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Match Day

463dCharlie Austin

We let ourselves down, says Smith

After his side's collapse in Colombo, South Africa's captain Graeme Smith didn't mince words after defeat in the match and the series, but Marvan Atapattu was predictably rather more upbeat

463dThe Bulletin by Charlie Austin

Vaas stars in Sri Lankan triumph

Chaminda Vaas rocked South Africa with some exceptional swing and seam bowling, taking 6 for 29 as Sri Lanka romped to a 313-run win to take the two-Test series 1-0 - their first series victory against South Africa

463dThe Bulletin by Charlie Austin

Rain returns after Sri Lanka strike

Excellent work by the ground staff at the SSC Stadium meant that play was likely to start at 4pm local time (1000 GMT)

463dThe Bulletin by Charlie Austin

Sangakkara's superb 232 puts Sri Lanka on top

Kumar Sangakkara's marathon double-hundred, the third of his career and thefourth-highest score ever against South Africa, handed Sri Lanka control ofthe second Test in Colombo

463dThe Bulletin by Charlie Austin

Sangakkara and Jayawardene boost Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka recovered from the disappointment of Muttiah Muralitharan's last-minute withdrawal, with a shoulder injury, to take control of the second and final Test against South Africa

463dCharlie Austin

Sangakkara - 'It's a batsman's dream'

After a long day in the field on the first day of the second Test in Colombo, Kumar Sangakkara, the centurymaker, and Graeme Smith, South Africa's captain, spoke to the press