Brilliant tons from the man in form, AB de Villiers and the middle order batsman, Jean-Paul Duminy lifted their side whereas the home bowlers put them on top.
Dean Elgar led South Africa with a masterly knock whereas a couple of fifties from the middle order batsmen strengthened the position of the home side.
Mitchell Johnson bulldozed the Proteas batting whereas David Warner blasted a ton and Alex Doolan was another star performer with the bat for the Kangaroos.
The Kangaroos bowlers well led by Nathan Lyon brought their side towards a consecutive victory vs. England who faced another batting collapse in the 4th Test.
The top order batsman of the Kangaroos, Shane Watson, got back his batting form with a ton whereas the hosts require just 5 English wickets to grasp the Ashes.
The Australian batsmen remained unimpressive and none of them played a significant innings ahead of the 5th Test, in the two day Tour game vs. England Lions.
Chris Rogers plundered a maiden Test century in his fifth Test while Shane Watson assisted him well with a fifty as Australia commanded the 4th Test vs. England.
The right arm off spinner of Australia, Nathan Lyon, ripped through the middle order batting of England and sent them reeling on the 1st day of the fourth Test.
Team India added a new chapter in their history by winning four Tests in a series of even matches against any country while beating the mighty Australia 4-0.
The Australian off spinner, Nathan Lyon, sparkled for the first time in the series vs. India by grabbing 5 wickets and brought back his side in the fourth Test.