Lankans meet Singaporeans in Asian Netball final
NETBALL: Sri Lanka Netballers who had a fine record during the 7th
Asian Netball Championship preliminary round to stay unbeaten made their
way to the today's final when they defeated Thailand 84-44. They will
now confront Singapore at the Juara Stadium, Bakit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
in Malaysia-Singapore beat hosts in the semi-final on Friday 51-39.
Lankans played well this season beating Hong Kong 80-72, India 103-27
Pakistan 102-12 and Malaysia 72-5 in the preliminary round to be right
on top of Group `B'. It was also notable to see the Lankans lads go past
the three figure mark on two occasions against India and Pakistan. These
too comfortable victories were achieved minus their star players who
Today, they come out to the field as firm favourites to win the
championship for a second time in its history.