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India missed a captain's knock from Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Wednesday 1 January '14

Having dropped Ashwin for the 2nd Test, the onus was on Dhoni to take up more responsibility.
India defeated but not deflated

Wednesday 1 January '14

With 0-1 series loss, India's batting line-up return home from SA with the reputations enhanced.
How Durban centurion Pravin Amre prepared Ajinkya Rahane for big test

Tuesday 31 December '13

Rahane had just narrowly missed out on joining Amre on the honours board at Kingsmead.
Jacques Kallis' send-off party

Tuesday 31 December '13

Steyn, Peterson combine to bowl-out India for 223; SA register 10-wicket win to pocket the series.
After six-for, Dale Steyn the batsman frustrates India

Monday 30 December '13

It was Dale Steyn's gung-ho knock that returned the momentum to South Africa.
On final day, an examination: India will have to survive on 5th day Durban track

Monday 30 December '13

India will require a lot more of stubborn defence, along with Kohli's steadfast approach.
Jacques Kallis' final hurrah drives South Africa

Sunday 29 December '13

Kallis' entrance to the crease on Saturday did have a royal touch to it.
India's replacement killer: Ravindra Jadeja spins out four wickets

Sunday 29 December '13

Jadeja spins out four wickets as South Africa close in on visitors' first innings score.
Different takes on same pitch

Saturday 28 December '13

Even the virtual world was taking digs at the Kingsmead wicket.
Dale Steyn, the return of the native

Saturday 28 December '13

After going wicket-less in first Test and on Day One, pacer picks up six to keep India to 334.
Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara: Steyn removers

Friday 27 December '13

Unbeaten stand ensures Steyn remains wicketless for 68 overs in series.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni picks Ravindra Jadeja over offie Ravichandran Ashwin

Friday 27 December '13

This is not the first time that Dhoni has opted for Jadeja over a regular spinner.
'Available for selection', Morne Morkel hits ground running

Thursday 26 December '13

Morkel was put through the grind by trainer Gregory King during the fitness test.
Time to flex muscles: India face one last hurdle in Durban

Thursday 26 December '13

A victory in Durban will result in a maiden series win for India in South Africa.
Jacques of all trades to hang up his Test whites

Thursday 26 December '13

Durban Test will not only be the 166th of Kallis' illustrious career; it'll also be his last.
Durban, more away than home for South Africa

Wednesday 25 December '13

Apart from losing their last four Tests, hosts' headaches compound with selection issues.
All roads lead to Kingsmead: Action shifts to Durban for final Test

Wednesday 25 December '13

Kingsmead has been a scourge for SA as hosts have lost their four previous Tests here.
Contributions of Murali Vijay and Shami worth more than the statistics

Tuesday 24 December '13

It could well be the turn of Vijay and Shami to don the headliners' garb.
India's Gen Next batters - especially Kohli and Pujara - shatter pre-tour predictions

Tuesday 24 December '13

Dhoni's young India had in many ways taken the cricket world by surprise.
Whodunnit: Graeme Smith says it was tail's call to not push for win

Monday 23 December '13

With SA requiring 16 off 18 with 3 wickets in hand, Philander and Steyn played out 2 maidens.

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