News of an annual one-day tournament featuring the 'big three' emerged before the first Test.
Including the multiple grandmother excuse and a Lord's kidnapping...
Where did it all go wrong for Saffers?
"We're trying but it's just not good enough. Obviously I'm human as well, so it will keep chipping at me."
Faf du Plessis now knows his team cannot qualify for the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has been suspended for one Test and fined 20 per cent of his match fees, while his players have been fined 10 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during South Africa's nine-wicket victory over
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has confirmed that fast bowler Duanne Olivier will definitely play in the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands from Thursday.