Cricket

Sri Lanka overpower Pakistan

Sunday, 31 August 2014.

SEAMER Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit an unbeaten 50 as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the final one-dayer yesterday to clinch the series 2-1.

Rain forces cancellation

Sunday, 31 August 2014.

THE Saudara Cup match between Malaysia and Singapore was abandoned yesterday after not a single ball was bowled following heavy rain on Friday rendering the Kallang Cricket Ground unplayable.

Ramdin and Bravo bully Bangladesh

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

BASSETERRE (SAINT KITTS): Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo both scored centuries in a record-breaking third wicket partnership as West Indies crushed Bangladesh in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, on Monday to wrap-up a 3-0 one-day series win.

Placing hope on the young

Thursday, 21 August 2014.

COLOMBO: SRI Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks.

Zimbabwe tour not an audition

Thursday, 21 August 2014.

SYDNEY: Australia captain Michael Clarke has dismissed the idea that the upcoming one-day tour of Zimbabwe might serve as a sort of extended audition for players keen to get into the squad before next year's World Cup.

Ending on a high

Tuesday, 19 August 2014.

COLOMBO: AN emotional Mahela Jayawardene ended his glittering, 17-year Test career on a high Monday as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to sweep the series 2-0.

Malaysia to take on mighty Nepal

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, 19 August 2014.

MALAYSIA set up a final day showdown with Nepal tomorrow for the ACC Under-16 Premier title after beating Singapore by four wickets at the Bayuemas Oval in Klang yesterday.

Malaysia beat Thailand

By DEVINDER SINGH - Monday, 18 August 2014.

MALAYSIA defeated Thailand by five wickets at the Selangor Turf Club yesterday to remain undefeated in three matches in the ACC Under-16 Premier Cup.

Root punishes clueless India

Monday, 18 August 2014.

LONDON: Joe Root’s dashing 149 not out added to India’s misery as England looked to seal a 3-1 series win in the fifth and final Test at The Oval yesterday.

Sri Lanka build healthy lead

Sunday, 17 August 2014.

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka, trailing by 12 runs on the first innings, were 177-2 in their second knock at stumps on the third day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo yesterday.