India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs in Galle Test
India captain Virat Kohli completed his 17th Test ton on Saturday and then let his bowlers demolish injury-hit Sri Lanka to claim a 304-run victory inside four days in their first Test. Set a daunting 550 to win, Dimuth Karunaratne made 97 for Sri Lanka, but after his departure in the final session their hopes sank in Galle.
Thailand wins Asian senior men volleyball championship
In a round match of Asian senior men volleyball championship in Indonesia, Thailand defeated Pakistan today. Earlier, Pakistan had defeated Hong Kong and Iraq.
Brilliant Stokes century lifts England to 353
Ben Stokes underlined his prowess as the rarest of all-round talents with his glorious century propelling England to a challenging total of 353 on the second day of the third Test against South Africa here at The Oval on Friday. To cap a fine afternoon session for England, debutant Toby Roland-Jones, who had earlier hit a robust run-a-ball 25, struck with his 10th ball, having Dean Elgar caught behind and leaving South Africa 18-1 in reply at tea. Not for the first time, Stokes proved the scourge of the Proteas, smashing two consecutive sixes to take him to his fifth Test century. He also struck his next delivery over the ropes before being the last man out for 112 from 153 balls.
Three-day Shandoor festival begins in Chitral
A three day annual Shandoor Polo Festival began in Chitral this afternoon (on Saturday.) Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tourism Abdul Munim Khan inaugurated the festival. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the government is taking steps for the promotion of sports and tourism in the province. In the first polo match Chitral defeated Ghizar by 9-2 goals.