South Africa were 17-1 in pursuit of 241 when play was suspended due to the dangerous pitch conditions at the Wanderers.
The Proteas will be ‘happy’ with the Wanderers wicket being prepared for the third Test against India, starting on Wednesday, says curator Bethuel Buthelezi.
AB de Villiers said he wants to seize the opportunity for the Proteas to become the No 1 ODI side in the world with a 5-0 whitewash.
Despite a career-best 4-19 performance from Lungi Ngidi, the Proteas couldn’t prevent a three-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka at the Wanderers on Sunday.
It took the Proteas just 60 overs to take 16 wickets on day three and beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs for a three-Test whitewash at the Wanderers, writes MARK SALTER.
The Proteas maintained the pressure on Sri Lanka by taking four wickets for 80 runs on day two of the third Test at the Wanderers on Friday, writes MARK SALTER.
The Wanderers wicket spat fire and brimstone as the Sri Lankans took five quick wickets, including day-one hero Hashim Amla, to hold the Proteas to 398-8 at lunch on day two of the third Test, writes MARK SALTER.
JP Duminy and Hashim Amla combined in a stand of 292 to put the Proteas well in command of the third Test against Sri Lanka at the Wanderers on Thursday.
The Proteas lost two quick wickets as they battled to 79 for two at lunch on the first day of the third Test against Sri Lanka, at the Wanderers on Thursday, writes MARK SALTER.
Opening batsman Stephen Cook says the Proteas need to finish the job and clinch a series whitewash against Sri Lanka in the third Test at the Wanderers.