Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal does not expect disconcerting bounce at the Manuka Oval and hopes the surface will suit their game as the depleted tourists aim to level the two-test series against Australia in the final match from Friday.
Former Australia captain Steve Smith said on Friday he had not been involved in planning to tamper with the ball during the Cape Town test against South Africa but took responsibility as a leader for failing to put a stop to it.
Aiden Markram made an unbeaten half-century to give South Africa a steady start against Australia in the fourth and final Test as action on the field took centre stage after the ball-tampering scandal.
Steve Smith and David Warner, the former captain and vice captain of the Australian cricket team, have been banned for one year.
Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith, former vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft are expected to fly home from South Africa on Wednesday after being suspended for the fourth Test in Johannesburg starting on Friday.