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South Africa v West Indies 2007-08

Aug 1, 2009: Wisden's review of South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, 2007-08

Neil Manthorp

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Cape Town

South Africa fined for slow over-rate

Jan 6, 2008: The South African players were fined 5% of their match fees - Graeme Smith, their captain being fined 10% - for a slow over-rate

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

South Africa overcome West Indies' resistance

Jan 6, 2008: Tony Cozier on West Indies' resistance led by Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Chris Gayle before their seven-wicket loss to South Africa

Tony Cozier

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

Smith lifts South Africa to square the series

Jan 5, 2008: Graeme Smith made 85 from 79 balls as South Africa eased to a seven-wicket win to level the series

The Bulletin by Andrew Miller

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

South Africa have the upper hand

Jan 5, 2008: West Indies were backed up against the ropes but still standing and still scrapping after another round of intense struggle in the second Test at Newlands

Tony Cozier

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Pitch battles continue to blight Newlands

Jan 4, 2008: Once more, the playing surface at Newlands is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons

ESPNcricinfo staff

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

Battling Prince puts South Africa in control

Jan 4, 2008: South Africa gradually turned the screw on the third day at Newlands, building a telling first-innings lead of 78 and then chipping away at West Indies top order in the evening sunshine

The Bulletin by Martin Williamson

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Tireless Bravo keeps SA in check

Jan 4, 2008: Dwayne Bravo's spell of exceptional stamina and high-class seam bowling inspired a spirited West Indies fight as the second Test continued to ebb and flow on the second day

Tony Cozier

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

South Africa battle to edge advantage

Jan 3, 2008: Ashwell Prince halted a South Africa slide on the second day in Cape Town after Dwayne Bravo's three wickets left them facing the prospect of a significant deficit

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

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

Advantage South Africa

Jan 3, 2008: Two wickets in quick succession at three critical periods of the opening day of the second Test undermined stout West Indies resistance to the South African response to their shock defeat in the first

Tony Cozier

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

Steyn and Ntini spark South Africa fightback

Jan 2, 2008: South Africa fought back on the opening day in Cape Town as Dale Steyn and Makhaya Ntini shared six wickets to limit West Indies to 240 for 8

The Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Shocked South Africa aim for fightback

Jan 1, 2008: After their shock victory in Port Elizabeth, West Indies enter the New Year Test in Cape Town with a 1-0 series lead and the home side are under pressure

Preview by Andrew McGlashan
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Tour Results
South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg - Feb 3, 2008
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v West Indies at Durban - Feb 1, 2008
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth - Jan 27, 2008
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v West Indies at Cape Town - Jan 25, 2008
South Africa won by 86 runs
South Africa v West Indies at Centurion - Jan 20, 2008
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
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