Sri Lanka stacked its squad on Thursday with uncapped bowlers including pacers Asitha Fernando and Roshane Silva and spinner Lakshan Sandakan for the home Test series starting next week against Australia.
A decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from Rio 2016 over the country's alleged state-sponsored doping regime has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Abeysinghe who clocked 50.53 seconds in his pet event, 100m freestyle, became the first Lankan swimmer to achieve an Olympic standard for Rio Olympics as early Lankan swimming entries to Olympics had been on Wild Cards.
Is it a good move to appoint one captain for all formats in cricket?
"It was quite an embarrassing defeat. It was pure poor batting and the execution. You have to be really skillful to bat against these guys, especially in these conditions. Anderson once again showed his class. Stuart Broad was brilliant as well. One or two of our guys needed to raise our hands and put up a good score, particularly in the first innings. We failed to do that in the first innings, and once again in the second innings, so that's a pretty obvious reason for our defeat." - Angelo Mathews
Cricket is a game of fine margins and Mathews is set to be a modern great. Hang in their Angie, this team can achieve something on this tour. Thirimane and the youngsters form was a real positive. Prasad was missed. Chameera should be persisted with. If Bairstow was our early outcome could have been very different.
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