Sri Lanka scored 381 and then had England under pressure before Joe Root brought some stability to the innings in Galle.
Sri Lanka were 229-4 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against England after an Angelo Matthews century gave them a much-needed confidence boost.
Great players rarely make great coaches in any sport. Jacques Kallis has an opportunity to prove his worth and should be given the space to do so, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
Sri Lanka, driven by a century from Lahiru Thirimanne, fought hard in their second innings and had England in trouble with just 74 runs needed victory.
Joe Root scored 228 as England were bowled out for 421 before Sri Lanka reached 156-2 at the end of day three in Galle.
Former Proteas batting consultant Jaques Kallis incorrectly claims ‘rules’ prohibited him from being involved in any coaching capacity in South Africa.
All the wickets to fall today in England’s inter-squad warm-up game in preparation for their series against Sri Lanka.
Jonny Bairstow was full of praise for England’s new batting consultant Jacques Kallis.
With the England series on the verge of being cancelled, and the rest of the summer schedule in jeopardy, South African cricket’s bio-secure bubble team of organisers have their work cut out proving their competency to prospective tourists.
England clinched a 3-0 T20I series victory over the Proteas with a convincing nine-wicket win at Newlands on Tuesday.
England chased down 192 with ease as they exploited a limp Proteas bowling unit to complete a 3-0 T20I series whitewash.
Follow the live action from Newlands as the Proteas take on England in the third and final T20 International.
Follow the live action from Boland Park as the Proteas take on England in the second of three T20 Internationals.
A 28-run Beuran Hendricks over gave England all the momentum they needed to clinch a five-wicket victory over South Africa in the first of three T20 Internationals at Newlands on Friday.
Follow the live action from Newlands as the Proteas take on England in the first of three T20 Internationals.