South Africa's pace attack sealed victory at the Wanderers inside three days to confirm a 3-0 sweep in the serie
South Africa got Sri Lanka where they wanted them and made sure there was no escape
Duanne Olivier and Wayne Parnell impressed in helpful conditions against supine opponents, as South Africa made strides in their search for a third seamer
Sri Lanka's batting numbers presented a sorry picture at the end of their 3-0 series drubbing in Johannesburg
Captain Angelo Mathews has defended his move of bowling with the new ball even as Sri Lanka slumped to an innings defeat and a series whitewash
South Africa went about trying to secure a 3-0 series whitewash by following up a first-innings score of 426 with four top-order wickets before the close of the second day
Nuwan Pradeep may come across as meek more often than not, but he has the ability to make the world take notice with his bowling, the way he showed on the second day
JP Duminy has said his attitude while batting is to try and be as positive as possible and to try and score, not just survive
With AB de Villiers nearing a return to fitness, there's an obvious candidate to make way in South Africa's Test middle order. But, inevitably, there's a catch
Hashim Amla became the eighth man to score a century in his 100th Test as he and JP Duminy led South Africa to a dominant 338 for 3 on the first day at the Wanderers
On the eve of his 100th Test match, Hashim Amla felt neither pride nor pleasure at his achievement, but pressure over the disappointments he had stacked up in the lead-up to the match
As another largely fruitless day in the field away from home developed, Sri Lanka needed someone to shake them into life
Hashim Amla ended a long wait for form, and joined an elite club, with a memorable century on the occasion of his 100th Test
Stats highlights from the first day's play of the Johannesburg Test, where Hashim Amla ended his streak of ten innings without a fifty-plus score
Faf du Plessis wants South Africa to pull of a whitewash that proved elusive in Australia
Sri Lanka's batsmen have employed varying approaches to this Test series, none of which have worked. Angelo Mathews prescribed concentration irrespective of the method they choose
On the eve of Hashim Amla's 100 Test, captain Faf du Plessis said there may not be another South African to reach that landmark in the format.
South Africa come into the Newlands Test looking to complete a whitewash in the three-match series while Sri Lanka would be looking to clinch a consolation win in Johannesburg
Batting average for SL in the series, their 2nd-lowest in any series of three or more Tests; they averaged 18.05 in SA in 2000-01
Innings victories for SA against SL, out of their 14 wins against this opposition. This is their third-largest margin of win against SL
Instances of Sri Lanka following on - they have lost 18 and drawn 3 in their previous 21 such Tests
Wickets by SL fast bowlers in this series - the 2nd-most for them in any Test series away from home. They took 41 wkts in NZ in 1990-91, the highest.
South Africa's score in the 1st session on day 2. They were 338 for 3 at close of play on day 1. Pradeep took 4 wickets and Mathews 1.
Temba Bavuma's average in this series - the worst by a SA player batting 5 or more inns in top-7 positions in a series. His scores: 3, 8, 10, 0, 0.
No. of batsmen to score centuries in their 100th Test, including Amla. Others: Cowdrey, Miandad, Greenidge, Stewart, Inzamam, Ponting (2 100s) and G Smith.
Previous highest partnership for SA for any wicket against SL, by Kallis and Peterson in Cape Town in Jan 2012. Amla and Duminy's stand has gone past that mark.
Runs scored by Duminy in his first 5 inns at Wanderers, with scores of 17, 29, 7, 2, 5. He has scored a century here in this inns, the 6th of his career and 2nd v SL.
No. of consecutive innings without a fifty for Amla, before this. His last was v NZ in Centurion in August. He had an average of 19.6 in the 10 inns since then.
No. of series in which Duminy has made 2 50+ scores, including this. The first such series was his debut series, in Australia in 2008-09.
No. of Tests for Hashim Amla. He becomes the eighth player to appear in 100 or more Tests for South Africa.