Cape Town – If South Africa somehow yet win this intriguing
Test series in Australia, they will have done it more through sheer
bloody-minded unwillingness to cave in than by the more orthodox, special
qualities we expected from them.
But with their topsy-turvy old first innings only lasting 74
overs after winning the toss, and with excellent weather on the radar right
through to Tuesday as things stand, it is already much more feasible to assume
that this game will produce an overdue positive outcome either way.