By an innings
Winner Margin Ground Match Date Scorecard
South Africa inns & 229 runs Cape Town 2 Jan 2001 Test # 1528
South Africa inns & 208 runs Colombo (SSC) 6 Sep 1993 Test # 1233
Sri Lanka inns & 153 runs Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006 Test # 1810
South Africa inns & 81 runs Centurion 15 Dec 2011 Test # 2023
South Africa inns & 64 runs Johannesburg 8 Nov 2002 Test # 1624
Sri Lanka inns & 15 runs Galle 20 Jul 2000 Test # 1504
South Africa inns & 7 runs Centurion 20 Jan 2001 Test # 1529
By runs
Winner Margin Ground Match Date Scorecard
Sri Lanka 313 runs Colombo (SSC) 11 Aug 2004 Test # 1710
Sri Lanka 208 runs Durban 26 Dec 2011 Test # 2026
South Africa 153 runs Galle 16 Jul 2014 Test # 2129
South Africa 70 runs Cape Town 19 Mar 1998 Test # 1410
South Africa 7 runs Kandy 30 Jul 2000 Test # 1505
By wickets
Winner Margin Ground Match Date Scorecard
South Africa 10 wickets Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
South Africa 6 wickets Centurion 27 Mar 1998 Test # 1414
South Africa 3 wickets Centurion 15 Nov 2002 Test # 1626
Sri Lanka 1 wicket Colombo (PSS) 4 Aug 2006 Test # 1812
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Jan 3-6, 2012 [Test # 2028]
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