Proteas coach Ottis Gibson has announced Quinton de Kock and JP Duminy as the respective stand-in captains for the remainder of the ODI series and one-off T20I in Sri Lanka.
Former South Africa U19 coach Ray Jennings believes Aiden Markram will get through his current lean patch and become a better batsman because of the experience.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson is happy with the progress that Dale Steyn had made from his injury and is confident the fast bowler will be ready for the first Test against Sri Lanka that starts on Thursday.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson believes a 'positive' brand of cricket will be the key to success in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Galle on Thursday.
Captain Faf du Plessis, Temba Bavuma and Hashim Amla all made half-centuries as the Proteas were 338 all out on the second and final day of the two-day warm-up clash against a Sri Lanka Board XI in Colombo.
Former Proteas wicketkeeper Nic Pothas believes the Proteas will face plenty of spin in the two Test matches in Sri Lanka and are right to expect the pitches to heavily favour the slow-bowlers.
Sri Lanka have included Dinesh Chandimal in their squad for the two Tests at home against the Proteas but the captain is unlikely to play in the series as he likely to be banned.