Sri Lanka

AB de Villiers returns to South Africa squad for Sri Lanka ODI series

South African team have received a major boost ahead of the One-Day International series against Sri Lanka with AB de Villiers making a return to the national team after six months.
24 January 2017

Mathews guides Sri Lanka to three-wicket win in a tense chase of 114

Angelo Mathews led from the front with an unbeaten fifty as Sri Lanka chased down 114 against South Africa in the final over with three wickets in hand in the second Twenty20 International in Johannesburg to level the series 1-1.
22 January 2017

South Africa secure 19-run win in rain-affected 10-over game

A collective all-round display from South Africa saw them register a 19-run win in a rain-affected first Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Centurion.
20 January 2017

Adam Voges hints retirement PM's XI fixture

Western Australia batsman Adam Voges has hinted that he might call an end to his international career after featuring for the Prime Minster XI fixture in the Twenty20 tour game against Sri Lanka next month.
17 January 2017

South Africa complete 3-0 series whitewash after innings victory in Johannesburg

Wayne Parnell picked six wickets in the game as South Africa wrapped up Sri Lanka for 177 in the final innings to complete an innings victory in the third Test in Johannesburg and secured a 3-0 series whitewash.
14 January 2017

Philander, Rabada trouble Sri Lanka before bad weather intervenes

After a late comeback from Sri Lanka restricted South Africa to 426 in their first innings, Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada struck twice each before stumps to have the visitors in trouble at 80 for four on day two of the third Test in Johannesburg.
13 January 2017

Amla, Duminy century keep Sri Lanka at bay

Centuries from JP Duminy and Hashim Amla staged a fantastic recovery for South Africa with a 293-run stand as the Proteas ended the first day of Johannesburg Test against Sri Lanka at 338 for three.
13 January 2017

South Africa opt for young squad for T20I series against Sri Lanka

The South African selectors have opted for a young and inexperienced squad for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka that will be led by Farhann Behardien.
10 January 2017

Uncapped Duanne Olivier replaces Kyle Abbott in Test squad

Uncapped pacer Duanne Olivier has made it to South Africa Test squad for the final game against Sri Lanka in Johannesburg in the place of Kyle Abbott.
7 January 2017

Rabada six-wicket haul secures series victory for South Africa

Kagiso Rabada picked a six-wicket haul as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 224 in the final innings on day four to complete a 282-run victory in the second Test in Cape Town, thereby winning the series 2-0.
5 January 2017

South Africa six wickets away from series victory

After setting an improbable target of 507 runs for Sri Lanka in the final innings, South African bowlers were once again impressive in restricting Sri Lanka to 130 for four at stumps on day three of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2017

Rabada, Philander decimate Sri Lanka on day two

Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada picked four wickets apiece as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 110 runs in their first innings and later stretched their lead to 317 runs at stumps on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
3 January 2017

Elgar, de Kock rescue South Africa after top-order collapse

After the Sri Lankan pacers made the best use of the early Cape Town pitch, Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock rescued South Africa and ensured they ended the day at 297 for six in the first innings of the second Test.
2 January 2017

Ricky Ponting joins Australia coaching panel for Sri Lanka T20I series

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been included in the coaching panel for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka in February.
1 January 2017

South Africa complete 206-run victory over Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth

Kyle Abbott picked two wickets on the final day as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 281 to complete a 206-run victory in the first Test in Port Elizabeth to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
30 December 2016

Maharaj, Rabada take South Africa close to victory

Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj picked two wickets apiece as South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to 240 for five in a chase of 488 on day four of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
29 December 2016

Cook, Philander put South Africa on top at Port Elizabeth

Vernon Philander picked his 11th Test career five wicket haul followed by Stephen Cook's third Test career hundred put South Africa on top of the Port Elizabeth Test as the hosts have taken a decisive 432 runs lead at close of day three's play.
28 December 2016

South Africa pacers rattle Sri Lanka before bad light ends play

The South African pacers made the best use of the conditions to restrict Sri Lanka to 181 for seven before bad light brought an early end to the second day's play in the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
27 December 2016

Sri Lanka pull back things after solid South Africa start

Suranga Lakmal picked a four-wicket haul as he dented South Africa's momentum and restricted them to 267 for six at stumps on day one of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
26 December 2016

Patience key in Boxing Day Test - Russell Domingo

South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has warned his team of the slow nature of pitch in Port Elizabeth ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka.
24 December 2016