February 12, 2019 / 8:32 AM / 12 days ago

Factbox: South Africa vs Sri Lanka - First test

(Reuters) - Factbox on the first test of the two-match series between South Africa and Sri Lanka, which starts on Wednesday:

WHERE

Kingsmead - Capacity: 25,000

WHEN

Feb. 13-17. Play starts at 1000 local time (0800 GMT)

SOUTH AFRICA (World ranking: second)

Squad: Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Zubayr Hamza, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Duanne Olivier, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn.

Coach: Ottis Gibson

SRI LANKA (World ranking: sixth)

Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Niroshan Dickwella, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Milinda Siriwardana, Dhananjaya De Silva, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Mohamed Shiraz, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Embuldeniya.

Coach: Chandika Hathurusingha

MATCH OFFICIALS

Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pakistan), Richard Kettleborough (England)

TV umpire: Ian Gould (England)

Match referee: Richie Richardson (West Indies)

HISTORY

Previous South Africa v Sri Lanka tests in Durban

Matches: 2

South Africa wins: 0

Sri Lanka wins: 1

Drawn: 1

YEAR WINNER MARGIN

2000 Drawn -

2011 Sri Lanka 208 runs

SERIES

Second test (Port Elizabeth)

Feb. 21-25, 1000 (0800 GMT) – St George’s Park

Compiled By Nick Said; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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