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28 Jul 2014

Latest ICC Test Team Rankings:

1. South Africa - 124           

2. Australia - 123

3. Pakistan - 103

4. India - 102

5. England - 100

6. Sri Lanka - 95

7. New Zealand - 93

8. West Indies - 74

9. Zimbabwe - 40

10. Bangladesh - 21

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MAN-OF-THE-SERIES

South Africa's Dale Steyn was named as the best player of the series.

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MAN-OF-THE-MATCH

Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene received the best player award for scoring 165 in his side’s first innings.

28 Jul 2014

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Another remarkable end to a Test match involving South Africa. They again showed true grit and determination to reclaim the No 1 ranking in Test cricket!

South Africa's next assignment is a one-off Test against Zimbabwe in Harare starting on Saturday, August 9.

28 Jul 2014

The Test match is drawn in remarkable fashion!

South Africa win the series 1-0 and usurp Australia as the No 1-ranked team in Test cricket!

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STUMPS ON DAY 5: SA 159/8 after 111 overs.

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Philander safely defends the final ball and the umpires call stumps!

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1 ball left.

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2 balls left!

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3 balls remaining!

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Herath to bowl the final over to Philander...

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There is 1 over left in the Test!

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Tahir has survived the 110th over bowled by Perera!

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Tahir is wasting time here by taking a walk to square leg. The Sri Lankans are furious...

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NOT OUT! Replays show Tahir blocked the ball into the ground before it jumped up.

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TV REVIEW

Is Tahir caught at silly point off the bowling of Perera? The umpires themselves are calling for the review...

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OVERS 109: SA 159/8

About 5 minutes left. We may get 2 more overs in.

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Philander cuts Herath off the back foot through the off side for four...

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Replays show there was no edge from Philander. The Sri Lankans are just appealing for anything...

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Massive caught behind appeal against Philander by Herath. Given not out. Herath is furious... Sri Lanka have run out of reviews so no luck for them.

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105 up for South Africa, coming off 636 balls.

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OVER 105: SA 148/8

About 15 minutes left to survive...

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Sri Lanka sensing victory... (AFP)
<strong><em>Sri Lanka sensing victory... (AFP)</em></strong><br />

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That Steyn wicket was also Herath's 5th of the innings...

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Philander must now take charge for South Africa. He must try boss the strike here...

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Imran Tahir is the new batsman in for South Africa.

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WICKET! Steyn is out for 6, caught by wicketkeeper Dickwella off the bowling of Herath.

South Africa 148/8 after 102.5 overs.

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Another LBW appeal by Herath against Steyn. Given not out. Sri Lanka have no reviews left so they can't review it...

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Philander cuts Mendis for four as South Africa close in on 150...

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OVERS 100: SA 141/7

Run-rate: 1.41.

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NOT OUT

Replays show Steyn got an inside edge onto his pads.

Sri Lanka have no reviews left.

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TV REVIEW

A massive LBW appeal by Herath against Steyn. Given not out, but Sri Lanka review the decision.

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Philander pulls a Lakmal short delivery. He hits it straight into short leg's knee. No chance of him catching that...

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Steyn completely misses the next ball, but so does 'keeper Dickwella. It goes through for 4 byes...

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Boundary for Steyn as he drives Perera down the ground for 4.

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OVERS 95: SA 130/7

Run-rate: 1.36 per over.

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Just in case you're wondering. No rain will save South Africa. Clear blue skies above the SSC now. They'll have to bat until 14:15 (SA time).

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Dale Steyn is the new batsman in for South Africa.

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OUT! Replays show it was clipping Duminy's stumps so it stays with the umpire's original decision. Duminy goes for 3 off 65 balls.

South Africa 130/7 after 93.4 overs.

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WICKET?! Duminy given out LBW against Perera. He has opted to review the decision.

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Philander cuts a short and wide delivery from Mendis to the boundary. No need not to punish the bad balls...
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