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SL in SA 2018-19

'It's the best Test I've played for Sri Lanka' - Perera

Both the Sri Lanka captain Karunaratne and South Africa captain du Plessis shower wicketkeeper batsman with praise

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Du Plessis on Durban drama: 'This is what Test cricket should be'

The South Africa captain heaped praise on Kusal Perera, saying he was "just too good" for them

Perera's epic 153* leads SL to record-breaking victory

Sri Lanka lost their ninth wicket while still 78 off their target. The wicketkeeper batsman scored 67 of them all by himself

South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Off-field distractions have created uncertainty - Chandika Hathurusingha

The Sri Lanka coach explains how one setback after another has put an inexperienced side in turmoil

Brickhill: Hashim Amla's tests of greatness

His place in the pantheon is secure, and as he's emerged from his worst trough in a decade, there could be one more chapter added for South Africa's veteran

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa

Squad announcements

Sri Lanka drop Chandimal for South Africa tour, Karunaratne made captain

There are wholesale changes in the squad, which includes four uncapped players in Lasith Embuldeniya, Mohamed Shiraz, Angelo Perera and Oshada Fernando

Mulder in South Africa squad for SL Tests

The 20-year-old had been included in the squad for the Tests against Australia last year but did not make it into the XI

We're going to try to dominate whichever team comes here - Maharaj

South Africa will also try to claim a rare win in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban, where they have a poor record in the last 11 years

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