— Malinga burst sends England home
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Lasith Malinga took five wickets as Sri Lanka knocked Twenty20 World Cup holders England out of the tournament with a 19-run Super Eights victory yesterday.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Pakistan need to rethink their strategy for today’s World Twenty20 Super Eight game against undefeated Australia after suffering an eight-wicket loss to India, coach Dav Whatmore said.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – South Africa have a habit of failing to deliver in crunch matches at major tournaments but coach Gary Kirsten says they must produce the goods in today’s World Twenty20 clash with India.
We will give it all we have, says skipper Sammy
Kandy, Sri Lanka – West Indies plan to throw all they have at New Zealand when the two teams meet in their final Group 1 Super Eights match of the ICC World T20 tournament this afternoon, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
Annual Big Ride event…..
Hundreds of cyclists from ages five to 70 rode in unison yesterday in the annual Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport’s ‘Big Ride’, five-mile event which pedaled off at Turkeyen and ended at Carifesta Avenue.
By Emmerson Campbell
On a night when young bodybuilding stars from Berbice showcased their talent, Alston Lancaster shone the brightest on Saturday, clinching two titles at the inaugural Flex Night Berbice Bodybuilding and Fitness Show at the Berbice High School.
MEDINAH, Illinois, (Reuters) – Inspired by the spirit of Seve Ballesteros, Europe’s big guns all delivered as Jose Maria Olazabal’s players produced an astonishing comeback to win the Ryder Cup by 14-1/2 points to 13-1/2 at Medinah Country Club yesterday.
By Emmerson Campbell
One day after winning the feature 35-mile Invitational race of the eighth annual Laparkan Holdings Limited sponsored ‘Teach Them Young’ Programme on the inner circuit of the National Park on Saturday, Robin Persaud took his talents to the open road yesterday to capture the Banks DIH Limited sponsored 50-mile road race.
GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Stafanie Taylor underlined her all-round value to the West Indies Women, driving them into the semi-finals of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup with a 10-wicket victory over South Africa Women in their final group match yesterday.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Shane Watson continued his impressive form with both bat and ball as Australia cruised to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory against South Africa in their Super Eight match in the World Twenty20 yesterday.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – India, led by a superb unbeaten 78 from Virat Kohli, kept their Twenty20 World Cup hopes alive with an emphatic eight-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the Super Eights yesterday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Veerasammy Permaul and Sheldon Cotterrell shared eight wickets to bowl the Sagicor High Performance Centre team to a 53-run victory over Bangladesh-A in the second match of their One-day series yesterday.
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies went down without so much as a whimper, losing to Sri Lanka by nine wickets here yesterday to leave their semi-final chances in the World Twenty20 Championship hanging in the balance.