Firdose Moonda

South Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo

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Dean Elgar used the sweep against Nathan Lyon

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

'Backroom noise hindering exciting Test series' - Elgar

A quiet break from cricket, after two high-quality Tests that were in the spotlight for several wrong reasons, has given the South Africa opener time to think about his faltering batting

Kagiso Rabada finished with 5 for 96

Australia in South Africa 2018

Rabada's appeal hearing on March 19

The judicial commissioner, Michael Heron, will have 48 hours to reach a decision. If cleared, the fast bowler could play in the Newlands Test that starts on Friday

Lungi Ngidi is pumped after dismissing David Warner

Australia in South Africa 2018

Ngidi stays competitive in his own calm way

South Africa's newest fast bowler does not favour aggressive send-offs and verbal jousts, but he plays his cricket seriously and has come a long way quickly

Steven Smith and Faf du Plessis share a moment

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day

Du Plessis hails South Africa's 'character and pride'

They were outplayed in Durban, the form of the senior batsmen coming under question, but all of that was put to rest by a very professional display from South Africa

Dale Steyn gets into his delivery stride

Australia in South Africa 2017-18

Steyn's comeback delayed until end of March

The South Africa fast bowler will only be considered for the fourth Test against Australia, and not the third as initially hoped as he continues to recover from a heel injury