first_imgCatriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Read Next WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Allen preached the value of practice to the team in his five-minute impromptu speech, instilling to the young Pirates that the pain comes before the pleasure while encouraging them to continue working hard as they prepare for the bigger wars ahead.“It’s hard when you’re at the top, right? Because you have to work extra hard,” said Allen. “One of the things that I’ve always prided myself on, in my whole career, is execution. Now you have to work harder because you can’t sneak up on anybody anymore.”“Now, the teams you’re supposed to beat are going to play you extra tough, like you’re the world champions. Now, you have to not get tired of the process. You don’t win a championship the day they give you the trophy. You win a championship every morning you wake up at six. That’s where the reward comes.”Perez said he was honored to meet someone like Allen, who has won two titles in the NBA with the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat.“We’re all starstruck and we’re very happy because he told us what we need to do, which is to continue preparing hard because we’re the number one team and the other teams are already going after us,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lyceum gets all the good things these days.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief The Pirates, who are undefeated this NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament after nine games in the first round, got a surprise of a lifetime as NBA veteran Ray Allen dropped by their team dinner on Tuesday.Lyceum’s top gun CJ Perez shared that the whole team was shocked to meet the legendary sharpshooter, who is in the country for a couple of days.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We’re surprised to see someone like Ray Allen go to our school. It’s a rare thing to happen for us,” he said.In the video posted by Lyceum’s official page, the two-time NBA champion was seen shaking everyone’s hands before asking, “I heard you guys were in first place?” Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’02:00NCAA Season 93 Preview: Lyceum Pirates01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LOOK: UFC fighters Ronda Rousey, Travis Browne share photos from their wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

first_imgFire hits houses in Mandaluyong City “I thought I won the fight,” Alvarez said. “I was superior inside the ring. I won at least seven, eight rounds. I was able to counterpunch and even make Gennady wobble a couple of times. “It is up to the people if we fight again. I felt frustrated over this draw.”Golovkin and Alvarez now look set to rule the resurgent middleweight division for years after their slugfest ended in a stalemate.READ: Golovkin and Alvarez deliver classic middleweight fightThe controversy came via the judges — one of whom scored the nail-biting fight 118-110 in favour of Alvarez. The evenly-matched fight was so close it could have gone either way. Challenger Alvarez fought well enough to win on his own but Adalaide Byrd’s mind-boggling scorecard fuelled conspiracy theories on social media.ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight “I wanted to finish him off, but he was a stong opponent with lot of experience. It didn’t unfold the way I wanted it to,” Alvarez said.Former two-division champion Alvarez connected with a devastating punch series about 30 seconds into the round. A rubbery-legged Golovkin then went into a defensive shell, shook the cobwebs off, and managed to stay on his feet.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIt was a rare moment of vulnerability for Golovkin who has never been knocked down in his pro career and, before that, in 350 amateur fights.Until his last two fights, which both went the distance, Golovkin had been jackhammering his way through the middleweight division. In March, he showed he could go the distance and win over Daniel Jacobs but their 12-round fight snapped a string of 23 consecutive knockouts for Golovkin.  Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Judge Don Trella had it 114-114 while Dave Moretti scored it 115-113 in favour of Golovkin.Golovkin got his first taste of Nevada-style judging in his Sin City boxing debut, but despite the kerfuffle he still managed to keep his World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation titles.Asked about Byrd’s lopsided scorecard, which had Golovkin winning just the fourth and seventh rounds, he replied, “unbelievable”.“Of course I want a rematch. This was a real fight,” Golovkin said.So the stage is set for a Golovkin-Alvarez 2, likely sometime in the first half of 2018. Kerber exorcises New York demons in Tokyo Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Gennady Golovkin (R) exchanges blows with Canelo Alvarez (L) during their WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight championship fight at the T-Mobile Arena on September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Gennady Golovkin retained his three world middleweight titles, fighting to a draw with Mexican star Canelo Alvarez in a showdown for middleweight supremacy that lived up the hype./ AFP PHOTO / John GURZINSKIA somber Canelo Alvarez was left wondering what more he could have done to wrest the middleweight world titles away from Gennady Golovkin after their controversial 12-round draw on Saturday in Las Vegas.The 27-year-old Mexican star said he executed his game plan the way he wanted to, but missed his big chance when he failed to knock the champion out in the 10th round.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics PLAY LIST 00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH01:49Pacquiao to Mayweather: Want fans to stop asking for rematch? Then fight me again01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games MOST READ E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Read Next LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

first_imgFrontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  ABL chief operations officer Jericho Ilagan, meanwhile, announced the return of Thai team Mono Vampire and the entry of three new squads—Nanhai Long Lions from China, Formosa Dreamers from Chinese-Taipei and the CLS Knights Surabaya from Indonesia. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Alab likewise tapped veterans Dondon Hontiveros, Rico Maierhofer and Pamboy Raymundo and retained reigning local Most Valuable Player Ray Parks.“I think we will be the biggest challenger to Hong Kong,” said Alab co-owner Charlie Dy, whose team will play its first game against the defending champion at Mall of Asia Arena on Nov. 19.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutHong Kong will parade Filipino-German Christian Standhardinger as one of its heritage imports this season.“It’s exciting to be a head coach at a time when the ABL is a really growing league,” said the all-time great Alapag of his first coaching stint during the league’s launch at Shangri-La at the Fort on Tuesday. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF presidentcenter_img MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Nambatac not ready to go on vacation yet Alab Pilipinas team for the 2017-2018 ABL Season. Photo from @alabpilipinas Twitter.With a new coach and a retooled roster, Tanduay Alab Pilipinas declared its readiness to dethrone Eastern SC of Hong Kong in the Asean Basketball League (ABL), which opens with five holdovers, three new teams and a returning club next month.National team legend Jimmy Alapag will call the shots for Alab with former Talk ’N Text import Ivan Johnson and Reggie Okosa reinforcing the team.ADVERTISEMENT View comments BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fightlast_img read more

first_imgPolice teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City “It’s not about scoring this playoffs because the defense will tighten up here,” said Paul Lee. “You really have to work hard and be willing to do the little things to get the win.”The star guard has been living up to that, crashing the boards and proving to be as lethal on the defensive end as he is on offense.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutLee grabbed 13 rebounds to pair up with his 14 points as he emerged as one of the key cogs in Magnolia’s fightback from 20 points down and score the 86-79 quarterfinal victory over GlobalPort on Tuesday.As expected, no playoff game will be a walk in the park and the Batang Pier gave the Hotshots all they could handle, jumping on the listless two-seed to grab the early 6-26 deficit. Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus UAAP Volleyball: Ateneo recovers, stops FEU’s winning run Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH However, Lee lauded his side’s resolve in the comeback as it gave Magnolia a big test it passed with flying colors ahead of the bigger wars.“We showed character and that’s big for us here in the playoffs because we showed no panic,” he said. “We held on to each other until we’re able to get back in the game.”The win gave the Hotshots all the momentum they need as they turn their attention to the semifinals, where they await the winner of the NLEX-Alaska series.Make no mistake, though. May it be the Road Warriors or the Aces, Lee said that the Hotshots are willing to take on all comers in their quest to return to the championship dance.“We already have the experience as a group. We’ve been here before, we’re happy to get back in the semis, but this is not our end goal,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netWith stakes higher than ever, Magnolia knows that making a deep run in to the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup means doing thing that are not usually part of the roles of the players. For those tasked to deliver in offense, that means working just as hard, or even harder, on the other end.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “It’s about time we move past the semis.” LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding View commentslast_img read more

first_imgLacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games View comments NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers KUALA LUMPUR- A total of 409 foreigners were picked up and a passport-forging syndicate masterminded by a Pakistani man was busted in the first ever large-scale joint operation led by Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Ter­rorism Division.ADVERTISEMENT NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul MOST READ Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters Most residents cooperated when the authorities came knocking, with documents in hand for verification.Those who ignored the knocks soon had their doors and locks broken.Some units where the occupants refused to cooperate were found to be full of foreigners with incomplete papers or none at all.Police also detected fake passport makers and seized some RM54,000 along with 70 passports, including 67 Indian passports, and a machine used to forge Immigration stickers.Resident Annuar Amin, 43, said he was shocked to see dozens of suspects tied up at the apartment courtyard as they awaited processing.“I was about to go back upstairs, but I saw people being rounded up,” he said.“Then I heard loud noises, so I decided to just wait below until everything was over.”DCP Ayob said the 409 foreigners detained were brought to Bukit Aman for further screening.“They were from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Indonesia, Myanmar, Oman, Yemen and Nigeria, among others,” he said.“We held those suspected of being involved in terrorism activities. The others were handed over to Immigration for offences under their jurisdiction. Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo About 200 law enforcement officers hit the streets yesterday to nab foreigners linked to international terror groups, those without valid documents and those suspected of illegal activities.Counter Terrorism Division head Deputy Comm Datuk Ayob Khan later confirmed that the operation was held as part of preparations for the 2017 SEA Games, which starts on Aug 19.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsConcentrating on the city centre around Jalan Masjid India, security personnel in full tactical gear were not only armed but also equipped with radionuclide identification devices (RID) to detect radioactive material.Counter Terrorism Division offi­cers, along with their comrades from other units such as the Special Action Unit, General Operations Force Tiger Platoon and Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department, took part. Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Other agencies involved were the Immigration Department, Atomic Energy Licensing Board, National Registration Department and Interpol.Weekenders flooding the streets were initially shocked to see such a huge deployment of manpower.Public buses were also stopped for checks and in one instance, a Nigerian man ran so fast to escape that bystanders commented that he was faster than Usain Bolt.Police personnel managed to catch him, although it took five of them to overpower him.In a raid on the Menara City One condominium in Jalan Munshi Abdullah, multiple enforcement teams made their way from the top and lowest floors simultaneously, with armed officers at stairwells to block escape routes.ADVERTISEMENT “(The op) is focused on the Klang Valley. Our top goal is to nab foreign terrorist elements.“We are being proactive in dealing with possible threats.,”DCP Ayob also said the operation did not detect any radioactive ma­­terial, but his division will continue to use RID in future operations.“Given that terrorists are beco­ming more creative in using radioactive devices, we have to be equipped with the right tools,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Sparring partner Malignaggi slams ‘scumbag’ McGregor Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremonylast_img read more

first_imgThe Philippines scored its fourth lawn bowl medal in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games after taking the silver medal in the men’s pairs events Saturday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Angelo Morales and Pancho Marcelito lost in the final against Malaysian duo Hizlee and Fairul Izwan, 20-13, in the gold medal match. ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters Biggest Pogo service provider padlocked for tax evasion View comments Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Playing their best, PH gals falter vs world-class Thais LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony The Philippines won a gold in the men’s fours and a couple of silvers in the women’s fours and women’s triples. Thailand came in third in the men’s pairs to complete the podium. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games opening Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claimlast_img read more

first_imgThe turning point in Pakistan versus Kenya World Cup tie has to be Pakistan’s Umar Akmal’s score of 71 and his 118-run partnership with Misbah-ul-Haq for the fifth wicket.After losing two wickets with just 12 runs on board, Pakistan was under pressure. Kamran Akmal and Younis Khan scored half-centuries to rescue Pakistan. After Kamran’s dismissal, Misbah joined Younis. But Younis departed soon.Umar then came in and scored a brilliant 71 of just 52 balls and the partnership between Umar and Misbah helped Pakistan post 317 on board. The total was too much for Kenmya to achieve. Umar Akmal was also awarded the Man of the Match.last_img read more

first_imgChief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said that the Congress would score a hat-trick in Assam.Click here to EnlargeThe battle of the states is split wide open now with Assam going to the polls on Monday, the first state among four others going to the hustings this summer.In the first phase of the assembly elections in the North-Eastern state, the voters will exercise their franchise in 62 constituencies out of a total 126.”Preparation for the first phase of voting has been completed, and we are hoping for free and peaceful elections,” H. Narzary, Assam’s chief electoral officer, said.Prominent candidates in the fray in the first phase include chief minister Tarun Gogoi from Titabar in Jorhat district, state BJP president Ranjit Dutta from Bihali in Sonitpur district and former AGP president Brindaban Goswami from Tezpur.Click here to EnlargeThe fate of several state ministers would also be sealed on Monday. They include assembly Speaker Tanka Bahadur Rai from Barchalla, deputy Speaker Pranati Phukan from Naharkatiya, power minister Pradyut Bordoloi from Margherita, PWD minister Ajanta Neog from Golaghat, culture and sports minister Bharat Narah from Dhakuakhana and law minister Pranab Gogoi from Sibsagar.Both the Congress and the BJP are contesting all the 62 seats up for grabs in the first phase, while the AGP is contesting in 51 constituencies. There are 157 independent candidates in the fray.The electorate will exercise their franchise at 11,264 polling stations. A total of 2,033 booths have been identified as hyper sensitive, 2,985 sensitive and 817 as vulnerable. Polling will be held amid tight security against the backdrop of the threat issued by the Paresh Barua faction of the banned Ulfa. Altogether, 346 companies of central paramilitary forces have been deployed, who would man about 75 per cent of the polling stations, including most of the critical ones, and the rest by the police, micro-observers and video cameras.advertisementThree CRPF jawans were killed on Saturday and four others were injured in an ambush in Karbi Anglong district. The incident occurred when heavily armed militants of the Karbi People Liberation Tiger (KPLT) attacked a CRPF convoy returning to its base camp at Deithar, around 230 km southeast of Guwahati.”We are hopeful of a peaceful election and all measures have been taken to thwart any militant attack,” Shankar Baruah, Assam’s DGP, said. The antitalk faction of Ulfa has asked people to root out the Congress.However, it did not call for a boycott of the elections.The campaign for the first phase started on a slow note but it picked up pace subsequently with the who’s who of the national and state politics attending public meetings.While Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were the star campaigners for the Congress, the BJP responded with party veteran L.K. Advani, leaders of the Opposition in both Houses of Parliament Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and party president Nitin Gadkari.State parties like the AGP and AUDF relied on their leaders like former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, Brindaban Goswami and Badruddin Ajmal.The Congress is set to emerge the single largest party in the state, according to opinion polls. However, very few said that it would be able to return to a third consecutive term in power in the state with a clear majority.As per the Mail Today-India Today-Headlines Today-Aaj Tak-ORG poll, the Congress was set to get 46 seats followed by AGP with 38 and the BJP and AUDF 15 each.”I am more than 100 per cent confident that the Congress would score a hat-trick. We are forming the next government in Assam,” chief minister Gogoi said.The Opposition AGP and the BJP have raised the issue of corruption and lack of development in the state, while the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress claimed credit for initiating peace talks with Ulfa and the overall development of the state.”People of Assam want a change to end Congress’s misrule and corruption. We the AGP are the only party that caters to the regional aspirations,” Chandra Mohan Patowary, AGP president, said.Unlike other poll-bound states – West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Union territory of Puducherry – there are no pre-poll alliances in Assam.”Our party is sincere to meet the aspirations of the common people.We are confident that the people of Assam would give us a chance,” Pradyut Bora, BJP general secretary, said.The Left Parties, with CPI and CPI-M contesting 17 seats each in the polls, had senior Politburo members Sitaram Yechury and Brinda Karat campaigning for the candidates.The Election Commission on Saturday slapped a censure notice on health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for violating the model code of conduct while filing his nomination on March 25 in Guwahati.advertisementThe EC on March 26 had served a notice to Sarma for violating the code by providing Tshirts printed with the Congress logo, using a huge number of vehicles and creating traffic chaos while going to file his nomination.last_img read more

first_imgDespite not being in international action of late, Sachin Tendulkar and South African Jacques Kallis continue to jointly top the ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen.Both legends of the game have garnered 883 points each in the latest rankings released by the world body.Kallis also maintained his top spot in the list of leading all-rounders in Test cricket.Two of India’s other top batsmen, Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman, also held on to their sixth and eighth places respectively.Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara dropped one place to be fourth in the list.In the bowling charts, paceman Zaheer Khan and off- spinner Harbhajan Singh have also maintained their fifth and seventh positions respectively.South African speedster Dale Steyn is way ahead of the field with 899 points with England off-spinner Graeme Swann a distant second.Meanwhile, the drawn second Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s means England will not be able to displace South Africa as the No. 2 team in Test cricket behind India for now.The best series result England can now hope for is 2- 0 which will put them alongside South Africa on 117 ratings points but they will be ranked behind the Proteas when the ratings are calculated beyond the decimal point.Sri Lanka’s left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has become the highest- ranked bowler from his country. His figures of 2- 64 and 3- 87 helped him to move up five places to a career- best 19th position.He leapfrogged team-mate Ajantha Mendis who dropped two places to 20th position after missing the Test.advertisementlast_img read more