Zaheer continues, a couple of dots from the over, then AB drives it through sweeper cover for a single. A couple of singles from the over.
Faf takes a single from the first ball, Ashwin searching for a wicket. Ashwin pushes it wide outside leg and it goes to the fine leg boundary for five wides. Bonus runs and a poor delivery from Ashwin. SA need 85 more to win.
Faf gets it very fine for four, he pushes it to fine leg for four. Another single to end the over, Indians are looking flat out in the field.
Just a single from the Ashwin over, no sign of a wicket for India.
Zaheer continues and AB pushes it outside off for a single. Faf gets his century, another fighting innings from him. Three runs to him so he gets to 101. A couple of singles to follow, six runs from the over.
A single to start the over, Ashwin pitches it on off stump and Faf pushes it to mid on. AB gets a single to mid off, Faf then pushes it to mid wicket for a single. Four singles from the over.
Faf blocks one straight to the bowler and then pushes one outside off for no run to cover point. The 150 run partnership comes up between Faf and AB, good fighting stand against India. Faf drives it through the covers for four to move on to 95 runs. A single to end the over, 5 runs from the over.
Ashwin starts with three dots and then Faf takes a single. Dhoni cheering Ashwin on. Just a single from the over.
Short and outside off and AB powers it through the covers for four, great shot. Zaheer hiding the ball as he runs in, searching for some reverse swing. Four more through extra cover, eight runs from the over, AB moves on to 83 and SA need 114 runs to win.
Ashwin starts after tea from the golf course end. A maiden from Ashwin, the required rate climbing with every dot.
Zaheer comes into the attack, AB pushes it to cover for a single. A single to deep square leg, Faf pushes it deep on the leg side. Just a couple of singles from the over.
Zaheer Khan loosens up, but Kohli starts with the bowl after tea. A couple of singles to end the over. SA need 124 runs to win.
Last over before tea coming up. AB takes a single to long on. A single from the over, SA 331 for 4 at tea, needing 127 runs to win.
Ishant bowls a no ball and AB pushes it to third man for a single. Faf drives it through mid wicket for four, follows it up with a single to square leg. Two men in the deep for the pull or hook shot, Ishant may go for the short stuff. A single to the man at deep midwicket, SA need 128 runs to win, eight from the over.
A couple of singles to start the over, a few dots and then a single to end the over.
Ishant continues, a chance of run out but Rahane misses the stumps, Faf would have been in trouble had it hit. Just a single from the over.
With 144 runs needed in 35 overs, SA need more 4 runs per over. Faf drives it through long off for four, Ashwin finishes his 28th over.
India looking to stop runs and take wickets, this test has ebbed and flowed really well. A maiden from Ishant.
A single from Ashwin's over. SA 314 for 4 after 99 overs.
AB starts with a single, it was slightly fuller and outside off from Zaheer and AB gets an edge on it. Faf pushes it for four through fine leg, a leg glance for four. Four, Faf pushes it through backward square leg for four.
Four, Faf hits it straight down the ground for four. A juicy full toss and Faf puts it away for four. Just the boundary from the over, India still searching for a wicket.
Zaheer to bowl from the other end, AB flicks it to mid wicket for a single. A single to end the over, making it two runs from the over. SA reach 300.
Ashwin comes back into the attack, Dhoni running out of ideas, looking for a wicket. Good over from the spinner, a maiden in the end.
Faf pushes it to third man for four, he follows it up by a single, awkwardly pushes it to mid wicket. Another four, to end the over, the partnership between Faf and AB is now 100 runs.
A single to start the over, AB pushes it through backward square leg. Faf defends one solidly and then lets one outside off alone. A couple of singles from the over.
A single through mid wicket after four dots, Zaheer bowls a good over. The required rate now just under 4 runs per over.
It is drinks between lunch and tea, Ishant continues after it. Faf edges it for four, there is no one at third man. The false shot from Faf makes Dhoni push a fielder back at third man. Four from the over, SA 286 for 4.
Zaheer continues, this pair has settled nicely at the crease for South Africa. The required rate has gone up, but India still needs wickets. Just a single from the over.
Ishant continues, three dots to start the over and then Faf takes a single through cover. This pair runs quickly between the wickets. A single from the over, India need a wicket soon.
Rohit dives to stop it, full and outside off Faf edges it but it flies away from third slip. Faf takes a single knocks it wide of mid on for a quick single. Four, AB gets to his fifty in style, eight runs from the over, SA moving along nicely.
Ishant comes into the attack with the second new ball. Six overs after the new ball and no sign of a wicket, the frustration will set in soon. Four, too short from Ishant and AB flicks it from the middle of the bat for four, the timing was good as usual. Four more, Ishant getting the treatment AB moves on to 49 with two boundaries. It was outside off and kept low, AB runs it past slips for four. Eight runs from the over.
Shami runs in a bowls a maiden. India looking for a wicket.
A leg slip in place with a few slips. SA need 196 more runs to win. Faf gets a single to fine leg, the runs have dried up after the first expensive over with the second new ball. A single from the over, AB gets to 41 runs.
Excellent length from Shami to start the over, a few blocks and then AB takes a couple of runs from a thick inside edge, easy two for AB. A short leg comes into place. A couple of runs from the over, the test has ebbed and flowed.
South Africa need under 200 now, Zaheer slants it in to AB who takes a single.
Three slips in place for Shami, India need wickets from the new ball. A big shout for lbw but the umpire thinks he got a bit of bat on it. Replays show there was enough doubt. A block from Faf and then he leaves one outside off. Four for Faf, another 50 for him. Good fighting knock from Faf.
The new ball is due and is taken, Dhoni brings Zaheer Khan back into the attack. First runs from the new ball, AB glances it through fine leg for four. Four more, angled in from around the wicket and it becomes a full toss and AB gets a boundary at square leg. Eight runs from the over.
Kohli is used as a bowler now, AB blocks the first ball to cover, then he drives it firmly to cover for no run. Another block and then AB takes a single to midwicket. Just the single from the over.
Ashwin gets a bit of turn from the pitch, AB pushes it through mid wicket for a single. Just the single from the over, SA need 212 more runs to win in 56 overs.
Kohli is bowling his 4th over. AB opens the face of the bat and angles the first delivery to third man for two. A single to follow, and then Faf plays the rest of the over out.
A couple of dots and Ashwin brings in a very straight long on. AB takes a single through mid wicket. Just the single from the over.
Kohli starts after lunch, interesting move from Dhoni. Faf pierces the gap at extra cover, a handsome boundary to take him to 47 runs. Just the boundary from the over.
Ashwin starts after lunch, just a single from the over. SA 237 for 4.
This will be the last over before lunch. Three slips and a gully in place for Shami. A close shout for lbw, the umpire does not think it will hit the stumps, close call for AB. Four, after the lbw shout, AB hits another cover drive for four, great shot again from the ODI captain. SA need 222 more runs to win and lunch is taken on day five.
A few dots to start the over, and then Ashwin bowls a maiden. Good areas from the spinner.
Kohli starts his second over, a single to start the over and then two more singles. A push through mid off from Faf and then AB punches one to point. Three from the over.
Extra bounce for Ashwin, AB caught on his crease, hit on the pads. Appeal for lbw, but the ball would have been bouncing over the wickets, good call from the umpire. A single from the over, Faf and AB looking to survive to lunch.
Kohli brought into the attack just before lunch. A couple of runs to start the over, Faf pushes it to deep square leg. A couple of singles, Faf plays it to mid on and then AB pushes it wide of cover for a single. Four runs from the over, 10 minutes to go to lunch.
AB drives a couple of balls to long on, comes down the track and hits Ashwin in the air to long on. Two runs from the over.
Another drive from AB, another boundary. Ishant looking for the outside edge and AB times it perfectly for four. It hits the shoulder of the bat, the ball bouncing a little extra. Five runs from the over, India need to keep hunting for wicket.
Faf gets a couple of runs to third man, Ashwin disappointed as Faf edges it past the slips. Two runs from the over.
Ishant Sharma comes back into the attack. A couple of balls left alone, Ishant pitches it outside off and AB is happy to leave them alone. Four ball outside off and left alone. A maiden from Ishant in the end.
Ashwin comes on to bowl for the first time today, 30 minutes to go before lunch. A slip, a leg slip and a short leg in place for the spinner. A couple of singles from the over, India looking to put brakes on the scoring.
A single to start the over, AB plays the rest of the over and then hits a boundary from the last ball. Beautiful straight drive for four. SA 212 for 4.
Zaheer start his 15th over of the innings, AB edges it and it does not carry to slips. A single to mid on, AB pushes it for a single. Faf takes a single, making it two runs from the over.
Shami comes back into the attack, AB gets a couple of runs to deep extra cover from the first ball of the over. Three runs from the over.
Some repairs near the bowling area, the popping crease is being hammered. A leg gully for Kallis against Zaheer. Kallis plays it down to fine leg for a couple of runs. WICKET! India strike back, Zaheer gets his 300th wicket in Tests. Kallis falls after a positive 34 runs, lbw to Zaheer Khan. AB de Villiers walks out to bat. AB gets off the mark with a single. Faf hits a four through mid wicket to end the over, great shot to end the over. SA bring up their 200
After drinks, Ishant continues. South Africa have scored 56 runs in the first hour of play. Faf hits it back to the bowler and Ishant makes a good stop. Faf takes a single through mid on. A single from the over after drinks.
Faf pushes it through mid wicket for three runs, SA looking to score faster now. Four, Kallis dealing in boundaries now, hits Zaheer through mid wicket for another boundary. Three more runs, Kallis scoring quickly now, pushes it to third man. India need to stop the run flow.
Ishant Sharma brought back into the attack to replace Shami. Faf hits a four, through deep mid wicket, great shot, his first four of the innings. Five runs from the over, SA need 274 runs to win.
Faf pushes it to deep square leg for a couple of runs. Faf gets a single to bring Kallis on strike, drives a fullish ball to backward square leg. Four, another boundary for Kallis, another perfect drive through extra cover.
Pushed to backward square leg for a single, Faf plays it on the leg side. Kallis gets another boundary, he looks like a man on a mission today. A big fuller from Shami and Kallis drives it straight down the ground for four, great balance while playing the shot. A couple of runs to mid wicket, Kallis is looking to tackle this situation positively. Seven runs from the over.
There is a hint of reverse swing now as the ball gets older. Faf digs out a yorker which goes just inches past the leg stump, so close. A single to end the over. The run rate just over 3 now for SA.
There is hint of reverse swings but Kallis gets another boundary from the over.
Zaheer Khan comes into the attack, two slips and a short cover for Kallis. Four more through extra cover, Kallis drives it through the gap, this will give him some confidence. Just the four from the over.
Good ball from Shami, draws Kallis forward and gets some away movement to get the outside half of the bat, no run. Kallis responds with a boundary, exquisite cover drive for four to get off the mark. A very difficult chance goes down at short leg, Kallis pushes at it and the short leg fielder. A single to square leg and then a dot to end the over.
Ishant starts from the other end, Faf takes a couple of runs, an outside edge flying past gully. Good bowling from Ishant to Faf, changing his length slightly with each ball and Faf keeps it out. Then a ball outside off, but Faf leaves it alone.
Shami to Petersen and 2 leg byes in the end. The umpire checks if it was a boundary, but it was not. Just two runs in the end. WICKET! India get their first wicket of the day, Petersen bowled by Shami. The quicker ball from Shami keeps low and Petersen plays it on to his stumps. SA lose their third as Petersen goes for 76, Kallis the new man in. More leg byes, Kallis gets off strike but is still not off the mark. A big shout for lbw against him first ball, but the umpire is not interested. A single to end the over.
Wide called, too short and high from Ishant, Faf could not have played a stroke at that, wide for height. Rod Tucker is having a chat to Ishant about running on the pitch, Ishant got two warnings in the first innings too. Faf leaves a couple of balls and then blocks a few to fielders. End of the over, just the wide ball run from it.
Shami is picking up pace now, he directs one at 141kph at Faf's toes but Faf digs it out. A leg bye brings Petersen on strike, and then Petersen almost drags the ball onto his stumps. A slight inside edge on to the pad and the ball misses the stumps. Good over from Shami to Petersen.
Ishant Sharma starts bowling for the day from the other end. Faf blocks and leaves a few balls and then takes a single to deep square leg. A short ball from Ishant to Petersen, who takes a blow on the shoulder. A single from the over, SA get their first run of the day.
Shami will start day five with the ball for India. Petersen is beaten first ball, lazy shot from Petersen and Shami gets some late swing from the pitch. Shami starts the day with a maiden to Petersen.
Hello and welcome to our over-by-over commentary on the fifth and final day of the first Test - in the two-match series - between South Africa and India at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.