HSBC Asian Five Nations Rugby Tournament:
Sri Lanka firm favourites to beat Chinese Taipei
Sri Lanka will take the field as firm favourites
when they confront Chinese Taipei in their opening match in the HSBC
Asian Five Nations Rugby Tournament today (Sunday) at Havelock Park.
The Lankans have been training vigorously in view of the
championship under the guidance of their South African coach Raveen
DuPlessis and should go flat out to launch their campaign on a
winning note by overcoming Chinese Taipei.
Lankans face tough task in Twenty20 game today
ICC’s top ranked Sri Lanka team, led by debut
skipper Dinesh Chandimal, will face a tough challenge from the
confident Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 encounter to be played
at picturesque Pallekele Stadium today. Currently,
Sports compulsory on President’s directive
”It is the vision of President Mahinda Rajapaksa
to make sports compulsory for schoolchildren after the necessary
medical tests. They can select the sports of their choice. If you
cannot run or throw the Shot Put, do not despair.