Oshan Karunarathne played a game-saving rearguard to help St. Peter’s College draw the 80th Battle of the Saint, on the second day of the encounter played at the P Saravanamuttu Stadium today.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects England midfielder Jack Wilshere to win his fight to be fit in time for the World Cup.
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Manchester United’s time will come again, manager David Moyes ensured fans on Friday after writing to season-ticket holders to thank them for their support during a “difficult” season.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho played down his team’s Premier League title hopes on Friday, saying their position at the top of the table was “unrealistic” because they have played more matches than Manchester City.
Welcome to the Mirror Sports liveblog of the 80th Battle of the Saints – between St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya and St Joseph’s College Maradana – live from the P Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo.
Chandula Jayamanne and Janith Liyanage shone with blistering knocks for St Peter’s before rain hampered proceedings on day one in their annual 80th Battle of the Saints encounter against St Joseph’s played at the P. Sara Stadium.
A hamstring injury will keep South African fast bowler Dale Steyn of out of the first two Twenty20 internationals against Australia in the next week, Cricket South Africa said.
An England team with one British and Irish Lion in their ranks take on a Welsh side containing 12 on Sunday with an interest in the Six Nations title, a Triple Crown, revenge for Cardiff and the chance to gain a World Cup edge all at stake.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to blame anyone for the fractured foot suffered by his midfielder Jack Wilshere during England’s friendly against Denmark on Wednesday.
England batsman Joe Root is a major doubt for the World Twenty20 tournament this month after fracturing his thumb during England’s one-day series clincher in the West Indies.
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