December 24, 2016 / 2:23 AM / 8 months ago

Factbox - South Africa versus Sri Lanka test series

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Factbox on the test series between South Africa and Sri Lanka that begins in Port Elizabeth on Monday:

FIXTURES(start times GMT)

First test Dec. 26-30 St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (0800)

Second test Jan. 2-6 Newlands, Cape Town (0800)

Third test Jan. 12-16 Wanderers, Johannesburg (0800)

SOUTH AFRICA

Test ranking: 4

Coach: Russell Domingo

Captain: Faf du Plessis

Squad: Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Stephen Cook, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Wayne Parnell, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada

SRI LANKA

Test ranking: 7

Coach: Graham Ford

Captain: Angelo Mathews

Squad: Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya De Silva, Rangana Herath, Dimuth Karunarathne, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Kusal Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Kusal Janith Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Wikum Sanjaya, Kaushal Silva, Upul Tharanga

HEAD TO HEAD

Total: 22

South Africa wins: 11

Sri Lanka wins: 5

Draws: 6

IN SOUTH AFRICA

Total: 10

South Africa wins: 8

Sri Lanka wins: 1

Draws: 1

LAST SIX TESTS

2014 Colombo, drawn

2014 Galle, South Africa won by 153 runs

2012 Cape Town, South Africa won by 10 wickets

2011 Durban, Sri Lanka won by 208 runs

2011 Pretoria, South Africa won by an innings and 81 runs

2006 Colombo, Sri Lanka won by one wicket

Compiled by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Tony Jimenez; mark.gleeson@thomsonreuters.com; +27828257807; Reuters Messaging: Reuters Messaging: mark.gleeson.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net

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