After many feared the loss of Graeme Smith would leave a gaping hole at the top of the order, it was edifying to see Dean Elgar score a ton in the first Test.
Sri Lanka took four wickets in the evening session to fight back after a fluent century from Dean Elgar on day one of the first Test in Galle.
Imran Tahir is the blueprint for how to manage Proteas players who fail at their first crack at international cricket. By Ryan Vrede
We preview the first Test of new Proteas skipper Hashim Amla’s reign, which starts in Galle on Wednesday morning.
Proteas opening bowler Vernon Philander has spoken of the need for early wickets in the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Galle on Wednesday.
Read about all the developments concerning the Proteas in Sri Lanka, including feedback from their ODI series triumph, the lead up to the Tests and Senanayake’s ban.
The Proteas need 20 wickets in at least one of the next two Tests to secure a historic series victory in Sri Lanka.
The Proteas completed their first ODI series victory on Sri Lankan soil, winning the third ODI by 82 runs on Saturday.
We preview the third and deciding ODI in Hambantota, taking place on Saturday 12 July at 6:30am SA time.
Proteas ODI captain AB de Villiers has hailed Hashim Amla’s performances in the ODI series, but lamented the lack of support the opener had in the second game on Wednesday night.
The Sri Lankan spinners ripped through South Africa’s middle order to record a comprehensive victory in Pallekele, reports Gareth Stevens.
Watch Quinton de Kock take on Aaron Phangiso in Sri Lanka … on the squash court. Part of the Proteas’ tour diaries series.
The Proteas have vowed to guard against complacency ahead of the second ODI against Sri Lanka in Kandy on Wednesday.
We preview the second ODI between the Proteas and Sri Lanka, taking place in Pallekele on Wednesday 9 July from 11am SA time.
Former South Africa captain and administrator Ali Bacher has criticised India, Australia and England for ‘hijacking’ the ICC.