Sunday, 23rd November 2014

Sports

Moeen Ali
English skipper Alastair Cook's new opening partner Moeen Ali turned in an impressive all-round effort in tourists' 56-run win on the Duckworth Levis method in the first warm-up game against Sri Lanka 'A' at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds, Colombo yesterday. After taking 3-29 to restrict Sri Lanka 'A' for 198 runs in rain-curtailed 43-over innings, Ali played an entertaining innings giving England a terrific start at the top of the order. The left hander reached his fifty in just 21 balls, smashing 10 fours and a six. The first six of his boundaries came off rookie left armer Vishwa...
CR and FC notched up their third victory for the season when they beat the lowly placed Hambantota Sharks by 44 points (three goals, four tries and a penalty) to 10 (a goal and a penalty) in the Dialog 'A' division rugby encounter played at Longden Place yesterday. New Zealander Robbie Malneek scored the first try for CR by the left corner flag which went unconverted in the seventh minute. Few minutes later Number Eight Joseph Fumui scored another try by the left flag for the Red Shirts with Nalin Kumara adding the extra points. Fumui once again proved his prowess when he scored an...
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