South Africa vs Sri Lanka

South Africa's tours of Sri Lanka, West Indies postponed indefinitely

South Africa were originally slated to play two-match Test series and five T20Is against West Indies in July-August and three ODIs and as many T20Is against Sri Lanka in June. 

Aug 01, 2020, 20:00 PM IST

Cricket World Cup Rewind 2019: All-round South Africa clinched nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Amla (80) and captain Du Plessis (96) not only smashed blistering unbeaten fifties but also stitched a 175-run partnership to help South Africa chase down the target in just 37.2 overs.

Jun 28, 2020, 14:14 PM IST

South Africa's limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to coronavirus

The two sides were due to play three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20I matches in the first half of June.

Apr 20, 2020, 15:01 PM IST

David Miller, Imran Tahir lead South Africa to super-over victory over Sri Lanka

Miller helped South Africa score 14 runs from their super over before Tahir restricted Sri Lanka to only five in reply, two of which were wides. 

Mar 20, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs in 5th ODI, clean sweep series

After electing to bat, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 225, three balls short of their 50 overs, for another below-par score in a series where they have found no answer to South Africa`s rampant pace and spin attack.

Mar 17, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Experienced trio back in South Africa squad for remaining ODIs against Sri Lanka

With an eye on the World Cup, South Africa look to give some game time to Hashim Amla, JP Duminy and Aiden Markram in remaining two ODI's of the five-match series against Sri Lanka.

Mar 11, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

South Africa seek to continue home dominance as ailing Sri Lanka visit

Proteas supremacy has been built around a fierce fast-bowling attack and lively wickets, the opposite of the conditions they faced when they lost 0-2 in Sri Lanka last July.

Feb 12, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Sri Lanka drop captain Dinesh Chandimal for South Africa tour

Chandimal scored just 24 runs at an average of 6 as Sri Lanka suffered a 0-2 Test series defeat in Australia, extending the team's winless run to seven matches.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

South Africa beat hosts Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in 2nd ODI, lead series 2-0

Chasing 245 for victory, South Africa reached their target with 43 balls to spare, giving themselves the perfect opportunity to pick up a series win in the five-ODI series.


Aug 01, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by five wickets to win 1st ODI

Left-hander JP Duminy scored an unbeaten 53 off 32 deliveries as South Africa comfortably chased down 194 runs to register their first win on the tour. 

Jul 29, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

South Africa’s Maharaj claims 8 to destroy Sri Lanka on Day 1 of 2nd Test

Left-arm-spinner Keshav Maharaj’s 8 for 58 is the best ever figures for a South African spinner in the sub-continent and for a visiting spinner in Sri Lanka. 

Jul 21, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

Bees swarm cricket match: Is this the best cricketing moment of 2017 – Video

It's not the first instance of bees attacking a cricket match, but such a bizarre moment was never captured live in such an excruciating manner before.

Dec 03, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

WATCH: How fast does Imran Tahir run in his 'trademark' wicket celebration?

Tahir finished with four for 27 in 8.3 overs after former captain Hashim Amla scored his 25th ODI century to set Sri Lanka a target of 300 runs.

Jun 04, 2017, 10:38 AM IST

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Match 3: All-round South Africa humble Sri Lanka by 96 runs in Group B clash

Hashim Amla scored 103 off 115 deliveries and shared a 145-run stand with Faf du Plessis (75) for the 2nd wicket as South Africa recovered from a very slow start to score 299/6 in 50 overs.

Jun 03, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

WATCH: AB de Villiers gets wings! Unbelievable catch and a flying direct hit by South Africa captain shock Sri Lanka in CT2017

Chasing a 300-run target, Lankans were languishing at 171/6 at the end of 34th over.

Jun 03, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

WATCH: Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Upul Tharanga sends South Africa's Chris Morris back with one sensational direct hit

The skipper, fielding at mid-off, fired a rocket throw at the non-striker's end and it hit the target from a zero angle. A visibly dejected Morris didn't even attempt to put his bat down.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

ICC Champions Trophy: Hashim Amla shatters another Virat Kohli record, becomes fastest player to hit 25 ODI hundreds

Days after breaking Virat Kohli's record of fastest aggregate ODI 7000 runs, the 35-year-old South African opener today shattered another feat held by the Indian captain.

Jun 03, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

WATCH: Experienced Lasith Malinga makes a mess, gives dangerous Faf du Plessis life in South Africa-Sri Lanka CT2017 match

Malinga is playing his first ODI since November 2015.

Jun 03, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Match 3: South Africa vs Sri Lanka — As it happened...

Hashim Amla's classy hundred and a clinical bowling display led by leg-spinner Imran Tahir helped South Africa humble Sri Lanka by 96 runs in a lop-sided Group B clash at ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

Jun 03, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

South African Imran Tahir becomes No.1 ODI bowler, Faf du Plessis breaks into top 5 of batsman standings

Not only in ODIs, Tahir has also achieve the top spot in MRF ICC T20I player rankings for a bowler.

Feb 11, 2017, 16:01 PM IST