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Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele

New routine brings Dilshan relief

Jul 28, 2013: There is unbridled joy in each of Tillakaratne Dilshan's hundred celebrations, but this one was tinged with some relief too. He is arriving at a period in his career where he must prove even to himself that his skill remains undimmed

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele

Dilshan's would-be wide

Jul 28, 2013: Plays of the day from the fourth ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele

Dilshan, Sangakkara secure series

Jul 28, 2013: An unbeaten century from Tillakaratne Dilshan and 91 from Kumar Sangakkara carried Sri Lanka to a series win over South Africa with one match to play

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele

Hosts seek to arrest South Africa's momentum

Jul 27, 2013: After South Africa asserted some control over their fate in Sri Lanka, on what was perhaps the driest pitch of the tour to date, it has now fallen to the hosts to arrest the momentum their opponents have gleaned from a big victory

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

Inconsistency haunts Tharanga...again

Jul 27, 2013: Some days, Upul Tharanga bats so well, his innings seem like a dream. Other times, he falls asleep at the crease. It is a vacillating pattern he must arrest immediately, with the team's batting future at stake

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

De Villiers lauds team's character under pressure

Jul 27, 2013: There were moments in the third ODI that bore the hallmarks of a classic South Africa meltdown, but after the match the captain AB de Villiers lauded his side's strength under pressure

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

Miller, Tsotsobe keep series alive

Jul 26, 2013: South Africa dictated proceedings for the first time in the series as they beat Sri Lanka by 56 runs

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

We win games when squeezed - De Villiers

Jul 25, 2013: South Africa will lose the series if they lose another match, but in bilateral affairs, pressure brings out their best, AB de Villiers said

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Pallekele

South Africa hope for respite in Pallekele

Jul 25, 2013: ESPNcricinfo presents the preview of the third ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Pallekele

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Spin fast becoming the bane of SA's ODI game

Jul 24, 2013: As South Africa look to improve a dismal record in Sri Lanka, their spinners will have to rethink their strategy and find better ways to utilise the helpful conditions

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Injured Amla in doubt for third ODI

Jul 24, 2013: Hashim Amla is in severe doubt for the third ODI against Sri Lanka after sustaining a grade one tear to his left groin muscle while fielding during Sri Lanka's innings

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka 2-0 up after rainy day

Jul 23, 2013: A second, successive sub-standard performance with the bat saw South Africa undo their significantly improved showing with the ball to go 2-0 down in the series

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Colombo

SA to stick with two specialist spinners

Jul 22, 2013: South Africa's bowlers were largely to blame for the loss in the first ODI, but AB de Villiers was particularly enamoured of the prospect of fielding two frontline spinners

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Colombo

SA face the heat from conditions and hosts

Jul 22, 2013: ESPNcricinfo presents the preview of the second ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sri Lanka news

Ford wants consistency from Sri Lanka

Jul 22, 2013: Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has said consistency is an issue with the team's batting, especially in the middle order

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

'We let the heat get to us' - de Villiers

Jul 21, 2013: AB de Villiers said that the inability of South Africa's bowlers to deal with Colombo's sapping heat played a major role in the 180-run loss on Saturday, after the attack conceded 320 for 5

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Dominant Sangakkara gets better with age

Jul 20, 2013: At 35, a lifetime of learning is propelling Kumar Sangakkara's cricket far further than his innate ability ever could. He is now churning out match-winning innings that have frustratingly eluded him

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the R Premadasa Stadium

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 180 runs

Jul 20, 2013: It was not exactly 624 but Kumar Sangakkara's career-best had a similar effect as the 2006 record stand he put on with Mahela Jawaywardene against the same opposition seven years ago

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Morris prepared for death-overs test

Jul 19, 2013: Chris Morris has had a memorable 2013 and will be looking to extend his good run as he prepares to lead South Africa's bowling in the first ODI against Sri Lanka

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka hold edge against inexperienced South Africa

Jul 19, 2013: A South African side lacking experience in Sri Lankan conditions will square off against the hosts in the first ODI in Colombo

The Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo
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Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota - Aug 6, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Hambantota - Aug 4, 2013
South Africa won by 22 runs
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 2, 2013
South Africa won by 12 runs
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 31, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 128 runs
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele - Jul 28, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
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