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Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Thirimanne's calm approach bodes well for SL

Aug 1, 2013: Lahiru Thirimanne's innings in the fifth ODI was not very different from some of the other innings he has played before, but his calculated approach to run-making left an impression

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

South Africa turn to introspection after thrashing

Aug 1, 2013: AB de Villiers had marked out the ODIs in Sri Lanka as the beginning of South Africa's approach to the 2015 World Cup, but South Africa's captain conceded, after the fifth ODI in Colombo, that the 4-1 thrashing may trigger changes in personnel

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Much work needed on several fronts for South Africa

Jul 31, 2013: The opening combination, the spinner's spot, the pace bowing in less helpful conditions, the wicketkeeping, the captaincy … there was little that went right for South Africa in Sri Lanka

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Dilshan's skip and anti-climax

Jul 31, 2013: Plays of the Day from the fifth ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Dominant Sri Lanka make it 4-1

Jul 31, 2013: South Africa suffered a fifth successive sub-standard batting performance in Sri Lanka to concede the final match in the series - a dead rubber - to opposition who have shown their superiority

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

'Situation allows us to free up a bit' - de Villiers

Jul 30, 2013: With South Africa missing the services of Dale Steyn, Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis, a 3-2 series loss to Sri Lanka would not be such a bad result, especially with the inexperience in the squad

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo

Chance for youngsters to shine

Jul 30, 2013: Wednesday's encounter could shape to be another meaningless dead rubber in a series already short on context, but Sri Lanka's selectors have stepped in to ratchet up interest, if only among the host nation's fans

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando
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