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SL in SA 2018-19

South Africa complete 3-0 sweep after big DLS win

Fifties from Dwaine Pretorius and Reeza Hendricks powered South Africa to a big total, and after a rain delay, Sri Lanka collapsed in their chase

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Malinga to retire after 2020 T20 World Cup

The 35-year-old fast bowler might quit ODIs after the World Cup this year too

South Africa v Sri Lanka

ODI series

Duminy focused on earning World Cup ticket

The batsman accepts that South Africa are entering a period of transition, but is excited about the talent around the country

Duminy to retire from ODIs after World Cup

He will play his final ODI in South Africa on Saturday, and will continue to play domestic and international T20s later on

SA v Sri Lanka

3rd ODI, Durban

Amla, Markram, Duminy return for last two ODIs

Reeza Hendricks and Wiaan Mulder have been left out of the line-up after being in the mix for the first three fixtures

Perera out of series with hamstring injury

The Sri Lanka batsman hurt himself while fielding in the Durban ODI on Sunday

Faf du Plessis wants SA batsmen to be brave, take risks

The South Africa captain feels the team is 99.9% of where they want to be

Sri Lanka v South Africa

1st ODI, Johannesburg

Tahir, du Plessis, de Kock headline dominant win for SA

The legspinner's three-for helped bowl Sri Lanka out for 231 before the batting duo made light work of the chase

It's a dream come true - Meet Anrich Nortje, SA's latest speed merchant

The fast bowler rose to prominence during the Mzansi Super League and has now won a place in South Africa's one-day squad


ODI squad and Test series lookback

South Africa news

'Complacent? Not true at all' - SA coach Gibson

He contradicts view of his colleague and batting coach Dale Benkenstein during the Port Elizabeth Test

Amla left out, fit-again Ngidi back in SA ODI squad

Uncapped Anrich Nortje also picked for first three ODIs against Sri Lanka

South Africa v Sri Lanka

2nd Test, Port Elizabeth

Arnold: SL's organised approach made SA's attack look ordinary

Sri Lanka needed new heroes and they found them in South Africa, says former Sri Lanka batsman Russel Arnold

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Fernando: Sri Lanka rediscover the taste of freedom

Before this tour, the team was in the constricting grip of fear. Then they hatched a plan, and threw away the shackles

ODI squad announcement

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2018-19

Akila Dananjaya returns for South Africa ODIs

Dinesh Chandimal, who had been dropped for Test series in a shock move, was left out of the ODI squad too

Dananjaya's action cleared following tests

The Sri Lanka offspinner was officially banned from bowling in international cricket in December last year

Vishwa Fernando interview

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'I wasn't afraid' - Vishwa Fernando on standing up to SA's attack

The seamer looks back at his epic stand with Kusal Perera, his bowling, and his sudden call-up to Sri Lanka's Test side

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South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Wanted to compete every hour, every session - Dimuth

At different stages during the Durban Test, Sri Lanka were on the mat, but they found ways to stand up and fight

Fernando: Kusal Perera bats with body, heart and soul

Against one of Test cricket's most fearsome attacks on home soil, Sri Lanka's No. 5 stood up for his embattled team

Perera follows in Laxman's footsteps

A look at Test matches that went down to the wire and the heroes that won it


Arnold: Perera's innings will be talked about for years


'We didn't lose because of any mistakes we made' - du Plessis

The South Africa captain feels they were simply outdone by Kusal Perera's 'superhuman' innings


First Lara, then Perera - all the records Sri Lanka broke


South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Du Plessis on Durban drama: 'This is what Test cricket should be'

The South Africa captain heaped praise on Kusal Perera, saying he was "just too good" for them

Perera's epic 153* leads SL to record-breaking victory

Sri Lanka lost their ninth wicket while still 78 off their target. The wicketkeeper batsman scored 67 of them all by himself

South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Off-field distractions have created uncertainty - Chandika Hathurusingha

The Sri Lanka coach explains how one setback after another has put an inexperienced side in turmoil

Brickhill: Hashim Amla's tests of greatness

His place in the pantheon is secure, and as he's emerged from his worst trough in a decade, there could be one more chapter added for South Africa's veteran

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa

Squad announcements

Sri Lanka drop Chandimal for South Africa tour, Karunaratne made captain

There are wholesale changes in the squad, which includes four uncapped players in Lasith Embuldeniya, Mohamed Shiraz, Angelo Perera and Oshada Fernando

Mulder in South Africa squad for SL Tests

The 20-year-old had been included in the squad for the Tests against Australia last year but did not make it into the XI

We're going to try to dominate whichever team comes here - Maharaj

South Africa will also try to claim a rare win in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban, where they have a poor record in the last 11 years

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