P249 ORACLE 249 Sun17 Oct ITN 2211:10         SRI LANKANS DEFY BAN South Africa's cricket authorities have confirmed that 14 "rebel" Sri Lankan players are flying out for a tour in defiance of a ban by their government. The move is likely to end their Test careers but they are reported to have been offered up to £85,000 to go. They went to Colombo Airport without any gear and flew first to Hong Kong.  Pakistan were 318-4 after the third day of the Third and final Test with Australia in Lahore — a lead of two.  HOUSES FOR SALE — PAGE 165