Veteran paceman Ryan Harris bowled Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel in the space of three balls as Australia won the match as well as the series by two Tests to one against South Africa.
Graeme Smith went on to play over 100 Tests, was captain of South Africa for more than a decade and established the Proteas as the No. 1 Test team in the world.
India now need a miracle to progress to the final as they will have to win by a bonus point against Afghanistan and hope that Sri Lanka lose both their remaining matches.
Eight people were killed and seven Sri Lankan players were left injured in a terrorist attack five years ago. International cricket has since stayed out of the country, leaving local fans aching for action on the field.
Virat Kohli is the joint-fastest to reach 5,000 ODI runs with West Indian great Sir Vivian Richards. He has also slammed 19 tons, 12 of which have come in successful run chases.
While India's regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested due to a side strain, ever other team barring Afghanistan also has a list of players who will miss playing in Asia Cup due to injuries.
Calls to remove the Indian cricket team captain on the basis of poor overseas performances were not that common earlier but now fans have started to believe that India can win abroad. However, in this case as before, it will also depend on what opinion the senior members of the team have of MS Dhoni.
NDTV looks at five problem areas that Team India needs to focus on following losses suffered in 4 successive away series.
Left-arm quick Mitchell Johnson took career-best match figures of 12-127 in the first Test against South Africa. South Africa allrounder Ryan McLaren was ruled out of the second Test with concussion after being hit on the side of the helmet by a Johnson bouncer.
Kuldeep Yadav, the 19-year-old from Kanpur, created waves in United Arab Emirates when he became the first Indian to take a hat-trick in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He is a rare breed of 'Chinaman' bowlers.
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