To put it bluntly, South Africa have not had a great time in international cricket recently. They lost the Tests in India rather embarrassingly, and were even undone at home by England in the same format. While those are rather disappointing results
In the days leading up to the Durban Test, there had been plenty of talk about the future of AB de Villiers in international cricket, given the amount of burden he has been carrying. Following the decision to ask de Villiers to keep wickets in Tests again in spite of his obvious dislike to do so, murmurs have only grown stronger.
Amidst all the talk about pitches being unfair for batting, India proved on day two at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi that it was possible to do well with the willow even on spinning surfaces, if only batsmen applied themselves
The Test series may be lost, but South Africa still have pride to play for as they head into the fourth and final Test at Delhi. South Africa came into the Tests having not lost an away series in nearly a decade
IND vs SA 3rd Test Preview, Live score: With rain having washed out all but one day of the Bangalore Test, India will now be keen to get back to their winning ways at Nagpur. The pitch at the Vidarbha Cricket Stadium is expected to be another turner, and India will look up to their spinners to do a majority of the damage again.
ICC Rankings released on Wednesday following the conclusion of the Bengaluru and Perth Tests. Ravindra Jadeja achieved a career-best ranking of 13th, jumping eight places in the latest ICC Test bowlers rankings.