Malinga to retire after 2020 ICC World T20

Malinga dismissed South Africa‘s top-scorer Reeza Hendricks for 65 on Friday, his 97th T20 international wicket. He is one short of the world record of 98 held by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi. (Courtesy AFP) “I want to play in the T20 World Cup and then end my career.” “After the World Cup, my cricketing career is ending,” the 35-year-old said after his his side were beaten by 16 runs by South Africa in the second Twenty20 international at SuperSport Park. Sri Lankan limited overs captain Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year’s Twenty20 World Cup, he revealed on Friday.Malinga said that he would quit one-day internationals after the ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales this summer before calling time on his career following the Twenty20 tournament, being played in Australia over October-November 2020. read more

French Chartres win STRUGA 2016

The winners of the 44th International Handball Tournament in Struga (Macedonia) are French Chartres. The team who will try to make a quick come-back to the French LNH, beat the EHF CL team, RK Metalurg 26:23 (22:22 – 14:8) at the final in front of 1.500 domestic fans on “Women’s beach” open court in Struga.The key man for success was Chartres’ goalkeeper Nebojša Grahovac who saved two penalty shots in the penalty shotout since match was ended with no winner – 22:22. The Bosnian goalie had 15 saves in total.The Swedish vice-champions Alingsas won the third place by beating Romanian Steaua 30:26 (15:10), while in the city derby of two teams from Macedonian city of Bitola, Eurofam Rabotnik beat RK Pelister 30:25.Final standings:1.Chartres2.Metalurg3.Alingsas4.Steaua5.Eurofarm Rabotnik6.PelisterOUR GOAL – STRONG TOURNAMENT AT “HANDBALL STADIUM”We are very happy with the final effects of the tournament despite we had two unserious cancelations from Dubai (Al Shabab) and Tunisia (Afrikans) only a week before the tournament. Tradition of playing tournament in wonderful enviroment of Ohrid Lake continues. We had interesting matches here. Our goal is to finish with the project of constructing “handball stadium” and hopefully we will make it in upcoming years – said STRUGA 2016 director Sale Srbinovski for Handball-Planet.com.  ← Previous Story Wiederer has no rival in run for EHF president! Next Story → BLOG: Gudmundur, forgive us… Sale SrbinovskiStruga handball tournament read more