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.
A spineless batting performance saw the Proteas skittled for 73 – their lowest innings total since readmission – in a 278-run defeat in the first Test in Galle.
352 to win: Dale Steyn took the final Sri Lanka wicket as the Proteas bowled their hosts out for 190 before lunch on day three.
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.
Kagiso Rabada struck twice after lunch as Sri Lanka collapsed around Dimuth Karunaratne’s unbeaten 80 to end on 161-6 by tea on day one in Galle.
Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi took a wicket apiece as Sri Lanka reached 93-2 by lunch on day one of the first Test in Galle.
Sri Lanka won the toss and have sent the Proteas in to bowl first in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle.
Your essential guide to the first Test between Sri Lanka and the Proteas in Galle on Thursday.
Dale Steyn’s bid to become the most prolific bowler in South Africa’s history is in his own hands.