Cricket News sort by Sri Lanka tour of South Africa 2011-12

Kumar Sangakkara made Proteas pay heavily for dropping him early in the day by cracking a 28thTest hundred and thus helping Sri Lanka to a massive lead by the close of Day 3 at Durban.

Former Sri Lankan Skipper Mahela Jayawardene became the first player of his country to go past the magical 10,000 run-mark in Test Cricket. He now is the 9th player overall in the history to achieve this wonderful feat which speaks of a batsman's immense talent with consistency and longevity.

Sri Lanka finished at 289 for 7 in 89.3 overs at Stumps on Day 1 with tall debutant fast bowler Marchant de Lange claiming four wickets. The visitors were fighting back nicely in the final session through a sixth wicket stand...

Sri Lanka have asked rookie pacer Kansiska Alvitigala along with Dhammika Prasad to join the struggling team in South Africa. Earlier it was reported that Nuwan Kulasekara was going to fly with Prasad to South Africa...

Sri Lanka having conceded an innings defeat in the first Test at Centurion have added up pacers - Nuwan Kulasekara and Dhammika Prasad to their squad for the remaining two Tests.

The first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the SuperSport Park in Centurion got finished in just three days! The touring Sri Lankans faltered for a second time with the bat to surrender the Test Match on Day 3 itself and thus losing the contest by an innings and 81 runs.

South Africa were restricted to 389 for 9 in 118 overs by Sri Lanka at the close of play on Day 2 of the First Test at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. However, Sri Lanka couldn't stop SA from collecting a handsome lead of 209 runs.

Sri Lanka had a poor start in the First Test at Centurion as they got bundled out for a paltry 180 after being put to bat first on a green pitch. By the close of the opening day's play, South Africa steadily moved to 90 for 1 in 34 overs.