Cricket News sort by South Africa tour of Sri Lanka- 2013

When South Africa embarked on their one-day tour to Sri Lanka, they always touted as the underdogs. The Proteas have a poor record in the Asian nation, having struggled on the low and slow spinning pitches.

South Africa bounced back after two defeats to win the Third ODI at Pallekele by 56 runs. The Proteas have kept the 5-match series alive with this much needed victory on Friday to reduce the Sri Lankan lead to 2-1.

South Africa succumbed to their second defeat in Sri Lanka in the ongoing ODI series, which will make it extremely difficult for them to come back into the tussle from here onwards.

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2013 3rd ODI Live Scores: South Africa 223/7 (50 Ov); Sri Lanka 167/10 (43.2 Ov); South Africa won by 56 runs. Sri Lanka vs South Africa at Pallekele, Jul 26, 2013.

Sri Lanka were declared as winners by 17 runs in a rain-curtailed Second ODI at Colombo. Batting first, the hosts struggled to reach 223 for 9 in 49.2 overs before heavy rain ended their innings abruptly.

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka vs South Africa at Colombo, Jul 23, 2013.Match scheduled to begin at 14:30 local time (09:00 GMT, 02:30 PM IST).

When AB de Villiers and his team set off for the shores of Sri Lanka, they knew the tough challenge that was facing them. But, just one game into the series, and their headaches have increased manifold.

Kumar Sangakkara scored a 16th ODI century to set up a massive 180-run victory for hosts Sri Lanka over South Africa in the first ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2013 Live Scores, Squads: Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 1st ODI Scorecard at Colombo, Jul 20, 2013. Match begin at 14:30 local time (09:00 GMT, 2 PM IST).