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.
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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