Stuart Hess, writing in the The Star, feels the performance of the lower-orders of both South Africa and Australia has been the most significant in influencing its outcome.
In a series packed with so many extraordinarily talented batsmen - greats like Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith - it's been the performances of the lower-order batsmen of both sides that has had a major impact on the series.
The way the runs they've scored have changed the direction of the matches has added to the intrigue of what has been an enthralling Test series.

Siddhartha Talya is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo