Tuesday, 2nd September 2014

Sports

Elton Chigumbura
Defending champions Iran and Bahrain arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday ahead of the 10th Asian Boys' Volleyball Championship 2014 where the cream of young spikers in Asia will vie for honours at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium from September 5 to 11. Iranians who are considered the toughest to beat, have won the Asian youth volleyball crown in six occasions out of seven of their appearances while becoming runner-up at the 2003 championship. South Korea, India and Chinese Taipei who have won one time each, will be also among the top while hosts Sri Lanka, led by Shehan Lakshitha of Joseph Vaz...
Captain Elton Chigumbura hit an unbeaten half century as Zimbabwe defeated Australia for only the second time in a one-day international. Zimbabwe, chasing 210 for victory, won with 12 balls to spare to claim a famous three-wicket win in Harare. It was the team's first ODI win over Australia since the 1983 World Cup, their first ever meeting. Since then Australia, world champions four times, have won 27 meetings, with one match abandoned. However, Zimbabwe won on the only occasion the sides have met in Twenty20 internationals - a five-wicket success at the inaugural ICC World T20 in 2007. BBC