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Kusal Mendis was bowled by Wayne Parnell

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

My worst defeat as captain - Mathews

Captain Angelo Mathews has defended his move of bowling with the new ball even as Sri Lanka slumped to an innings defeat and a series whitewash

Lahiru Kumara fended a short a delivery

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

The full fury of the Bullring

South Africa got Sri Lanka where they wanted them and made sure there was no escape

Nuwan Pradeep led the fightback on the second morning

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

Pradeep turns from subdued substitute to stern headmaster

Nuwan Pradeep may come across as meek more often than not, but he has the ability to make the world take notice with his bowling, the way he showed on the second day

Angelo Mathews ended his wait for a wicket when he trapped Stephen Cook lbw

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 1st day

Where's the passion, Sri Lanka?

As another largely fruitless day in the field away from home developed, Sri Lanka needed someone to shake them into life

Angelo Mathews drills one through the off side

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

Bat slow or fast, but concentrate - Mathews

Sri Lanka's batsmen have employed varying approaches to this Test series, none of which have worked. Angelo Mathews prescribed concentration irrespective of the method they choose

Lahiru Kumara struck twice in his third over

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

Pacer-friendly Wanderers may pose bigger problems for Sri Lanka

South Africa come into the Newlands Test looking to complete a whitewash in the three-match series while Sri Lanka would be looking to clinch a consolation win in Johannesburg

Dhananjaya de Silva ducks under a bouncer

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Johannesburg

De Silva sees opportunity in face of adversity

Despite their struggles in South Africa, Dhananjaya de Silva has said Sri Lanka are well placed to challenge the hosts at one of the bounciest venues in the world

Lasith Malinga has a chat with Graham Ford

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Malinga unavailable for SA T20Is and ODIs

A bout of dengue prior to Christmas has prompted the Sri Lanka fast bowler to limit the intensity of his training, and he will now focus on returning to the side for the T20s against Australia