The ODI side boasts a raft of top players, but local cricket is crying out for an infusion of fresh blood
Resorting to sarcasm is often a sign that both perspective and humour are beginning to fray.
Both the Proteas and England are counting on a four-man pace attack in a must-win Test for the home side.
Mervyn Westfield’s playing career was over in his early 20s after spending a short stint in prison.
Far from pointing to a side in distress, Hashim Amla’s exit from the captaincy is an act of genius.
The Proteas' bruised ego offers England an early opportunity, though the teams are evenly matched.
Denial and blame are not the way to go. Tough questions need to be asked – and answered.
If any consolation is to be had from the dead-rubber fourth Test, it's that ace young guns are putting their hands up.
Blame the pitch, but the South Africans were warned and could have prepared for it.
Proteas must work the ball into hard-to-reach gaps, no matter where it is bowled by India.
Circumstances forced the team to break away from its winning formula, with a surprising start.
As the game’s longer format sheds TV viewers, it’s useful to look back on five epic SA-India series
Albie Morkel has come back from cricketing purgatory to turn in a match-winning display.
The country has undergone massive changes for the better since South Africa's first tour in 1991.
As odd as the timing of their tour to South Africa may be, New Zealand and the Proteas are seizing the opportunity to play.
The extremely talented youngster has found out that everyone needs to listen to advice.
The absence of Biff, Jakes and new dad AB is being acutely felt on tour, but the squad's young blood gives hope.
Strong batsmen prepared to force the pace on sluggish tracks can be rewarded, but "accumulators" looking for singles in T20 cricket sink quickly.
With Bangladeshi cricket on the rise, victory for the visiting South Africans is by no means assured.