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South Africa v India, 2010-11

Jun 1, 2011: Wisden's review of the second Test, South Africa v India, 2010-11

Anand Vasu

Test batting winner

The tough get going

Feb 14, 2011: The conditions were the most difficult Laxman had encountered in his career. Tailor-made, in other words

Sidharth Monga

India in South Africa 2010-11

Kallis, Steyn stand out

Jan 7, 2011: South Africa went into the series as clear favourites, and will be disappointed they could only manage a 1-1 draw against India

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban

'Durban among toughest wickets I've played' - Laxman

Dec 30, 2010: VVS Laxman ranks Durban "up there" with the best wins of his career, especially because on the first day the batsmen had to counter "one of the most challenging wickets I have played on in my career".

Sidharth Monga in Durban

India in South Africa 2010-11

The secret of Zaheer's success

Dec 30, 2010: He has learnt the art of bringing the ball back into the right-hander too and also sacrificed a bit of pace for accuracy

Aakash Chopra

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

India exorcise demons of 1996

Dec 30, 2010: Fourteen years ago, in Durban, India suffered one of their worst defeats in Tests. What has changed since then? We spoke to three players who featured in that Test

Sidharth Monga and Nagraj Gollapudi

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

Smith calls for uniformity in UDRS

Dec 29, 2010: Graeme Smith, the South Africa captain, has once again called for the ICC to establish uniformity in the use of the UDRS

Firdose Moonda at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

Dhoni downplays Kingsmead achievement

Dec 29, 2010: In typical fashion, MS Dhoni has sought to downplay the Durban win, saying this win is as special as ones that came in Kanpur, Eden Gardens or anywhere else

Sidharth Monga at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

South Africa's Durban blues

Dec 29, 2010: South Africa have lost their last three Test matches in Durban, but their captain Graeme Smith can't seem to figure out why

Firdose Moonda at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

Famous victory part of a winning habit

Dec 29, 2010: India's celebrations after one of their best away wins were a sign of their increasing familiarity with Test success overseas

Sidharth Monga at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

Poor batting cost South Africa - Smith

Dec 29, 2010: Graeme Smith, the South Africa captain, has said their batting cost them victory in the second Test against India in Durban

Firdose Moonda at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

Laxman's second-innings act

Dec 29, 2010: VVS Laxman's classy batting, and some inspired bowling set up another overseas win for India at a venue where they had a poor record

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day

India level series with 87-run win

Dec 29, 2010: India emphasised that they are poor travellers no more by pulling off a series-levelling win in Durban, where they had suffered one of their worst Test defeats in 1996

The Bulletin by Siddarth Ravindran

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 3rd day

Sreesanth, Smith and sparks

Dec 28, 2010: The contest between the two top teams in the world is heating up, and some of it is boiling over, with Paul Harris alleging that Sreesanth must have said something personal for Graeme Smith to react the way he did

Sidharth Monga at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 3rd day

South Africa take confidence from Perth chase

Dec 28, 2010: The memory of their 414-run chase against Australia at the WACA in 2008, will make South Africa confident they can get the 303 they need to beat India in Durban

Firdose Moonda at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 3rd day

VVS Laxman does it once again

Dec 28, 2010: It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that, under pressure, VVS Laxman is one of the best in the world in this era

Sidharth Monga at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 3rd day

Smith's statement, and Ishant's lack of luck

Dec 28, 2010: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the day of the third day of the Durban Test between South Africa and India

Sidharth Monga at Kingsmead

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 3rd day

VVS Laxman stars on pulsating day

Dec 28, 2010: The Durban Test continued to be a cracker, with the game see-sawing on the third day before bad light ended play with both teams level

The Bulletin by Siddarth Ravindran

Rahul Dravid

'There are no easy catches in the slips'

Dec 28, 2010: The first man to take 200 catches in Test cricket, Rahul Dravid speaks about what it takes to stand in the cordon

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 2nd day

SA's failure to adapt costs them dear

Dec 27, 2010: South Africa's failure to adapt their approach to the unexpected threat posed by India's bowlers led to their collapse in the first innings

Firdose Moonda at Kingsmead
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