England 498/9 dec; Sri Lanka 91/8:
DURHAM: If the conditions and pitch and Leeds
were bowler friendly there was no excuse for Sri Lankaís woeful
batting display at Chester-le-Street here where the sun shone
brightly and the pitch didnít give as much assistance to the
Royal staged a spectacular display of rugby when
they came from behind to beat St.Peters by 33 points (5 Tries, 4
Conversions) To 24 (4 tries, 2 conversions) to retain the B.C.Anghie
trophy in their Singer inter school ĎAí Division league rugby
tournament second round match at the Royal Sports complex grounds at
Reid Avenue yesterday.
DURHAM: Graham Ford the Sri Lanka cricket team's head coach praised
the fielding of his players and said that they deserved every catch they
took during the England first innings of the first day of the second
Test at Chester-le-Street here on Friday. "I have always had a huge
regard for the attitude of the Sri Lankan players," said Ford.