Britain`s opposition Labour leader on Monday ruled out a formal coalition with Scottish separatists after May`s general election, although the Scots` figurehead said an informal partnership was still possible.
Australia's Mitchell Starc looked forward to the knockout stages of the World Cup with confidence after taking four wickets in the co-hosts' comfortable win over Scotland in their final Pool A match in Hobart on Saturday.
Australia captain Michael Clarke was a happy man after his side warmed up for next week's World Cup quarter-final in Adelaide with a straightforward seven-wicket win over Scotland in Hobart on Saturday.
Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc stood out with excellent figures of 4/14 as Australia registered an easy seven-wicket win over Scotland to finish second in Pool A going into the quarterfinals of the cricket World Cup here on Saturday.
Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara said on Wednesday he loved chasing records after becoming the first batsman to score four consecutive one-day centuries during a World Cup game against Scotland in Hobart.
Scotland hope to tackle Sri Lanka`s sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the World Cup on Wednesday by practising with Paul Collingwood`s throwdowns at the nets, according to captain Preston Mommsen.
Sri Lanka will be sending middle order batsman Kithuruwan Vithanage and spinner Tharindu Kaushal as cover for the injured players ahead of the team's final round robin cricket World Cup game against Scotland, scheduled to be played on March 11.