August 4-8, 2006 August 4, 2006

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo

Sri Lanka 321 and 352 for 9 (Jayawardene 123, Jayasuriya 73, Boje 4-111) beat South Africa 361 and 311

Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

Day 5

Bulletin - Mahela magic seals dramatic one-wicket win
Verdict - Unforgettable last-wicket thriller
Archive - Classic one-wicket wins
Quotes - 'I've lost a few hairs on my head and a couple of nails'
Gallery - Sri Lanka scrape through in thrilling chase

Day 4

Bulletin - Mahela keeps Sri Lanka in the hunt
Verdict - A humdinger awaits
Comment - Is Murali the greatest spinner ever?
Gallery - Test poised for close finish

Day 3

Bulletin - Gibbs puts South Africa in charge
Verdict - Another riveting day
Quotes - 'We are in for an interesting two days' - Gibbs
Gallery - Gibbs finds his touch

Day 2

Bulletin - Steyn and Ntini restrict SL to 341
Verdict - Finally, a contest
Quotes - We stuck to the game plan - Steyn

Day 1

Bulletin - Middle order lifts South Africa to 361
Verdict - SA cope with the Murali juggernaut
Quotes - New ball will be important - Prince


Preview - Pollock returns to boost South Africa
Quotes - I will bowl two lengths - short and full: Steyn