Pallekelle stadium set for play
Pallekelle Cricket Stadium is all set to play the
Twenty20 and One Day International matches between Sri Lanka and the
visiting Australian cricketers which is due to commence here
Harbhajan, Yuvraj ruled out of England series
India on Wednesday suffered a twin blow when
Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh were ruled out of the remaining two
Tests of the four-match series against England due to injuries.
Off-spinner Harbhajan and all-rounder Yuvraj, who suffered the
injuries during the second Test at Trent Bridge, were replaced with
middle-order batsman Virat Kohli and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha.
“Yuvraj has fractured his left index finger and Harbhajan has a
Grade I abdominal muscle strain,” Indian cricket board secretary N.
Srinivasan said in a statement.
Clarke forecasts Sri Lanka success
Ever the optimist, Australia's new captain
Michael Clarke has refused to concede his team may be facing some
painful days ahead as he departed for a tour of Sri Lanka, which
will be followed by series against South Africa and India.