Malinga comes in for high praise
Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara yesterday
praised his main strike bowler Lasith Malinga for destroying Kenya
and saying that his team had proved they were back in business
following their eleven run defeat against Pakistan.
Record-breaking O’Brien sees Ireland stun England
Kevin O’Brien struck the fastest-ever World Cup
hundred as Ireland pulled off a sensational three-wicket win over
England on Wednesday. Ireland, chasing 328 for victory, won with
five balls to spare as they finished on 329 for seven.
Pakistan looking for q-final berth
Pakistan will be looking to book a place in the
quarterfinals of the Cricket World Cup after a lapse of 12 years
when they take on the minnows Canada in their Group ‘A’ fixture
under lights at the R. Premadasa Stadium today.