Wasantha, Mahesh in final
Aug 18, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka’s Beach Volleyball A team created history yesterday when they outplayed Thailand in the semi-final two sets to one to reach the final.
The Sri Lankan pair Wasantha Ratnapala and Mahesh Perera who competed here with lot of international experience behind them.
They combined well to outplay the Thais in the first set at 21-19 to pose a threat to the Thai spikers.
Thai spikers sensing the danger fought gallantly to win the next set 15-21 and stretched the Lankans to the third set as sets were on level terms 1-1.
The third set too was evenly contested. Though the set was due to end at 15 if dragged on till the Lankans duo’s ended with the score reading 18-16.