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In the early 2000s, South African fans couldn't imagine a world where Australia didn't pummel their side. But they live in it today
Greg Baum watches Australia crush South Africa's pretensions to the throne
Australia duly complete their clean sweep. So much for title fights, says Gideon Haigh
South Africa come badly undone in round one of the battle of the giants. By Steven Lynch
Neil Manthorp surveys the combatants in what promises to be the mother of all battles - the South Africa-Australia series
South Africa are so up for the Australia challenge, it's frightening, says Bob Woolmer
Pound for pound, Australia have the better line-up. Christian Ryan gives South Africa a snowball's chance
Hailstones, cyclonic hitting from Chris Cairns and Lou Vincent, and some searing pace bowling from Andre Adams all thwarted their progress
Winning the one day finals in no way makes up for being thrashed in the Test series but South African cricket captain Shaun Pollock sees it as a sign his team can rise above adversity.
If it stops raining here by tomorrow morning, the second tri-series final will go ahead as scheduled, according to Sydney Cricket Ground curator Tom Parker.