The Proteas will wait until the last minute before deciding whether to use a spinner on what should be a lively Wanderers wicket for the third Test against Sri Lanka.
There haven’t been many Test bowlers taking a wicket with their first ball at the highest level, but the last two have been Proteas.
Welcome to the Wanderers, where the Proteas must win this third Test if they are to take the series.
The Proteas crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in the third Test to clinch the series 2-0, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
Jon Cardinelli rates the South African XI after the victory over the West Indies at Newlands.
West Indies coach Stuart Williams has promised a fight as the Proteas target an emphatic win.
Jon Cardinelli reflects on the big moments that shaped day four of the Test at Newlands.
South Africa require another 115 runs to win after Simon Harmer took four wickets to wrap up the West Indies second innings on day four, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
The West Indies were two wickets down and four runs behind South Africa’s first innings score at the close of day three, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
Jon Cardinelli reflects on the big moments that shaped day three of the Test at Newlands.
AB de Villiers scored a sparkling 148 but couldn’t prevent South Africa from slumping to 421 all out at tea on day three, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
The West Indies claimed two big wickets to reduce South Africa to 313-5 at lunch on day three, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
South Africa will resume their first innings with their two best batsmen at the crease on day three of the deciding Test, reports Jon Cardinelli at Newlands.
Proteas batsman Faf du Plessis, held his hand up and said: ‘I messed up’.
Simon Harmer believes the standard of domestic cricket played a part in his dream debut in the third Test at Newlands