Compiled by Victor Melder The West Indies beat the touring Sri Lankans by 4 wickets to win the first T20 International, played at Coolidge Cricket Grounds, Antigua. Scores: Sri Lanka – 131/9 in 20 Overs (Nissanka 39, Dickwella 33, McCoy 2/25, Allen 1 / 4, Holder5 1/19, Sinclair 1/26) West Indies –  134/6  in 13.1 Overs (Pollard 38, Holder 29no, Lewis 28, Simmons 26, de Silva 3/12, Dananjaya 3/62)  Player of the Match: Kieron Pollard (West Indies) T20 Debut: Ashen Bandara, Pathum Nissanka (Sri Lanka), Kevin Sinclair (West Indies)  The touring Sri Lankans beat the West Indies by 43 runs to win the second T20 International, played at Coolidge Cricket Grounds, Antigua. Scores: Sri Lanka – 160/6 in 20 Overs (Gunathilaka 56, Nissanka 37, Bandara 21, Bravo 2/25, McCoy 1/34, Holder 1/36) West Indies – 117 in 18.4 Overs (Mc Coy 23, Simmons 21, Gayle 16, Sandakan 3/10, de Silva ...

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  Dennis de Rozairo autographs his book at the launch as his portrait hangs in the background Source:Sundayobserver ‘Just Call me Dennis’ a biography of a living sports legend penned by Nilanga Jayawickrema was launched earlier last month at the Burgher Recreation Club amid an august gathering. It was a memorable sight to see sports hallmarks of yesteryear gathered to reminisce the glory days. The Book is a retrospective of hockey in Sri Lanka and a first of its kind in the hockey fraternity of Sri Lanka. Dennis de Rozairo’s involvement with hockey spans six decades of playing the game at the highest level and administration of the sport with a straight stick. Gracing the occasion were special guests, Double International Chandra Shaffter founder of Janashakthi group and Hemaka Amarasuriya former Chairman Singer Sri Lanka. The day opened with a prayer and two minutes silence for sports friends and associates, ...

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