LITESPORT London Lite Friday, 13 November 2009 55 Inbrief Profits hit roof at Wimbledon THE 2009 Wimbledon Championships generated a 29.2m surplus that will be invested in British tennis, the LTA have announced. The Centre Court roof and increased capacity, coupled with two weeks of superb weather and Andy Murrays run to the semi-finals, contributed to record attendances throughout the fortnight, said LTA chief executive Roger Draper. Its hats off to Black Caps Tim TIM SOUTHEES return to form was one of the few positives to come out of New Zealands 49-run loss to Pakistan in the opening Twenty20 international in Dubai. Southee finished with figures of three for 28 from his four overs to be the Black Caps best bowler in a depleted line-up missing captain Daniel Vettori, Kyle Mills and Jacob Oram. The second and final match in the series is today. Sun goes down on Phoenix KOBE BRYANT scored 29 points and Andrew Bynum 26 as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Phoenix Suns 121-102. LeBron James poured in 34 points and Shaquille ONeal added 14 for the Cleveland Cavaliers, but a pair of role-players had a lot to do with their 111-104 win over the Miami Heat. Mo Williams came up with 25 points, making five shots from three-point range, while JJ Hickson added a career-high 18 in the win. Big Brothers watching you RICKY HATTONS younger brother Matthew goes for the IBO Welterweight world title tonight. He takes on South African veteran Lovemore NDou in Stoke. After impressing and winning titles at British and Intercontinental level this is a big step up in class. He said: This is a chance to make a name for yourself and step out of your brothers shadow. This is a chance to show what Im capable of. Dwain to be a Qatar player DWAIN CHAMBERS remains full of enthusiasm for the forthcoming athletics season despite continued restrictions on where he can compete. The 31-year-old Londoner, who served a two-year suspension after testing positive for the designer steroid THG in August 2003, is determined to qualify for and perform well at the World Indoor Championships in Doha, Qatar from 12-14 March. news for Strauss think it will be difficult for your coach AndyFlowertobeworkingwithadifferent captain with a different outlook. Who handles team meetings, who runs the show? Those are questions its difficult for me to answer but it must be an interest- ing dynamic within the side. Hes scoring runs, he has been success- fulinone-daycricketoveraperiodof time, maybe its something he is reassessing in his own mind but it does surprise me that on a tour like this having started so well that hes not playing a part. Smith wont have it all his own way on this tour though. The last time the pair met, Strauss was the runaway winner. It was a Champions Trophy qualifier at Centurion last month, an injured Smith needed a runner and the England captain said no. Despite a Grim ton, South Africa were comperhensively beaten and the hosts crashed out of the competition. Smith insists: There are no personal hard feelings. It is going to be competitive. I guess were trying to work out at the moment how Andrew is going to go about things.Hehasbeenaveryquietindividual whenever we have played against him, almost stuck in the background, a clean and tidy type of character. I think he is trying to be a lot sterner and tougher in his ways and maybe he thinks the England environment needs that. He is much more outspoken now, I guess the captaincy does that to you so it will be interesting to see how he goes this summer. NEALCOLLINSwillbejoiningtheEnglandtournext month. Read his daily blog from South Africa and express your views on the tour simply by logging on to www.nealcollins.co.uk Swanns secret is a semi-ginger, patchy disgrace THIS is the first picture of Graeme Swanns moustache, another stunning LiteSport exclusive. You may need a magnifying glass and spectacles, but it IS there, stubbornly clinging on just above the top lip as England warmed up for tonights Twenty20 clash against South Africa in Johannesburg. Swann himself twittered last night: Oh dear, my so-called tache is a disgrace. A semi-ginger, patchy disgrace! Still I must stick with it... at least until ordered to shave! A less light-hearted twitter from Swannie this week reads: This part of Joburg is safe as houses, said our liaison officer. Round the next corner? Bullet- ridden car, news crews, body bags! Paceman Jimmy Anderson echoed that sentiment: Just seen the aftermath of a shooting near the hotel. Cars full of bullet holes. Very scary. Play and display: England coach Andy Flower and Test captain Andrew Strauss discuss the Twenty20 team for tonight after Graeme Smith, left, questioned Strausss non-playing role KP back in middle order for former limited overs skipper Collingwood. He said: When KP comes back in the side, what he brings is a world- class player, its as simple as that. Hes a great character to have in the dressing room and that can only be a real positive for us because weve missed him over the past few months. You always miss a guy who can play the shots that he can play and we look forward to him coming back in. England have one more tour match against South Africa A next Tuesday when Pietersen is expected to make his return. And opposite number Graeme Smith has also welcomed the arrival of the England batting star. He said: I think its terrific to have a full-strength England team in South Africa. It just bodes well for a really competitive one-day and Test series to come. 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