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Day 3

652dFirdose Moonda at SuperSport Park

Kulasekara, Prasad added to SL squad

Sri Lanka have called up fast bowlers Nuwan Kulasekara and Dhammika Prasad to their Test squad for the remaining two matches against South Africa.

652dFirdose Moonda at SuperSport Park

Run out for 9999

ESPNCricinfo presents Plays of the Day from the third day of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Centurion

Day 2

652dThe Report by Andrew McGlashan

South Africa build commanding advantage

It wasn't all one-way traffic on the second day in Centurion but South Africa ended in a very commanding position, having built a lead of 209 with AB de Villiers' 99 the cornerstone of their innings

652dFirdose Moonda at Centurion

The indomitable Kallis

ESPNCricinfo presents Plays of the Day from the second day at Centurion

652dFirdose Moonda at SuperSport Park

I still back the fielder - de Villiers

AB de Villiers fell one short of his 13th Test century but still believes South Africa already have enough runs to put the match beyond Sri Lanka

Day 1

652dThe Report by Andrew McGlashan

Philander sets up dominant South Africa

The opening day at Centurion went largely according to expectations as Sri Lanka struggled to handle the home side's bowling attack on a helpful pitch

652dFirdose Moonda at SuperSport Park

Sri Lanka pin hopes on Fernando

Dilhara Fernando finished a controlled spell late on the first day at Centurion, showing promising signs

652dFirdose Moonda

Philander leads the pack

There is secret to bowling on a pitch that glistens with green and Vernon Philander knows what it is

Others

652dFirdose Moonda at SuperSport Park

Lack of runs hinders Sri Lanka fight

Sri Lanka kept up a competitive spirit for large parts of day two but their lack of first-innings runs saw their comeback wilt away

652dFirdose Moonda in Centurion

Dilshan not cowed by South Africa challenge

Tillakaratne Dilshan says South Africa may be favourites, but his Sri Lanka side have self-belief that they can beat any side in any conditions

652dFirdose Moonda at Centurion

Smith faces new left-arm nemesis

ESPNcricinfo picks out the key battlegrounds for the Test series between South Africa and Sri Lanka

652dFirdose Moonda at Centurion

Smith wants winning mentality

South Africa have not won a home series since 2008, one of their most obvious problems being the inability to polish off the opposition tail, leaving them without the results that are expected from a team of their calibre

652dMadhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Odds heavily stacked against Sri Lanka

In bowler-friendly conditions, Sri Lanka have their task cut out against a strong South African team keen to win their first home series in three years

Sri Lanka 3rd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st11TM DilshanNT Paranavitana
2nd0KC SangakkaraNT Paranavitana
3rd8DPMD JayawardeneKC Sangakkara
4th18DPMD JayawardeneTT Samaraweera
5th29TT SamaraweeraAD Mathews
6th4TT SamaraweeraJK Silva
7th34JK SilvaNLTC Perera
8th29HMRKB HerathJK Silva
9th12HMRKB HerathUWMBCA Welegedara
10th5HMRKB HerathCRD Fernando