Europa: West Ham lose opener in Slovenia

West Ham endured a tricky start to their season as they lost 2-1 to NK Domzale in a Europa League qualifier in Slovenia. The Hammers are well placed to progress in next week’s second leg – the first competitive game at the Olympic Stadium – thanks to Mark Noble’s penalty. But for large periods, Slaven…

Kusal Mendis engineers remarkable turnaround

Kusal Mendis reigned supreme with an unbeaten 169 to power the home team to a position of strength at stumps on Day 3 of the first Test at the Pallekele International Stadium on Thursday (July 28). He was aided by Dinesh Chandimal (42) and Dhananjaya de Silva (36). Due to bad light and subsequent rain,…