Sport 24 – Cape Town – Proteas left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj hopes to gain insight on succeeding in spin-friendly conditions from Sri Lanka’s left-arm spinner Rangana Herath in the ongoing Test series.

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  • Cape Town – Proteas left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj hopes to gain insight on succeeding in spin-friendly conditions from Sri Lanka’s left-arm spinner Rangana Herath in the ongoing Test series.
  • This is Maharaj’s first tour of the sub-continent since making his debut in 2016, and the first opportunity for the prodigy to test his skills in conducive conditions.
  • “I spoke to him when Sri Lanka toured South Africa last year and he gave me some insight, I would like to pick his brain more about playing in sub-continent conditions.
  • Tabraiz Shamsi has returned back to Sri Lanka after leaving the tour for family reasons, and will be available for selection for the must-win match.
  • Sri Lanka lead the two-match Test series 1-0 with the second Test scheduled to get under way on Friday in Colombo (06:30 SA time).


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