Lankan cricketers to help youngsters
The Sri Lankan cricketers who are quite a draw in
Australia after their wonderful showing in Commonwealth Bank Tri
Series tournament, where they are almost certain to play in the best
of three finals, will conduct a special clinic for Dandenong school
children on March 1.
Dharmaloka wins Munchee Trophy
Dharmaloka College, Kelaniya won the under 19
cricket division II Munchee trophy, beating Ibbagamuwa Central
College by five wickets in the final match played at the Mahara
prison ground recently. Ibbagamuwa Central College scored 161 in
their first innings. Chanuka Chandrasiri scored 35 runs while
R.Wijekoon knocked 34 runs. Sapumal Bandara was the most impressive
among the bowlers with three for 68. In reply, Dharmaloka College
scored 204 for nine and declared. Nimesh Aravinda hammered 52 runs,
well supported by Gayantha Anjana (47). Ishara Ratnayake captured
five wickets for 57 runs.
Australia crushes India by 87 runs
Australia crushed India by 87 runs in the tri
one-day series international at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday.
India are in danger of missing out the finals after being dismissed
for 165 off 39.3 overs in reply to Australia’s 252 for nine. India
must beat Sri Lanka by a bonus point in Hobart on Tuesday to have
any hope of playing in the best-of-three match final series after
their fourth defeat in seven matches in the tournament.