Faf du Plessis said the difference between India and South Africa throughout the ongoing Test series has been the gulf of experience between the sides. He said it is not easy to find replacements of seasoned campaigners such as Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers.
Virat Kohli's India have sealed their status as the most dominant side at home in the history of Test cricket. Meanwhile, South Africa have fallen to their worst string of results away home in 95 years.
Wriddhiman Saha showed in three specific moments in the second Test against South Africa why Virat Kohli thinks he is the "best wicketkeeper in the world at the moment", a statement backed by statistical analysis.
South African tail-ender Keshav Maharaj braved a sore shoulder to hit a gritty 72 on Day 3 to frustrate India in the 2nd Test. He shared a 109-run ninth wicket stand with Vernon Philander as South Africa made 275.
South Africa's Keshav Maharaj and Vernon Philander put up a display of gritty batting to resist India's onslaught on Day 3 of the 2nd Test in Pune. India, however, took a first-innings lead of 326 runs.