Friday, April 22, 2011

Sri Lankan Pace Bowler Malinga To Retire From Test Cricket Citing Knee Injury- But Plays Luxurious IPL Tournment In India

Sri Lanka's Opening Pace Bowler Lasith Malinga has decided to  retire from Test Cricket due to a knee injury according to the Media Reports.However according to the the Secretary of the Sri Lankan Interim Cricket Board Nishantha Ranatunge, Malinga has still not informed the Cricket Board on his decision to retire from Test Cricket.

Pace Bowler Malinga who is widely known internationally as "Sling Shot Malinga" due to his extra ordinary bowling action has said although he is retiring from test cricket he will be available for ODI'S and T20 Games.He further added that his physical health is fine and only worry is the knee injury from which he is suffering since few years back which needs to manage carefully for his future cricketing career.

Malinga took 101 Test Wickets from 30 Test Matches he played so far.

Although Malinga talks on his knee injury he is currently playing for the Indian Premier League got under way in India  and representing "Mumbai Indians" Team owned by Indian Business Tycoon Mukesh Ambani.Malinga is also the leading wicket taker of the IPL by claiming 13 wickets from 5 matches he played so far.

3784 Dengue Patients Were Reported In The Island This Year

During the January to Mid April this year 3784 Dengue Patients were reported from the Island and 32 Patients had died according to the  Epidemeology Unit of Sri Lankan.

Out of the total number of dengue patients reported from the island 1273 patients are from the Colombo District and 441 were from Gamapha District .During the first fifteen days of the Month of April 716 Dengue Patients were reported from the Country according to the Epidemeologists.

The Epidemeologists appealed the people to destroy Dengue Mosquito Breading Places and clean their enviornment to prevent a possible Dengue Out Break during this monsoon season.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49751536