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Mahela cherishes facing Proteas

2014-07-25 22:16

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene says he always cherishes playing cricket against South Africa.

LIVE: Sri Lanka v SA - Day 3

2014-07-25 14:38

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary from Day 3 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo!

SL soldier on in Colombo

2014-07-25 08:44

Niroshan Dickwella scored a half-century on debut as Sri Lanka piled on the runs on the second day of the second Test against SA.

Donald: Philander still a factor

2014-07-24 22:44

Allan Donald says that despite going through the first day wicketless, Proteas seamer Vernon Philander still poses a big threat.

Steyn strikes early

2014-07-24 08:40

Dale Steyn took two wickets in two balls to give SA a flying start in the series-deciding second and final Test against Sri Lanka.

Amla mulls extra pace option

2014-07-23 22:00

The Proteas are considering playing an extra fast bowler on the Singhalese SC track which is not as conducive to spin.

Amla heaps praise on Tahir

2014-07-23 15:10

South African skipper Hashim Amla has backed struggling Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir to come good.

Proteas do it for charity

2014-07-23 09:32

Members of the Proteas squad took time out to contribute to a worthy cause by hosting a coaching clinic in Colombo.

Why Tahir should stay in mix

2014-07-22 23:05

Considering the quality of their Galle win, Rob Houwing recommends no tinkering to the Proteas Test team for the decider.

Proteas must go big in 1st inns

2014-07-22 14:09

Another beefy first knock in the second Test will be SA’s best passport to series triumph in Colombo, writes Rob Houwing.

Chappell: Vernon deserved ban

2014-07-22 11:25

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels South Africa's Vernon Philander should have been suspended for ball tampering.

Kirsten joins Proteas squad

2014-07-22 08:43

Gary Kirsten has joined the Proteas squad ahead of the second Test against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo.

Morkel a 'great' support bowler

2014-07-21 14:38

In Test cricket, Morné Morkel is one of the “best support bowlers I have seen,” says Robin Jackman, a former England Test bowler.

CSA didn't want footage shown

2014-07-21 12:00

It has emerged that CSA put the TV broadcaster under pressure to not show Vernon Philander's ball-tampering footage.

Proteas team effort praised

2014-07-21 07:28

Hashim Amla has praised a superb team effort in the Proteas impressive win against Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.

Declaration gamble pays off

2014-07-20 19:13

Hashim Amla was probably more relieved than elated after his declaration gamble paid off in the Proteas win over Sri Lanka.

Proteas destroy Sri Lanka

2014-07-20 10:37
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Dale Steyn and Morné Morkel have ripped through Sri Lanka's batting order as South Africa won only their third Test win on the island.

Domingo: Cracking finish in store

2014-07-19 22:05

SA coach Russell Domingo believes the first Test against Sri Lanka is set for a "cracking" finish.

Domingo: We play in right spirit

2014-07-19 16:42

Proteas coach Russell Domingo denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander was fined.

As it happened: SL v SA - Day 4

2014-07-19 12:30

The Proteas have a healthy lead on Day 4 of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

Philander fined for ball breach

2014-07-18 21:37

Vernon Philander has been fined 75% of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Sri Lanka.

As it happened: SL v SA - Day 3

2014-07-18 13:26

See how the action unfolded on Day 3 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and SA in Galle.

SA bowling rattles Sri Lanka

2014-07-18 08:42

South African quicks Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel struck key blows to restrict Sri Lanka on the third day of the first Test.

JP Duminy leads SA charge

2014-07-17 14:00

Sri Lanka were 30 for no loss in their first innings, in reply to SA's 455/9 declared, at close on the second day of the first Test.

SA batsmen toil in Galle

2014-07-17 08:49

Despite a maiden Test half-century from wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock, SA toiled before lunch on Day 2 of the first Test.

 

Proteas skip ‘brave cricket’

2014-07-25 15:56

Sluggish South Africa must be wary of simply digging a hole for themselves in Colombo, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas face uphill battle

2014-07-25 14:02

SA face an enormous test of both character and skill as they go about the job of fighting their way back into the second Test.

As it happened: SL v SA, Day 2

2014-07-25 01:47

See how the action unfolded on Day 2 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.

As it happened: SL v SA, Day 1

2014-07-24 14:00

See how the action unfolded on Day 1 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.

Proteas passing ‘toughness’ test

2014-07-24 06:28

Winning the Test series in Sri Lanka would confirm that South Africa are rebuilding admirably quickly, says Rob Houwing.

Big Vern's biggest challenge

2014-07-23 21:00

Vernon Philander the quickest South African to 100 scalps and now struggling with only ten wickets in his past five Tests.

De Kock keeps the gloves

2014-07-23 14:10

South Africa's Quinton de Kock will keep the wicketkeeping gloves for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Morné happy with mental game

2014-07-23 05:00

Proteas fast bowler Morné Morkel has attributed the team's bowling success in Sri Lanka to their mental approach.

Proteas won't be backing down

2014-07-22 17:30

The Proteas have descended from the high of winning the first Test against Sri Lanka, shifting their focus to the final match.

SA aim to end SL series jinx

2014-07-22 12:47

SA will look to carry their winning momentum in the second Test against Sri Lanka, and break a 21-year-old jinx on the island.

Steyn closes in on Ntini

2014-07-22 10:00

Dale Steyn's heroics in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle have seen him move to 16th in the all-time Test wicket-taker list.

Steyn soars under Donald

2014-07-21 16:33

Fast bowler Dale Steyn has lauded bowling coach Allan Donald for the impact he's had on him since joining the Proteas coaching staff.

Ball ‘bust’: SA marked side now

2014-07-21 13:21

‘Regular law transgressors’: it cannot be a tag the Proteas wish to carry in their quest to be the best again, writes Rob Houwing.

Kudos to Proteas’ brains trust

2014-07-21 07:44

They could have done without the bad PR of Philander-gate, but the Proteas were otherwise pure gold in their Galle win, says Rob Houwing.

Kudos to Proteas’ brains trust

2014-07-21 05:00

They could have done without the bad PR of Philander-gate, but the Proteas were otherwise pure gold, says Rob Houwing.

Galle Test among Steyn's best

2014-07-20 14:42

Dale Steyn has rated his match-winning performance in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle among his best.

As it happened: SL v SA - Day 5

2014-07-20 10:30

See how the action unfolded on Day 5 of the first Test between SA and Sri Lanka in Galle.

Amla takes adventurous route

2014-07-19 22:00

The bravery of Hashim Amla’s declaration has put extra, last-day pressure on South Africa’s spinners, writes Rob Houwing.

Sri Lanka fight back in Galle

2014-07-19 14:04

Kumar Sangakkara has smashed his 49th half-century as Sri Lanka launched a fightback in the first Test against SA.

Proteas lose early wickets

2014-07-19 09:03

South Africa consolidated their lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka despite losing their opening batsmen.

Dale Steyn stars in Galle

2014-07-18 14:22

Speed bowler Dale Steyn took five wickets as South Africa seized control on the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Secret of JP’s Test success?

2014-07-18 11:28

Put a night-watchman ahead of him and JP Duminy will unfailingly give you Test runs, writes Rob Houwing.

Day 3 will be crucial: Duminy

2014-07-17 20:30

Day 3 will be decisive for the Proteas, as they look to set up a winning position in the first Test match against Sri Lanka.

As it happened: SL v SA - Day 2

2014-07-17 14:00

See how the action unfolded on Day 2 of the first Test between Sri Lanka and SA in Galle.

Give Amla’s switch a chance!

2014-07-16 22:34

New SA captain Hashim Amla changing his batting slot was a key development on day one in Galle, writes Rob Houwing.

 
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