Reports & Previews

Afghanistan - Overjoyed.

Afghanistan thrash Zim to draw series

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.

Jayawardene - On 140 at stumps.

Mahela century puts hosts in control

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.

Dickwella can succeed where Chandimal failed.

Second Test preview: Sri Lanka v South Africa

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.

Dawlat - Did well with bat and ball.

Afghanistan pull one back against Zim

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.

Jayawardene and Sangakkara dominated the South African attack at this venue eight years ago.

Pitch report: Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo

We run the rule over the venue for the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.