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Proteas reclaim No 1 Test position on ICC leaderboard post Lanka series win  Jul 29, 11:00 am
Johannesburg, July 29 (ANI): The South Africa Test team has reclaimed their number one Test position on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Championship after defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 in the two-match Test series in Colombo.
Proteas win two-match series against Lanka as second Test ends in draw   Jul 28, 6:16 pm
Colombo, July 28 (ANI): The second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka ended in a draw after being affected by frequent showers of rain.
Proteas struggle against Lankan bowlers on final day of second Test  Jul 28, 1:20 pm
Colombo, July 28 (ANI): South Africa continue to struggle as they went in to bat on the final day of the second Test and have managed to put up just 59 runs so far for the loss of two wickets and still require 310 runs to defeat Sri Lanka.
Proteas requires 331 runs to beat Lanka in second Test   Jul 27, 6:22 pm
Colombo, July 27 (ANI): South Africa need 331 runs to defeat Sri Lanka with nine wickets remaining after day four of the second Test ended with the hosts piling up a total of 229 runs in their second innings on a day that saw rain and bad lighting conditions.
Lanka leads Proteas by 247 with seven wickets remaining on day 4 of second Test  Jul 27, 1:08 pm
Colombo, July 27 (ANI): Sri Lanka lead South Africa by 247 runs with seven wickets remaining on the fourth day of the second Test at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of second Test concludes  Jul 26, 6:28 pm
Colombo, July 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.
Amla's unbeaten 107 keeps Proteas' hopes alive on third day of second Test   Jul 26, 2:25 pm
Colombo, July 26 (ANI): South Africa captain Hashim Amla has kept his team's hopes alive in the first innings of their second Test against Sri Lanka as he battles on with just four wickets remaining.
Proteas trail by 324 runs behind Lanka as day two of second Test concludes  Jul 25, 6:52 pm
Colombo, July 25 (ANI): At the end of the second day, South Africa trail Sri Lanka by 324 runs with 7 wickets remaining in the first inning of the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Proteas get off to poor start after rounding up Lanka at 421 on day two of second Test  Jul 25, 2:38 pm
Colombo, July 25 (ANI): South Africa has already lost a wicket as they went in to bat on the second day of the second Test after the visitors' bowlers knocked out Sri Lanka for an overall score of 421 in a total of 121 overs and three balls at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Unbeaten ton by Jayawardene helps Lanka to score 305 for 5 on Day One of 2nd Test  Jul 24, 8:11 pm
Colombo, July 24 (ANI): Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene unbeaten 140 helped Sri Lanka to end Day One of the second Test against South Africa on a healthy 305 for the loss of five wickets.
Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Lanka  Jul 24, 2:23 pm
Johannesburg, July 24 (ANI): Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is underway at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
Lanka off to slow start on first day of second Test against Proteas  Jul 24, 1:52 pm
Colombo, July 24 (ANI): Sri Lanka got off to a slow start on the first day of their second Test against South Africa at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, and have so far lost three wickets.
Steyn charges Proteas to 153-run victory against Lanka in first Test   Jul 20, 5:57 pm
Colombo, July 20 (ANI): South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.
Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancee  Jul 18, 5:04 pm
Colombo, July 18 (ANI): Four persons were convicted on Friday by a court in Sri Lanka for the murder of a British aid worker and the gang rape of his Russian fiancee.
Proteas put up 455 as day two of second Test concludes at Galle  Jul 17, 6:41 pm
Colombo, July 17 (ANI): The day two of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa concluded with the visitors putting up an impressive 455 runs at Galle International Stadium.
Lankan opposition leader Wickremesinghe calls for Rajapaksa Govt. to be overthrown  Jul 16, 5:35 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka's opposition United National Party leader Ranil Wickremeisnghe has said that the country cannot overcome lawlessness until a well-organised struggle by parties is arranged to overthrow what he called the dictatorial government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Lanka to pass new laws on NGO activities  Jul 14, 4:31 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo (ANI): The Sri Lanka Government has decided to enact a law on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) that will compel them to register with the National Secretariat.
Lankan off-spinner Senanayake sent for coaching to rectify suspect action  Jul 14, 9:15 am
Colombo, July 14 (ANI): Cricket authorities in Sri Lanka have decided to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching to rectify his suspect action, after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruled his bowling action illegal and banned him from international matches.
Lanka introduces new World Bank system to curb disaster finances  Jul 12, 6:21 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 12 (ANI): Sri Lanka has started a groundbreaking way of World Bank financing, whereby natural disasters would be immediately funded.
De Villiers laments Proteas' inconsistency post second ODI loss to Lanka  Jul 11, 3:03 pm
Johannesburg, July 11 (ANI): South Africa's ODI team captain AB de Villiers has reportedly lamented his side's inconsistency after they lost the second one day international to Sri Lanka in Pallekele on Wednesday.
UN condemns Australia for return of Lankan asylum seekers  Jul 8, 1:55 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 8 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has criticized the deportation of 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers by Australia.
South Africa special envoy to Lanka Ramaphosa in Colombo for talks  Jul 8, 11:57 am
Colombo, July 8 (ANI): Leaderships of South Africa and Sri Lanka are meeting here this week for talks on ways to arrive at acceptable solutions to the long-standing ethnic conflict.
Amla stars in South Africa's win over Sri Lanka in first ODI   Jul 6, 9:34 pm
Colombo, July 6 (ANI): Hashim Amla scored his 13th ODI century and helped the Proteas register a 75-run win in the first ODI against Sri Lanka.
De Villiers expects 'improved performance' from Proteas against Lanka in ODI series  Jul 6, 2:49 pm
Johannesburg, July 6 (ANI): South African batsman AB de Villiers has said that he expects his squad to give an improved performance in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo on Sunday.
US urges Sri Lanka to take meaningful governance steps  Jul 5, 1:06 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo (ANI): The United States has urged Sri Lanka to take thoughtful steps regarding democratic governance, justice, reconciliation and accountability.
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