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Hashim Amla produced a patient 139 but South Africa conceded a considerable lead to Sri Lanka in Colombo
Hashim Amla produced a patient 139 but South Africa conceded a considerable lead to Sri Lanka in Colombo © AFP
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'Smith's record in India is an aberration'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Graeme Smith's terrific record in different conditions

'Smith always backed himself to win a Test for SA'

Modern Masters: Graeme Smith's fourth-innings stats are a testament of his tremendous mental strength

'Smith played the ball so late'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Graeme Smith's unorthodox technique and the problem of setting fields for him

'Virtually impossible to replace Kallis'

Modern Masters: Without Jacques Kallis you don't see balance in the South African side

'He's got no real weaknesses'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Jacques Kallis' terrific record in all conditions

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The last of the long run-up

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JP Duminy was dismissed for 3 off 58 balls
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Hashim Amla registered his first Test ton against Sri Lanka
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Hashim Amla's 22nd Test century was the second slowest of his career
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Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers added 79 for the fourth wicket
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Quinton de Kock didn't know much about the ball that hit his off stump
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 24-28
Sri Lanka 421 & 11/0 South Africa 282
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 31, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Cambridge
Aug 1-4, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 7-10, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Northampton
Aug 7-10, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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