Mire’s maiden ton scripts record chase

Zimbabwe 322 for 4 (Mire 112, Raza 67*, WIlliams 65, Gunaratne 2-45) beat Sri Lanka 316 for 5 (Mendis 86, Tharanga 79*, Gunathilaka 60, Chatara 2-49) by six wickets A belligerent 112 from Solomon Mire set Zimbabwe on track, Sean Williams’ 65 provided stability, and Sikandar Raza’s sparkling 67 not out laid out the finishing…

Danram bats Warriors to title

Transcend Entertainment Inaugural KO Tournament Omesh Danram dominated Transcend Entertainment Inaugural Knockout Tapeball Tournament to steer Alexander Village Warriors to the title last Sunday at the National Cultural Centre Tarmac. Danram blasted 57 not out, his third fifty of the tournament, in a big hitting fest as Warriors prevailed by 24 runs over Outlaws. atting…

Kyle Hope, Ambris earn maiden ODI call-ups

Kyle Hope and Sunil Ambris have earned call-ups to West Indies’ one-day international squad for the final three ODIs of their ongoing home series against India. The duo came in at the expense of Jonathan Carter and Kesrick Williams in Cricket West Indies’ 13-man squad named on Tuesday West Indies squad Jason Holder (capt), Sunil…

Lasith Malinga fined for outburst

Sri Lanka Cricket found Lasith Malinga to have breached his contract and fined him half of his match fee on Tuesday (June 26) after he criticised Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara. In response to the minister’s criticism that Sri Lanka’s bowlers were unfit, Malinga had lashed out at him and had called him a ‘monkey’. “I…

Dani Alves: Defender leaves Juventus after one season in Italy

Manchester City target Dani Alves has left Serie A champions Juventus after one season in Italy. The 34-year-old Brazilian right-back confirmed his departure via his Instagram account. “Today our professional relationship ends and I will carry with me all of those who with love and a true heart make Juve a great club,” he wrote.…