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Sri Lanka wins the Asian Netball Championship

Sri Lanka won the 11th Asian Netball Championship by beating hosts Singapore 69 to 50 in the final today. Led by Chathuranganee Jayasuriya, the Sri Lankans remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. Sri Lanka has won this Championship after a lapse of nine years and this is their 5th title. With this win, they qualify for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England.

Sri Lanka wins by three wickets in tight chase

Sri Lanka won the T-20 encounter against South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka played at the R. Premadasa Stadium by 3 wickets.  South Africa won the toss and elected to bat. South Africa all out for 98 runs in 16.4 overs. Quinton de Kock is the highest scorer of 20 runs for Proteas. Lakshan Sandakan took 3 wickets. Dhananjaya de Silva and Akila Dhananjaya took 2 wickets each. In reply Sri Lanka were able to hit the target score in 16 overs. Dinesh Chandimal scored the highest runs of 36 for Sri Lanka. Dhananjaya de Silva 31.

The 2nd ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa will be played in Dambulla today

The 2nd ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa will be played in Dambulla today. This will be played as a Day and Night encounter.

The 2nd ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa will be played in Dambulla today

The 2nd ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa will be played in Dambulla today. This will be played as a Day and Night encounter.

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the first One Day International in Dambulla

South Africa overcame Sri Lanka by five wickets to win the first One Day International in Dambulla. Electing to bat first, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 193 all out in 34.3 overs. Kusal Janith Perera was the top scorer, making 81 runs. Thisara Perera scored 49 runs. Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi captured four wickets each.

In reply, South Africa reached 196 for five in 31 overs. JP Duminy made an unbeaten 53 while Quinton De Kock and Faf Du Plessis made 47 runs each. In bowling, Akila Dhananjaya took three wickets for 50 runs

Andy Murray due to return to action at the Citi Open in Washington on 30th July

Andy Murray is now the British Men's Number 23, after he dropped to 839 in the world rankings, following his injury problems.
The former World Number One, fell 690 places in Monday's rankings, after he pulled out of Wimbledon.
He had hip surgery in January, after being out of action since last year's Wimbledon. He has only played three matches since then, winning one at Eastbourne last month.
Murray is due to return to action at the Citi Open, which starts in Washington on 30th July.

The second test between Sri Lanka – South Africa

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat. Stumps, Day 1

Sri Lanka 1st innings 277/9 (DM de Silva 60 & MD Gunathilaka 57

England served notice of their World Cup-winning credentials by crushing India in the third one-day international to take the series 2-1

England served notice of their World Cup-winning credentials by crushing India in the third one-day international to take the series 2-1. The home side eased to their target of 257 with 33 balls and eight wickets to spare - Joe Root hitting the winning runs to complete a second successive century and Eoin Morgan ending on 88 not out. That India were restricted to a modest 256-8 was down to England's excellence with the ball and in the field. Shikhar Dhawan made 44 before being run out by Ben Stokes, while Virat Kohli looked ominous for 71 until he was bowled by a lovely Adil Rashid delivery. With England's limited-overs summer now at an end, the first of five Tests against India begins on Wednesday, 1 August.

The much awaited FIFA semi-finals will be worked out today and day after

The much awaited semi-finals will be worked out today and day after.
The match between France and Belgium will be played at St Petersburg grounds.
Meanwhile Croatia and England will be played tomorrow in Moscow.

In news from the Football World Cup

England achieved their most emphatic World Cup result as Harry Kane's hat-trick helped them thrash Panama 6-1 and reach the last 16. There were five first-half goals, with John Stones heading in the opener. Kane made it 2-0 from the spot before Jesse Lingard, who was fouled in the box, made it 3-0 with a great strike.

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