Moeen Ali added an explosive 21-ball 50 to his three wickets as England began their World Cup winter with a resounding 56-run Duckworth-Lewis victory over Sri Lanka A.
Nov 20, 2014 England captain Alastair Cook on Thursday vowed to try and win a seven-match series in a tit-for-tat revenge against Sri Lanka ahead of next year’s World Cup. Speaking to reporters at the start of the One-Day International (ODI) series, seen as part of their preparations for next year’s ICC World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand, Cook said he was desperate to win the tournament starting on Tuesday. The final ODI is due to be played on December 15 in Colombo.
By Hishan Welmilla. Colombo. November 18, 2014 .The world renowned Mountain Biking Challenge’ Yak Attack- Rumble in the Jungle 2014 will start off on November 19 in Sri Lanka
Mahela's retirement; was it a timely call?
"We have so much to learn from young people and they have so much to contribute. They can help us identify the challenges they face and understand more about the fast-paced world that they live in. The young people of today face many pressures and there are many distractions which may lead them away from a life of sport. It is imperative that we understand these distractions and realise what tools we can utilise to ensure that these young people turn towards, and not away from, sport" - Britain's Sebastian Coe after chairing the first Association of National Olympic Committees Youth Working Group in London
"When I walked into the national team, he was my first captain. I learnt a lot by looking at him, and by what he is doing on and off the field - the way he handles situations. He's been tremendous for us in the past 15 years and I am very thankful to him." Angelo Mathews
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