Sri Lanka thwart Pakistan
Sri Lanka put on an improved batting display in
their second innings as they began to eat into a big Pakistan lead
in the second Test at Dubai Stadium here on Friday. Sri Lanka, who
conceded a big 164-run lead in the first innings, moved to 88-1 at
stumps on the third day on a pitch that is taking spin and keeping
low, which sets up an intriguing last two days.
23rd National Youth Sports Festival:
Five new meet records set up
The 23rd National Youth Sports Festival first
day ended with five new meet records in under 20 boysí and over 20
menís long jump, menís over 20 high jump, girlsí 800 metres under
20, and 200 metres in the same age category.
Umesh leads Sri Lanka under 23 team
Umesh Karunaratne will lead the Sri Lanka under
23 team in the SAARC Twenty20 Tournament which will be worked off in
the Maldives from October 31 to November 6, 2011. Sri Lanka has been
drawn into group two along with India, Pakistan and Nepal.