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Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel bowl South Africa to rare win in Sri Lanka

South African fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel ripped through the Sri Lanka batting line-up to seal a 153-run win in the first Test.

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Dale Steyn rips through Sri Lanka's batting in first Test

Dale Steyn sends Lahiru Thirimanne on his way, caught behind by Quinton de Kock.

Galle, Sri Lanka South African fast bowler Dale Steyn took five wickets as South Africa seizes control on the third day of the first Test.

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Dale Steyn returns from injury ready to test Australia

South Africa's Dale Steyn.

Jesse Hogan Any hope Australia had that Dale Steyn could be sidelined or at least hampered by injury for the start of its Test series against South Africa looks set to thwarted.

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Dale Steyn will be fit for Australia: Allan Donald

Jesse Hogan Dale Steyn on track to be injury-free by the time its series against Australia begins next week.

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South Africa get a boost from return of AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn

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Jesse Hogan The injury cloud hanging over two of South Africa's key players has lifted, with A.B. de Villiers joining Dale Steyn in making an encouraging return to action before next week's first Test against...

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Mitchell Johnson and Dale Steyn set for classic battle

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It's the debate that will rage among park cricketers across Australia and South Africa over the next month.

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Dale Steyn hits back as Australia is routed in second Test

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Jesse Hogan Darren Lehmann was never going to be doing handstands after again watching his team lose nine last-session wickets to crash to defeat, just as it had during the winter Ashes series.

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Dale Steyn: I wanted to copy Mitchell Johnson

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South Africa star admits rivals annihilation of his side was motivation.

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Michael Clarke sorry for being 'out of line' in Dale Steyn spat

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Jesse Hogan Australia captain Michael Clarke has apologised for being "out of line" in a spat with Dale Steyn in the tense finish to the series-ending Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

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Michael Clarke apologises for being 'out of line' with Dale Steyn

Michael Clarke.

Jesse Hogan Australian captain apologises for being 'out of line' in a spat with Dale Steyn.

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Craig McDermott tells Dale Steyn: Australian pace attack is best

Bowling coach Craig McDermott has good reason to look satisfied.

Chloe Saltau Faces in the Australian attack are not much different from the 2010-11 Ashes.

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Dale Steyn dominant as South Africa edges ahead in Durban

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Dale Steyn claimed six Indian wickets as South Africa finally found some life in the Kingsmead pitch to bowl the tourists out for 334 on the second day of the second Test on Friday.

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South Africa paceman Dale Steyn breaks rib

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South Africa quick Dale Steyn is expected to be fit for next month's series opener against Australia despite suffering a broken rib during the second Test against India.

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Mahela Jayawardene saves Sri Lanka with unbeaten century

Acknowledgement: Mahela Jayawardene celebrates his century against South Africa.

Abhaya Srivastava The retiring Mahela Jayawardene showed what Sri Lanka would be missing as he smashed an unbeaten 140 on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

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Sri Lanka eyes Test win over South Africa

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara glances a ball down the legside during his unbeaten knock of 58.

Galle, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka needs another 260 runs with nine wickets in hand to win the first Test against South Africa.

Sri Lanka fight back after Elgar ton for South Africa

AB de Villiers is bowled by Suranga Lakmal.

Opener Dean Elgar smashed a century before Sri Lanka pegged back South Africa with four key wickets late on the opening day of the first Test in Galle.

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South Africa's Vernon Philander fined for tampering

Scratch and Lose: Vernon Philander has been fined for ball tampering.

South Africa seam bowler Vernon Philander was fined 75 per cent of his match fee on Friday after being accused of ball tampering during the first Test against Sri Lanka.

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James Pattinson keeps eye on long term in fight to return from back injury

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 19:  James Pattinson of Australia during an Australian training session at Adelaide Oval on November 19, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Chloe Saltau Any international cricket he plays before next year’s Ashes - 13 months from now - will be “a bonus”.

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Kevin Pietersen returns to read the riot act to IPL team Delhi

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Nick Hoult The only fireworks from Kevin Pietersen on his return to cricket took the form of a verbal rocket for his players as dropped catches and defeat marred his first match of a new life as a Twenty20...

We walk the line: Clarke defends Australia's Ashes sledging

'There's a line you can't cross': Michael Clarke.

Chloe Saltau Michael Clarke says he and his players understand there is a line you cannot cross, and admits he stepped over it twice.