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'Series loss a massive dent to confidence' - du Plessis

The South Africa captain has insisted pitches are not to blame, and has asked his batsmen to look inwards after the series loss

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Stats - SA's seven series home streak over

Sri Lanka became the first Asian team to beat South Africa at home

SL become first Asian side to win Test series in SA

Mendis and Oshada put on an unbroken 163-run stand to take Sri Lanka to an eight-wicket victory

South Africa v Sri Lanka

2nd Test, Port Elizabeth

Fernando: Sri Lanka rediscover the taste of freedom

Before this tour, the team was in the constricting grip of fear. Then they hatched a plan, and threw away the shackles

'We never expected to do it' - Karunaratne

The culture of togetherness within the squad was the main reason for the upturn in fortunes, Sri Lanka's captain has said

Glory against the odds - six times the underdogs had all the fun

India's triumph in the 1983 World Cup, South Africa's ambush of England in 1905-06, Sri Lanka's other fairy tale and more

ODI squad announcement

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2018-19

Akila Dananjaya returns for South Africa ODIs

Dinesh Chandimal, who had been dropped for Test series in a shock move, was left out of the ODI squad too

Dananjaya's action cleared following tests

The Sri Lanka offspinner was officially banned from bowling in international cricket in December last year

Vishwa Fernando interview

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'I wasn't afraid' - Vishwa Fernando on standing up to SA's attack

The seamer looks back at his epic stand with Kusal Perera, his bowling, and his sudden call-up to Sri Lanka's Test side

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South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Wanted to compete every hour, every session - Dimuth

At different stages during the Durban Test, Sri Lanka were on the mat, but they found ways to stand up and fight

Fernando: Kusal Perera bats with body, heart and soul

Against one of Test cricket's most fearsome attacks on home soil, Sri Lanka's No. 5 stood up for his embattled team

Perera follows in Laxman's footsteps

A look at Test matches that went down to the wire and the heroes that won it

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Arnold: Perera's innings will be talked about for years

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'We didn't lose because of any mistakes we made' - du Plessis

The South Africa captain feels they were simply outdone by Kusal Perera's 'superhuman' innings

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First Lara, then Perera - all the records Sri Lanka broke

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South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Du Plessis on Durban drama: 'This is what Test cricket should be'

The South Africa captain heaped praise on Kusal Perera, saying he was "just too good" for them

Perera's epic 153* leads SL to record-breaking victory

Sri Lanka lost their ninth wicket while still 78 off their target. The wicketkeeper batsman scored 67 of them all by himself

South Africa v Sri Lanka

1st Test, Durban

Off-field distractions have created uncertainty - Chandika Hathurusingha

The Sri Lanka coach explains how one setback after another has put an inexperienced side in turmoil

Brickhill: Hashim Amla's tests of greatness

His place in the pantheon is secure, and as he's emerged from his worst trough in a decade, there could be one more chapter added for South Africa's veteran

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa

Squad announcements

Sri Lanka drop Chandimal for South Africa tour, Karunaratne made captain

There are wholesale changes in the squad, which includes four uncapped players in Lasith Embuldeniya, Mohamed Shiraz, Angelo Perera and Oshada Fernando

Mulder in South Africa squad for SL Tests

The 20-year-old had been included in the squad for the Tests against Australia last year but did not make it into the XI

We're going to try to dominate whichever team comes here - Maharaj

South Africa will also try to claim a rare win in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban, where they have a poor record in the last 11 years

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