Friends relegated

KATHMANDU: Friends’ Club was relegated after 0-5 loss against Kathmandu Club while Star Club ended their campain fininshing second in the table playing a goalless draw with United Youth Club in the Martyrs Memorial ‘B’ Division League Football on Monday. Karna Saud, Gaurav Basnet, Krishna Gurung, Susan Poudel and Rup Chandra Bista scored a goal each for Kathmandu. In the second place decider game, Star held United to a goalless draw claiming the second position with 16 points, a one point lead over United. Champions and the runner ups will get a purse of Rs 50,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively. — HNS

Play abandoned

NAPIER: No play was possible because of rain on the third day of the third Test between New Zealand and the West Indies on Monday, leaving Runako Morton stranded 30 runs from a maiden Test century. Heavy overnight rain left parts of the outfield at McLean Park under water and umpires Mark Benson of England and Ian Howell of South Africa ruled that conditions would not improve sufficiently to allow play to begin. — AP