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Hashim Amla scored a second consecutive ton, but got little support as South Africa crashed to an 87-run loss in Pallekele
Hashim Amla scored a second consecutive ton, but got little support as South Africa crashed to an 87-run loss in Pallekele © AFP
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Specials

    A tale of two SSC Tests

In 1993 and 2006, South Africa's bowlers had vastly different results in Colombo. Brett Schultz and Makhaya Ntini look back

'Kallis' calm balance helps him make big scores'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Jacques Kallis' unflustered temperament

    South Africa's spin challenge

Daryll Cullinan: 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

    The Sri Lankan challenge

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

'Kallis sneaked up on the cricketing world'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Jacques Kallis' compact technique and short backlift

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Blogs

The other rebels

Russell Jackson: Not many remember the International Wanderers teams who visited apartheid South Africa to play cricket

'The more you win, the more people will watch women's cricket'

The Cricket Couch: SA captain Mignon du Preez talks about her side's recent successes

The last of the long run-up

Jon Hotten: The sight of a fast bowler running in from a distance is a thrilling one. And it's increasingly rare now

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Hashim Amla scored his second consecutive century
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Sri Lanka celebrate the fall of David Miller
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JP Duminy edged behind for 1
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Hashim Amla targets the leg side
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Lasith Malinga celebrates the dismissal of Quinton de Kock
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Ryan McLaren picked up four wickets in the last four overs
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele - Jul 9
Sri Lanka won by 87 runs
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota
Jul 12, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle
Jul 16-20, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
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