Over two Test matches, Sri Lanka upended calculations to trump South Africa, by one wicket and by eight wickets, to make history. Their performances caught the imagination of the entire cricket community, and the praise at the end of the series was effusive.
Congratulations !!! Great team work to achieve something special. proud of the boys.. Well done @IamDimuth and the team.— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) February 23, 2019
Brilliant to be apart of the history!! Thank you to all who believed in me and always backed me..we played as a team and we won as a team! amazing leadership by @IamDimuth— Kusal Mendis (@KusalMendis1) February 23, 2019
Love you all. Proud to be a srilankan.
@IamDimuth well led in the series rallying the guys together and putting up a great show— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) February 23, 2019
Really happy for the boys, fantastic team effort. This series win among the Top achievements of Sri Lanka Cricket. Well done @iamdimuth & team, Coaching staff.— Rangana Herath (@HerathRSL) February 23, 2019
Congratulations @OfficialSLC lads for achieving something no other srilanka team or neither any Asian team ever achieved! Everyone in the squad has made our country proud Fantastic effort by everyone and ver well led by @IamDimuth #SAVSL #cricketnation— Farveez Maharoof (@farveezmaharoof) February 23, 2019
Congratulations to Sri Lanka on a fantastic Test series win against SA in SA. This must be one of their greatest moments in their Test history. My friend @RusselArnold69 will be a really happy man #SAvSL— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 23, 2019
Well done Sri Lanka!!! Huge respect! https://t.co/naJWupom8U— Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) February 23, 2019
- Six weeks ago India became the first Asian side to win a Test series in Australia.— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 23, 2019
- Today Sri Lanka became the first Asian side to win a Test series in South Africa.
With this, at least one of the Asian sides have now won a Test series in every Test-playing country!#SAvSL
History at hand in Port Elizabeth. Sri Lanka on verge of magnificent series win over Sout Africa. Not much of a crowd so BBL fanatics won't rate it.— Peter Lalor (@plalor) February 23, 2019
Incredible effort to win the series 0-2. This is huge for Sri Lankan and definitely world cricket. Test cricket has turned on its head in the last few months n its brilliant #SAvSL— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) February 23, 2019