ormer Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar-led Team Blue has defeated former Nepali captain Binod Das-led Team Red by six wickets.
In a friendly 8-over match between two teams at Tribhuwan University Cricket Ground on Saturday, Team Sachin reached the target of 45 runs set by Team Das losing only four wickets. Sachin scored seven runs for his team.
ri Lankans trickled into polling centres early on Saturday to choose a new president for the island-nation still struggling to recover from Easter Sunday attacks on hotels and churches that have heavily weighed on its tourism-dependent economy.
Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who oversaw the military defeat of Tamil separatists 10 years ago, and government minister Sajith Premadasa are locked in a close fight, politicians and analysts say.