South Africa will play Sri Lanka in three one-day internationals and two Tests in the next month.
While not many of their players have been playing competitive cricket recently, Sri Lanka have just finished their tour of England.
It was the ideal time for the Proteas to gather some intel on the opposition. Sri Lanka were very impressive against England in both Test and one-day formats, and they weren’t even playing in conditions they were familiar with.
There was much to be learned, but here are five of the most important lessons.