- Sri Lanka 346 runs behind with six first innings wickets left
– South Africa lose final seven wickets for 88
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Two wickets each for lively South African seamers Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander left Sri Lanka reeling on 80 for four in their first innings when bad light brought a premature end to day two of the third and final test at the Wanderers yesterday.
(Reuters) – Australia’s Matthew Wade struck his maiden one-day century to help secure a comprehensive 92-run victory over a disjointed Pakistan in the first one-day international in Brisbane yesterday.
(Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni, widely seen as Indian cricket’s best captain, said yesterday the team would do even better under his replacement, Virat Kohli, days ahead of a limited-overs clash with England.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Former Sports Minister Brent Sancho says the dramatic resignation of men’s head coach Tom Saintfiet has left Football Association president, David John-Williams, with plenty explaining to do.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies and Pakistan Cricket Boards have agreed to play three Tests, three One-Day-Internationals and two Twenty20 matches in the Caribbean from Monday, March 27 to Monday, May 15.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Real Madrid set a Spanish record of 40 matches unbeaten in all competitions after they came back from two goals behind to snatch a 3-3 draw at Sevilla with a last-gasp equaliser from Karim Benzema in the King’s Cup on Thursday.
(Reuters) – It is always risky to tick off your own supporters, but Jose Mourinho’s pointed plea to Manchester United’s faithful not to treat Liverpool’s visit like a trip to the theatre indicates just how critical Sunday’s Old Trafford clash feels to him.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Hashim Amla became the eighth player to score a century in their 100th test as he guided South Africa to a commanding 338 for three at the close of play on day one of the third and final test against Sri Lanka at The Wanderers on Thursday.