Your essential guide to the crucial second Test between the Proteas and Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Keshav Maharaj says the Proteas came to Sri Lanka as underdogs but will be ready to compete against the Sri Lankans in Colombo.
Cricket South Africa confirmed on Wednesday that Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has returned to the squad in Sri Lanka.
The first Proteas-Sri Lanka Test at Galle was reflected in the latest ICC Test ranking as Dimuth Karunaratne leaped up and pushed Hashim Amla out of the top 10 batsmen list.
Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi is almost certain to miss the final Test against Sri Lanka after he returned to South Africa for family reasons.
Faf du Plessis has fired a shot across the bows at the Sri Lankan authorities for their poor practice pitch conditions, writes SIMON LEWIS.
The Sri Lankan bowling attack skittled the Proteas out for 126 on day two of the first Test, putting them 161-runs behind.
Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera and Lakshan Sandakan ripped through the Proteas’ top order as they limped to lunch at 86-6.
Tabraiz Shamsi says the Proteas-Sri Lanka contest is even despite bowling Sri Lanka out for 287 in Galle on day one.
Dimuth Karunaratne survived a ruthless Proteas bowling attack as his unbeaten 158 helped Sri Lanka post 287 in their first innings of the first Test in Galle.