Asian Netball Championship: Unbeaten Sri Lanka in Semi-Finals with Hong-Kong


Hong Kong take will be taking on the undefeated Sri Lanka in the semi-finals in Singapore on Saturday for a place in the final, with the top two teams in the tournament booking their ticket to the World cup in Liverpool.

Hong Kong face an enormous task in more ways than one as they try to win their way into next year’s World Cup in Liverpool, with Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan towering 2.08-metre (6.8 foot) goal shooter Tharjini Sivalingam standing in their way at the Asian Netball Championships.

Hong Kong were no match for Sri Lanka on Thursday’s group matches, going down 71-48, but a historic 50-49 win over arch-rivals Singapore on Wednesday will ensure Robin Manihera’s Hong Kong side take some confidence into Saturday’s showdown with Sri Lanka