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Signs Of A Dominator!

The series scoreline after the Capetown test doesn't tell us something that we didn't know about either South Africa as a team in home conditions or Pakistan as a tourist group in South Africa. The manner of wins for South Africa does tell us a thing about the team: the desire to authorize its stamp! Given the past demons and the pool of talent it has had, it is pleasant to find South Africa overcoming its inexplicable nerves and avoiding potential triggers in jittery situations with convincing frequency. 

England and South Africa have impressed as test units in the last 4-5 years and the common link that knits these two sides is the hunger to win test matches in all conditions; a quality that the Indian team was found wanting after achieving the pedestal in test rankings. Champion teams try to overhaul its opponents by generating a reverberating via its manner of victory; West Indies did that, Australia did that and it appears that South Africa seems to possess the arsenal to …