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South Africa had to settle for a 10-wicket win in the Third and Final Test at Newlands in Cape Town. The hosts had to bat again in their second innings chasing a target of 2 which was done without a single legal delivery bowled with Dhammika Prasad...

Sri Lanka finished Day 2 of the Third and Final Sunfoil Test at Newlands in Cape Town at a promising 149 for 2 in reply to the massive total of 580 for 4 declared by South Africa.

The Sri Lankan Squad comprising of 15 players for the 5-ODI Series against South Africa was announced today. The Lankan squad includes the name of medium pacer Nuwan Kulasekara who makes an international comeback...

The first month of the New Year 2012 looks to be filled up mostly with Test Cricket. As many as four Test Series will be held this month in as many countries.

Left-handed middle order batsman Ashwell Prince has been dropped from the Playing XI for tomorrow’s Third and Final Test against Sri Lanka in Newlands, Cape Town. The series at 1-1 will be decided by the outcome of the Third Test.

Cricket South Africa has named a 14-man squad led by AB de Villiers for the first two ODIs against Sri Lanka. The 27-year-old Ab de Villiers gets his first opportunity to lead the team in the 5-ODI Series against Sri Lanka although he was named as the country’s new ODI Captain more than six months ago.

Sri Lanka Skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan proudly claims that the Durban victory was one of the greatest wins for his country. The Lankans tasted their maiden Test victory on South African soil when they crushed the hosts by 208 runs inside four days in the Boxing Day Test Match at Kingsmead, Durban.

South Africa despite losing the Boxing Day Test at Durban badly has retained the same squad of 13 for the third and final Test at Cape Town which begins on January 3, 2012.

Rangana Herath captured five wickets as South Africa chasing a daunting target of 450 collapsed in their second innings to lose the Second Test at Durban by a huge margin of 208 runs. The unsung Sri Lankans bounced back to level the 3-Test Series 1-1 with the decider to be played at Cape Town from January 3rd next year.