COLOMBO:Heavy rain stopped play on the fifth and final day of the series-deciding second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa on Monday.Chasing a target of 369, South Africa were 65-2 when a heavy downpour brought the game to a halt in the morning session.South Africa are 1-0 up in the two-Test series after winning the opener in Galle by 153 runs.
WASHINGTON Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week s ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him Sunday with the flu and a sinus infection.Dimitrov, a former boyfriend of Maria Sharapova, had been seeded third in the $1.9 million ATP and WTA hardcourt event behind world number five Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and sixth-ranked Canadian Milos Raonic."We will miss having Grigor as a part of this year s tournament, but his health is priority number
COLOMBO: Rangana Herath picked two key wickets with his left-arm spin as South Africa struggled to save the second Test against Sri Lanka on a rain-hit fifth and final day Monday.Herath got rid of Quinton de Kock (37) and AB de Villiers (12) to restrict South Africa to 104-4 at tea.The visitors, who trail by 265 runs, need to bat a minimum 29 overs to avoid defeat. The bowler, who had accounted for Alviro Petersen´s wicket on Sunday, returned impressive figures of 3-24 off 27