Australia’s Usman Khawaja hits a shot against Sri Lanka during their warm-up match in Southampton on Monday. Reuters
Reigning champions Australia made one change after a surprise 10-run defeat by South Africa at Old Trafford, with the recently called-up Peter Handscomb replacing injured batsman Usman Khawaja.
Reigning champions Australia are already through to the semi-finals, while South Africa cannot qualify for the last four.
Australia captain Aaron Finch equalled his highest one-day international score of 153 as he powered the World Cup holders to 334-7 against sloppy Sri Lanka on Saturday.
With the final scheduled for Wednesday, the Ras Al Khaimah will also host the second edition of the BT200 Championship beginning on April 16.
As part of their plan to build a solid national team for the proposed high-profile international championship taking place in Dubai later this year, the UAE Hockey Federation (UAEHF) organised a tournament at the Shabab Al Ahli Club in Dubai recently.
The 8th season of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament — one of the biggest events of its kind in terms of participation and prize money — will open on Wednesday at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex with some of the top local and international talents
Sanju Samson (119 off 63 balls) scored a hundred on his Indian Premier League (IPL) captaincy debut but couldn’t take Rajasthan Royals (RR) past the finish line, getting dismissed off the last of the match as his team lost to Punjab Kings (PK) by four runs at