mid-series change of captain is never ideal, but with Hashim Amla having rediscovered his form and South Africa having regained some pride it could work out well for the team

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Cook rues misses which led to nervous final day

Jan 6, 2016: Alastair Cook admitted that missed chances cost England dear in the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

George Dobell at Newlands

South Africa news

Amla steps down as South Africa captain

Jan 6, 2016: Hashim Amla has resigned as South Africa captain following the second Test against England at Newlands

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Run-fests at Newlands

Jan 6, 2016: Despite the wickets that fell on the final day, this Cape Town Test still ended up with the highest runs per wicket among all Tests in South Africa

S Rajesh

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

England lose their grip on final day

Jan 6, 2016:

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

England survive scare but South Africa are buoyed

Jan 6, 2016: From nowhere, a smouldering Newlands Test burst into life. A final day that many anticipated would bring unbearable drudgery became an urgent England battle for survival

The Report by David Hopps

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Broad fined after telling Dar 'get on with the game'

Jan 6, 2016: Stuart Broad has been fined 30% of his match fee for telling umpire Aleem Dar to "just get on with the game" during the fourth day of the Newlands Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

'The craziest group of people I have ever seen'

Jan 5, 2016: Perfect weather, a historic hundred, and plenty of singing in the stands made it a day to savour

Samantha Smith

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Africa applauds a son of transformation

Jan 5, 2016: In becoming the first black South African to score a Test century, Temba Bavuma has provided his generation with a long-awaited role model

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

600-plus double sets new heights

Jan 5, 2016: After posting no century partnership in Tests in 2015, South Africa had three in an innings in Cape Town, Stats highlights from another batsman-dominated day at Newlands

S Rajesh

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Amla makes 201; Bavuma makes history

Jan 5, 2016:

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Historic Bavuma ton helps SA achieve parity

Jan 5, 2016: Temba Bavuma's maiden Test hundred lit up Newlands as South Africa were able to declare on 627 for 7, just two runs behind England on first innings

The Report by David Hopps

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

England drops compound day's grind

Jan 4, 2016: Despite bowling with discipline and control, England's efforts were undermined by lapses in the field

George Dobell at Newlands

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

Amla digs deep to lead from the front

Jan 4, 2016: Hashim Amla shelved his usual serenity to produce an innings of steely resolve, and led South Africa's fightback in the only way he knows how

Firdose Moonda at Newlands
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