SLC Premier cricket tournament:
Sanath back to cracking form Mahela hits unbeaten 163
Veteran opener Sanath Jayasuriya returned to form
with an elegant half century but his knock was overshadowed by a
majestic unbeaten 163 by Mahela Jayawardena as SSC cruised to a
convincing eight wicket victory over Bloomfield in their Tier ‘A’
match worked off at Maitland Place yesterday.
Ponting to miss fifth Test
Australian captain Ricky Ponting will miss next
week’s fifth Ashes Test against England after X-rays revealed
further damage to a broken finger suffered earlier in the series,
officials said on Thursday.
Rio set for 2016 Olympics
Jacques Rogge, the head of the International
Olympic Committee, said Wednesday he saw Rio de Janeiro as well on
its way to preparing to host the 2016 Olympic Games.