Spot-fixing convict Asif due for release on May 5a
Pakistan's former paceman Mohammad Asif is
expected to be released from a British prison on May 5 after
completing half his one-year sentence for spot-fixing during the
2010 Lord's Test against England, a friend and cricket coach said
Josephian-Peterite rugby match on May 4
The postponed Singer Schools Rugby League
Segment one match for the Father Basil Wiratunga Shield between
St.Joseph's and St.Peter's will be played on May 4 (Friday) at
St.Peter's Grounds Bambalapitiya.The match which was scheduled to be
played on April 20 at the same venue had to be postponed due to a
water-logged ground and lightning.
Coach backs Ponting for Ashes
Australia coach Mickey Arthur Tuesday backed
veteran batsman Ricky Ponting to be a key figure in next year's
Ashes series in England, saying the former skipper was “not going
Sachin Tendulkar says cricket comes first
Batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar said Tuesday
he was “honoured” to be nominated to India's parliament but stressed
that cricket would remain his priority as long as he keeps playing.
Last week, Tendulkar was offered one of the 12 seats in the upper
house of parliament that are reserved for those who have
distinguished themselves in various fields such as the arts,
sciences or social services.