Final ODI abandoned
India clinch series 3-1:
The fifth and final one day match between India
and Sri Lanka was called off after 23.3 overs as the pitch in
Ferozeshah Kotla was deemed dangerous and unfit for play. Sri Lanka
which had already lost the series 3–1 were put in to bat and were 83
for 5 when a ball from debutant seamer Sudeep Tyagi bounced
alarmingly and almost cleared wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Sanath revolutionized one-day cricket
One-day cricket began between English county
teams on May 02, 1962 and the One-Day International (ODI) match was
played in Melbourne in 1971 between England and Australia.
Senior National shuttle tourney begins
The 57th annual Senior National Championships
which is the most important and prestigious Badminton tournament of
the Badminton calendar year, got underway at the Royal College
Sports Complex Colombo 7, yesterday.