The Proteas came back in the series by demolishing the strong batting line up of the Kangaroos twice within four days and clinched the encounter comfortably.
Hashim Amla got back to his form with a commendable innings whereas Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel penetrated through the Australian batting line up.
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.
The middle order batsman of South Africa, Jacques Kallis, hammered a century in his final Test and brought the home side in a winning position against India.
The Indian pacers dismantled the first innings of South Africa within limits whereas Cheteshwar Pujara blasted a ton with a nice assistance from Virat Kohli.
The quick bowlers of India put their side back in the game while penetrating through the strong top and middle order batting of South Africa in the 1st innings.
The Proteas plundered five hundred plus runs in their first innings, removed four top order batsmen of Pakistan and foresee a clear win on the final day.