Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 49th half-century as Sri Lanka fought back on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday.
South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Saturday denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering.
Aggressive hundreds from Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers gave the SA cricket team their first ODI series win over Sri Lanka on the island.
It is the turn of bowling coach Allan Donald to enforce some free-thinking and adaptability on his troops.
Batsman Hashim Amla has been named South Africa's Test cricket captain, a tough choice between him, AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis.
Hashim Amla's appointment as SA's Test cricket captain is likely to be ratified next week in a surprise turnaround from his usual reluctance to lead.
The board of Cricket South Africa will only discuss the selection on June 3, but two new players should be on the list having been consistently good.
The Proteas have lost their opening ICC World Twenty20 cricket game by five runs, with captain Faf du Plessis relegated to the bench injured.
South African cricket lovers may finally be able to watch a global event without expecting the Proteas to win.
The caring, empathetic man who has left the cricket field is a far cry from the brash young batsman who took the Proteas helm more than a decade ago.
Australia's Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test - skipper Graeme Smith's final game.
Graeme Smith had an ominous warning for the Australians after the Proteas crushed the visitors by 231 runs in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
The subtle influence of genial coach Darren Lehmann has seen old-fashioned values unite the Australian cricket team and charm the selectors.
The "big three" of India, Australia and England now dominate in the boardroom, but South Africa have to show they are in charge on the cricket field.
The Proteas have beaten Pakistan by seven wickets in the T20 segment of the Qatar International Women's Cricket Championship in Doha.
The Indian cricket team says it has no part in the administrative problems between Cricket SA and the Board of Cricket Control in India.
The SA cricket team's chronic affliction returned in a good game to lose, but their loss against Pakistan on Wednesday bodes ill for the World Cup.
The games against Pakistan have given our cricket players the perfect opportunity to show off their chops.