Pakistan ends the series with a win at the 5th ODI
Pakistan ends the series with a win at the 5th ODI :: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 132 runs today to end the 5-match ODI series at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Pakistan scored 279 for 8 in 50 Overs and in reply Sri Lanka managed only 147 runs in 34.2 Overs. Sri Lanka won the ODI series 3-2.
Monday, August 10, 2009
Government's win in polls is a victory of people, says Sri Lanka President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said that the ruling party's massive win in yesterday's election was a clear victory of the people who love the motherland.
Issuing a special statement President Rajapaksa thanked the voters in Badulla, Monaragala, Jaffna, and Vavuniya districts for their support given at the yesterday's election. He said that the democracy in Northern region remained inactive for the last three decades, but this win in the North shows that the democracy is fast establishing