South Africa in Sri Lanka

July 27 - August 1

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Colombo

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Sri Lanka 756 for 5 dec (Jayawardene 374, Sangakkara 287) beat South Africa 169 (Muralitharan 4-41, Fernando 4-48) and 434 (Rudolph 90, Boucher 85, Muralitharan 6-131) by an innings and 153 runs
Scorecard

Day 5
Bulletin - Murali wraps it up for Sri Lanka
Verdict - Destroying with patience
Gallery - Murali spins South Africa to defeat
Quotes 'Credit should go to the bowlers' - Jayawardene

Day 4
Bulletin - Prince leads South Africa's fightback
Verdict - Grim fight for survival
Quotes 'We have a good chance of saving the game' - Rudolph
Gallery - South Africa hang on to fight another day

Day 3
Bulletin - Records tumble as Sri Lanka sit pretty
Verdict - Perfection personified
Quotes 'I am happy with what I have achieved' - Jayawardene
Stats - Colossal collaboration
Gallery - Jayawardene and Sangakkara create history

Day 2
Bulletin - South Africa wilt against Jayawardene & Sangakkara
Verdict - No respite for the South Africans
Tests - Partnership Records
Gallery - The Jayawardene-Sangakkara show

Day 1
Bulletin - Sangakkara builds SL advantage
Verdict - A methodical manner of attack
Quotes - Moody hails Murali and Fernando
Gallery - Sri Lanka dominate on opening day
News - Health and family take priority over cricket for Atapattu

Preview
Preview -Sri Lanka head into first Test without Vaas

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