While South Africa faces some good selection posers ahead of the third and final Test, New Zealand’s selection panel are under increased pressure.
The Proteas, who lead their three-match series against New Zealand 1-0, have made no secret of their desire to get back to the top of the Test tree.
South Africa's JP Duminy has withdrawn from the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League due to "personal reasons".
New Zealand's squad will remain unchanged for the third Test against SA in Hamilton despite the mauling the Black Caps received in Wellington.
Proteas spinner Keshav Maharaj claimed career-best figures of 6/40 to bowl SA to an eight-wicket victory in the second Test against New Zealand.
Proteas batsman Quinton de Kock says he "was looking forward to the battle" with New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel on day two of the second Test.
Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma led South Africa’s counter-attack before the tailenders fought doggedly to eke out an all-important lead.
JP Duminy achieved his Test career-best bowling figures on a pitch that has traditionally been a burial ground for spinners, writes Zaahier Adams.