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Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo

Slow starters break worrying trend

Jul 23, 2014: Two of South Africa's last three series were only two-Test rubbers and they were customarily drowsy in both. But they have set about at a new pace with a win in Galle

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

A quintessential Sri Lanka collapse

Jul 20, 2014: Sri Lanka had a platform to spring towards an unlikely victory in Galle, but their batting line-up succumbed to the same weaknesses

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Numbers Game

A year for lower-order batting heroics

Jul 18, 2014: Lower-order partnership stats have remained remarkably constant over the last five decades, but there's been a huge leap in the first seven months of 2014

S Rajesh

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Promising South Africa begin post-Smith era

Jul 14, 2014: The ODIs have shown that this South Africa side is less afraid to make mistakes. But Graeme Smith's absence is one of the many challenges they face against Sri Lanka as they seek to reclaim their No. 1 Test ranking

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

South Africa face the Kallis question

Jul 9, 2014: Accommodation for a great player like Jacques Kallis should be made with careful consideration and South Africa cannot get carried away with sentiment

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

Jayawardene's missing four

Jul 9, 2014: Plays of the day from the second ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Pallekele

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Priyanjan's slog, Kallis' misery

Jul 6, 2014: Plays of the day from the first ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa's spin challenge

Jul 6, 2014: Lessons from the series-victory in 1993 - when South Africa overcame a rampant Murali - and what the current crop of visiting batsmen need to watch out for

Daryll Cullinan

Numbers Game

The Sri Lankan challenge

Jul 4, 2014: South Africa have a superb overseas record in the last few years, but in Sri Lanka their batsmen and spinners have struggled

S Rajesh

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

Player association news

'Where will the game be in 10 years?'

Jun 27, 2014: Tony Irish has been elected the incoming executive chairman of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA), replacing Paul Marsh. Both men spoke to ESPNcricinfo about the challenges FICA will face in the years to come.

Interview by Daniel Brettig

'The media has every right to call us chokers'

Jun 21, 2014: Herschelle Gibbs on the infamous tag, the 438 match, playing golf with Viv, Tiger and Ronaldo, and his football World Cup predictions

Interview by Richard Sydenham

The kids from Kenridge

Jun 18, 2014: Stiaan van Zyl and Dane Piedt were once young boys who dreamed of competing in the big leagues. Now they're on the verge of playing Test cricket

Firdose Moonda

South Africa cricket

Amla's understated captaincy style to the fore

Jun 11, 2014: Dolphins team-mates, Imraan Khan and Mfuneko Ngam, believe Hashim Amla will be an astute, authoritative captain who will lead by example

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Great expectations follow Amla's rise

Jun 3, 2014: Hashim Amla was the best choice in the current climate of South African cricket. They need stability, calm and focus as they head into the post-Smith-and-Kallis era

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Two uncapped SA spinners in race for Sri Lanka

May 29, 2014: Dane Piedt and Simon Harmer have been the leading first-class wicket-takers this season and one of them could partner Imran Tahir

Firdose Moonda

South Africa cricket

Amla or de Villiers for SA captaincy?

May 28, 2014: Two former South Africa convener of selectors have their say on who should be the team's next captain

Firdose Moonda

The others

May 5, 2014: Cricketers who were overshadowed by their more famous relatives on the field

Steven Lynch

ICC team rankings

The battle for the top Test spot

May 2, 2014: While Australia have a great recent record, the ICC's ranking system doesn't take into account South Africa's superior overseas performances

S Rajesh

Has cricket finally embraced wicketkeeper-captains?

Apr 30, 2014: Dhoni, de Villiers and a few others may finally be putting an end to one of the game's most robust blind spots. Or are they?

Rob Steen
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2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 24-28
Sri Lanka 421 & 11/0 South Africa 282
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin - Jul 26
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NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin
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