Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 3

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One-all at home would disappoint us: Smith

It must have been disappointing to lose at the brink of a major upset, but Graeme Smith said 1-1 was a result India will be more disappointed with

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One hour that made the difference

After matching India blow for blow on the most alien of surfaces and conditions for two days, South Africa slipped up - decisively - in the first hour of the third day

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Corridor of uncertainty

The Plays of the Day for the third day of the third Test in Kanpur

Day 2

Day 1

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'Encouraging signs for our bowlers' - Amla

Though unsure whether his team had managed a competitive first-innings total, Hashim Amla said the Green Park conditions were difficult for batting


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Sweepless wonders

The Plays of the Day for the second day of the third Test in Kanpur

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Laxman and Ganguly master a meanie

Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman put India in a state from where they could have evened out the disadvantage of having to bat last

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Arthur slams Kanpur facilities

Mickey Arthur, the South African coach, has slammed the facilities provided to his team in Kanpur for the third Test against India

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'Play the ball, not the pitch'

It is fitting that Graham Thorpe is part of the TV commentary team covering the Kanpur Test: he was always a tough nut to crack, even on a difficult pitch

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Smith ready for spin battle

At the cusp of a huge upset, South Africa know they will have to face the toughest test of their tour so far: a dry, deteriorating, underprepared pitch

India 4th innings Partnerships

1st32W JafferV Sehwag
2nd0SC GangulyW Jaffer
3rd32SC GangulyR Dravid