Sri Lanka clip Windies by one wicket in rain-hit ODI

November 02, 2015 in Sports

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) -- Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed 59 off 32 balls as Sri Lanka edged past the West Indies by one wicket in the rain-curtailed first One Day International in Colombo yesterday. Set a Duckworth-Lewis target of 163 in 26 overs, the hosts survived anxious...

‘Very, very good’

October 30, 2015 in Sports

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC) -- Newly appointed Test captain Jason Holder has been given a passing grade by interim head coach Eldine Baptiste, who says the 23-year-old needs to continue to back himself in the role. Holder was elevated to the Test captaincy prior to the...