Dialog assures SLC’s future
In a historic event Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC)
yesterday joined hands with Dialog Telekom who will sponsor the
national cricket team for three major international fixtures
commencing this week.
Royal take full control
Yasith Abeykoon took a four wicket haul and
Bhanuka Rajapaksa hit a top score of 96 to put Royal College in a
commanding position on the opening day of their inter school under
19 cricket tournament match against St. Benedict›s College which
commenced at Reid Avenue yesterday.
Jayawardene plays down Mendis hype
Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene Sunday
refused to single out spin sensation Ajantha Mendis as the major
threat for Pakistan in the one-day series. The 23-year-old Mendis
and his more illustrious partner Muttiah Muralitharan are tipped to
hold the aces against the home team in the three-match series which
starts here from Tuesday.