New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs
Daniel Vettori’s New Zealand recorded their
second Twenty20 success over Sri Lanka in three days with a 22-run
victory on Friday that helped them sweep the two-match series. The
Kiwis, who won the first match on Wednesday by three runs, piled up
170-4 after winning the toss and then restricted the World Twenty20
finalists to 148-8 under lights at the Premadasa stadium.
Bolt a one-man show in Shanghai?
Three-time world sprint champion Usain Bolt is
set for a showdown in Shanghai against himself. The Jamaican
superstar is the only competitor listed so far for the men's 100m
event at the post-season Shanghai Golden Grand Prix on September 20,
Ferguson anchors Australia in ODI opener
Callum Ferguson’s career-best 71 was the
centrepiece of Australia’s 260 for five against England in the first
one-day international at the Oval here on Friday. Ferguson, who
might have been out for nought, surpassed his previous best at this
level of 63 against South Africa at Cape Town in April, during a
composed 75-ball innings featuring five fours in what was the
24-year-old’s 15th match at this level.