Afghanistan achieved a historic win in the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Thursday, winning by 100 runs to draw the series and record only their third ODI win against a Test-playing nation.
Sri Lanka reached stumps on day one of the second Test against South Africa on 305 for five in Colombo, with Mahela Jayawardene driving the knock with an unbeaten 140, his 11th at the ground.
Opportunity will knock for South Africa to reclaim the number one berth in the International Cricket Council's Test rankings at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground this week.
Afghanistan won just their second ODI against a Test-playing nation, beating Zimbabwe by two wickets in the third ODI in Bulawayo on Tuesday, pulling the series back to two-one.
We run the rule over the venue for the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.