Aussies hold nerve to win by 15 runs
Nuwan Kulaselkera a masterly knock of 73 in 43:
In an exciting game of cricket that set a light
the first of three Commonwealth Bank Tri series, Sri Lanka fought
the good fight to loseby just 15 runs to Australia here at Gabba
under lights, with 4 balls to spare yesterday. Chasing 322 for
victory the Lankans were disintegrating at144 forsix, when Nuwan
Kulasekera better known as a bowler walked in to take the Aussie
attack by the scruff of its neck and hit to all parts ofthe Park and
over it as well. He played the innings of his career hitting 73 in
43 balls with 7fours and 3 towering sixes.
Matale Thomians field a formidable team
St Thomas’ College, Matale the first school to play cricket from the
Matale District will be fielding a formidable side this year and could
well end up on top of their group this season and probably gain
promotion to the next division.