Sri Lanka tour of South Africa 1997/98

The man who had to be king

Not so much the man who would be king as the man who had to be king, Shaun Pollock will carry a fair bit of excess baggage in his coffin when he flies off to Sri Lanka with his South African side on Friday

History favours South Africa

History, brief though it may be, suggests that South Africa will hold sway in Sri Lanka next month when they return for their second tour of the island

Second Test Match

South Africa v Sri Lanka

Test debut: G

Statistics

Sri Lanka in South Africa Test Series, 1997/98

Standard Bank International One-Day Series, 1997/98 (Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka in South Africa ODIs)

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, Mar-Apr 1998

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Tour Results
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Bloemfontein - Apr 19, 1998
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 141 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Benoni - Apr 15, 1998
Sri Lanka won by 115 runs
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth - Apr 13, 1998
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Paarl - Apr 9, 1998
Pakistan won by 110 runs
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Kimberley - Apr 7, 1998
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
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