Dinesh and Mahela pilot Lanka to victory
Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets to win the
third one-day international at Lordís here on Sunday and take a 2-1
lead in the five-match series. A scintillating innings of 79 from 77
balls with 9 fours by Mahela Jayawardena who was involved in a stand
of 112 for the second wicket with Dinesh Chandimal set the stage for
a Sri Lankan victory in the third one-day international against
England here, today.
Djokovic stuns Nadal to clinch Wimbledon title
Novak Djokovic won his first Wimbledon title on
Sunday, dethroning champion Rafael Nadal with a 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
triumph to celebrate his coronation as new world number one in
style. It was the 24-year-old Serbís third Grand Slam title, to add
to his 2008 and 2011 Australian Open victories, and 50th win his
last 51 matches.
Unruly crowd behaviour at Kandy-Air Force match
Defending champions Kandy Sports Club kept their
unbeaten record intact when they registered their fifth successive
win for the season by defeating Sri Lanka Air Force by 18 points (1
goal, 1 try, 2 penalties) to 11 (1 try, 2 penalties) in their Caltex
League Rugby Tournament match played at Nittawela yesterday. At half
time Kandy SC led 13-6.