Morkel's time to step up

The South African quick has been superb in limited overs, but he now needs to show he can take up the leadership role in Tests as well

Morne Morkel pumps his fist after dismissing Kumar Sangakkara

Dr Ken Jennings

South Africa need a new narrative

To break their World Cup hoodoo, they need a new philosophy and paradigm of thinking, resulting in a new way of being on and off the cricket field

The South African team walks back in low spirits

Advantage batsmen, game to bowlers

In a tournament that gave the appearance of being dominated by the bat, the ball had the last word and it was Australia's attack that provided a degree of redemption

Mitchell Starc takes off after bowling Brendon McCullum

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Singed South Africa grapple with future

The sun has risen after the nadir. Change will come. The future will not be stayed. But for many of South Africa's stalwarts, this may have been a bridge too far

The South African team walks back in low spirits

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Time slips by South Africa once again

It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.

A despondent Faf du Plessis after South Africa's loss

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Eden Park's moment of catharsis

New Zealand's rise as a cricketing force has generated an upsurge of support, and on the day of their biggest World Cup triumph yet, Eden Park became a living, breathing, 41,000-strong cardiogram

Not for the faint of heart: Auckland fans were treated to humdinger of a match