Windies make Australia pay for missed opportunities
A slow Kensington Oval pitch and a number of
dropped catches helped the West Indies build a solid start against
Australia on the opening day of the first Test on Saturday. When
rain curtailed the day, the home side were 179 for 3 with the
backbone of the score being a century second wicket partnership
between Kraigg Brathwaite and Kirk Edwards.
Schools under 19 T20 cricket tournament :
Trinitians win T20 crown
A quick and unbeaten knock of 49 runs, which
came in just 34 deliveries, by Trinity’s opening batsman Janishka
Premasinghe powered their way to grab the Schools under-19 Twenty20
title when they defeated St Peters’ College, Bambalapitiya by 12
runs according to the Duckworth and Lewis method in a rain affected
final played at CCC grounds yesterday.
Naveen steers Mahanama to victory
Naveen Silva, with an unbeaten 36 runs, steered
Mahanama College to a four wicket victory on Duckworth and Lewis
system over D S Senannayake College, Colombo in their sixth annual
limited overs cricket encounter at SSC grounds yesterday.
Two Dutch cyclists cover over 2,500 kilometres
Two tourists Frank Van Waert (on right) and his
companion Yvonne Matchot (left) from Westbrook, Holland did a trip
around the country in their bicycles covering a distance of over
2,500 kilometres before returning to their country of origin.