Proteas draw Colombo thriller

2014-07-28 14:21

Sri Lanka and SA have drawn the second and final Test, giving the Proteas a series win - and the world No 1 Test ranking.

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.

Jayawardene ton guides SL

2014-07-24 14:09

Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten century to take Sri Lanka to 305/5 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against SA.

Sri Lanka bat first in Colombo

2014-07-24 06:43

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and decided to bat first in the second and final Test against South Africa.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.


SA lose opener on rain hit day

2014-07-28 08:21

SA lost opener Dean Elgar before heavy rain stopped play on the final day of the series-deciding second Test against Sri Lanka.

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.

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.

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.

Sri Lanka mull keeper change

2014-07-23 14:27

Sri Lanka may hand a first test cap to 21-year-old wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella as they bid to level the two-Test series against SA.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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