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A tale of two SSC Tests

Jul 9, 2014: In 1993 and 2006, South Africa's bowlers had vastly different results in Colombo. Brett Schultz and Makhaya Ntini look back

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

South Africa's humbling lesson from 2006

Jul 2, 2014: South Africa last played a Test series in Sri Lanka in 2006. What Hashim Amla should remember from then is that they remained in good spirits despite the heavy losses on the field and the civil war raging around them

Firdose Moonda

Second Test

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2006

2007: Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2006

Charlie Austin

First Test

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2006

2007: Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2006

Charlie Austin

Series Review

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2006

2007: Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2006

Charlie Austin

Relations sour between Sonn and Cricket SA

Majola confused by Sonn's comments

Aug 22, 2006: ICC president Percy Sonn's comments on South Africa's return from the aborted tri-series in Sri Lanka have left Gerald Majola, the Cricket South Africa CEO, confused

ESPNcricinfo staff

Percy Sonn speaks to the media

'The world we live in is an imperfect place' - Sonn

Aug 20, 2006: Percy Sonn speaks to the media during his visit to Sri Lanka

Dileep Premachandran in Colombo

South African coach reflects on missed opportunities

'Pulling out of the tour is a disaster' - Arthur

Aug 20, 2006: Mickey Arthur, the South African coach, admitted that the tour of Sri Lanka was a disappointing one for the team

ESPNcricinfo staff

Unitech Cup, 2006

Dravid hopes to end island jinx

Aug 12, 2006: Despite India's failure to win a final in Sri Lanka since 1998, Rahul Dravid was quietly confident that his team could manage a reversal of fortune in the three-nation Unitech Cup

Dileep Premachandran in Colombo

The Friday column

Shaun Pollock on the decline

Aug 11, 2006: Shaun Pollock and Chaminda Vaas have both lost considerable pace over the last couple of years, but while Vaas continues to be a force as a bowler, Pollock's numbers have declined alarmingly

S Rajesh

Sri Lanka tri-series, 2006

South Africa face injury crisis

Aug 10, 2006: South Africa are facing an injury crisis ahead of the one-day tri-series against Sri Lanka and India on Monday, with three of their leading cricketers, Makhaya Ntini, Shaun Pollock and the captain, Mark Boucher, all nursing injuries

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Sri Lanka tri-series, 2006

Steyn on standby for Ntini

Aug 9, 2006: Dale Steyn, the South African fast bowler, will stay back in Sri Lanka as cover for Makhaya Ntini, who looks a doubtful starter for the first match of the one-day tri-series due to a hamstring injury

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka's mental revolution

Aug 9, 2006: Sri Lanka's recent past reflects a paradigm shift for the better

Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo

'I've lost a few hairs on my head and a couple of nails'

Aug 8, 2006: Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene heaved a sigh of relief after his team had beaten South Africa by one wicket in a nail-biting finish to win the second Test

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Unforgettable last-wicket thriller

Aug 8, 2006: The only predictable thing about the nerve-racking final day was its unpredictability. The Test match had ebbed and flowed throughout, refusing to reveal its winner until Lasith Malinga,the last man in, stroked an on-drive and scampered a single victory

Verdict by Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day

Mahela magic seals dramatic one-wicket win

Aug 8, 2006: An outstanding Test got the nail-biting finish it deserved, as a match which neither side deserved to lose finally went Sri Lanka's way by the narrowest of margins - one wicket

The Bulletin by S Rajesh

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

'Mentally tough' Murali thrilled with record

Aug 7, 2006: Muttiah Muralitharan picked out his mental strength as a big factor in his record-breaking spree

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Maintains he has 'no end of respect' for Muslim faith

Dean Jones sacked after 'terrorist' remark

Aug 7, 2006: Dean Jones, the former Australia Test batsman turned TV commentator, has been sacked by his employers, Ten Sports, after calling Hashim Amla a 'terrorist' on live television during the fourth day's play between Sri Lanka and South Africa at Colombo

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

A humdinger awaits

Aug 7, 2006: A fascinating Test match is now set up for a nail-biting finale

Verdict by Charlie Austin

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Mahela keeps Sri Lanka in the hunt

Aug 7, 2006: Mahela Jayawardene played an innings of immense class, skill and fortitude as Sri Lanka made huge strides towards chasing down an imposing fourth-innings target and sewing up the series 2-0

The Bulletin by S Rajesh
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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2006
Match cancelled without a ball bowled
India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2006
Match cancelled without a ball bowled
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 21, 2006
Match cancelled without a ball bowled
India v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Aug 19, 2006
Match cancelled without a ball bowled
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 14-15, 2006
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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