24 Dec '11, 1pm

DURBAN (Reuters) - South Africa and Sri Lanka both have the opportunity to put an end to unwanted records when t...

DURBAN (Reuters) - South Africa and Sri Lanka both have the opportunity to put an end to unwanted records when they clash in the second test at Kingsmead in Durban on Monday. The hosts have not won a home series since they beat Bangladesh 2-0 in 2008 while they have lost three consecutive tests at Kingsmead. Sri Lanka have suffered a wretched run of form in test cricket and have not won in 15 matches with their last victory coming against India in Galle in July 2010 in what was to be off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan's last test match. The Proteas will take a lot of confidence into the second test after securing a thumping innings and 81-run victory in the first test and the home side will be anxious to nail down the series before the third and final test in Cape Town. South Africa batsman Ashwell Prince said that complacency may have been the reason for the Proteas' recent...

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