Manju could have a chance
Sports Ministry Head of Sports Medicine Dr
Geethanjan Mendis yesterday expressed his confidence that they could
prove Manjula Wanniarachchi innocent despite the boxer been tested
positive for the performance enhancing steroid nandrolone.
Kingswood draw with Maris Stella
Kingswood College Kandy fought back well in
their second innings to force a draw to their inter school under 19
cricket tournament match against Maris Stella College which
concluded at Negombo yesterday. Kingswood: 150 and 239 (Y. Atukorale
65, C. Gunasekera 43, P. Unamboowe 25 n.o, P. Shanaka 3 for 34, S.
Dileepa 2 for 54, N. Fernando 2 for 29) Maris Stella: 224 and 33 for
4 (Y. Atukorale 4 for 13)
India boosted by return of trio
India were on Monday boosted by the return of
three key players for the three-Test home series against New Zealand
starting next month. Opener Gautam Gambhir, veteran batsman
Venkatsai Laxman and seamer Ishant Sharma, who all missed the second
Test against Australia in Bangalore due to injuries, were included
in the 15-man squad.