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Standard Bank Proteas fast bowler, Kagiso Rabada, says he is fit and raring to go ahead of the first Test match against Sri Lanka starting in Galle on Thursday. The No.1 ranked ICC Test bowler has fully recovered from the lower back injury he sustained in April, and is hungry to return to action after the layoff. This is Rabada’s first trip to Sri Lanka and his second on the sub-continent after his debut tour to India in 2015. He played three matches on the disappointing tour, and although he had a slow start to his Test career – bar Virat Kohli as his first Test wicket - the experience in India has given him an idea of how to cope with the challenges of bowling on the sub-continent.Rabada is the leading wicket-taker in 2018, taking 38 scalps at an average of 19.65. He capped off a memorable home summer with a player of the series performance against Australia (23 wickets at an average of 19) and was announced as the SA Cricketer of the Year for the second time. Although he continues to make a meteoric rise up the world cricketing ranks, the 23-year-old remains calm and humble ahead of each mounting challenge.