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Tamil fishermen on strike demanding release of fishermen captured by Lankan Navy  Sep 4, 10:33 pm
Rameshwaram, Sept. 4 (ANI): Fishermen have begun an indefinite strike here demanding the release of fishermen captured by the Sri Lankan Navy.
Tharindu Kaushal's bowling action comes under review  Sep 2, 2:53 pm
Colombo, Sept 02 (ANI): Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action after the conclusion of the third Test against India at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo.
Virat Kohli brands Test series win over Lanka as 'magnificent milestone'  Sep 1, 6:09 pm
London, Sep 01 (ANI): India captain Virat Kohli has described his side's win over Sri Lanka in the three-match Test series as 'magnificent milestone' as they registered their first Test series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years on Tuesday.
India end 22-year drought against Sri Lanka with Test series win  Sep 1, 4:51 pm
Colombo, Sep 01 (ANI): India have registered their first Test series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years after defeating the hosts by 117 runs on the fifth day of the decisive third and final match to secure the series 2-1 in Colombo on Tuesday.
Lankan navy arrests 16 Tamil fishermen  Sep 1, 4:08 pm
New Delhi/Tamil Nadu, Sep. 1 (ANI): The Sri Lankan navy arrested 16 Tamil fishermen from Pudukottai-Jagadapattinam ,Tamil Nadu on Monday night on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line.
Ishant scalps five as India take 111-run lead against Sri Lanka  Aug 30, 4:33 pm
Colombo, Aug 30 (ANI): Fast bowler Ishant Sharma claimed a five-wicket haul as he wreaked havoc on the inexperienced Sri Lankan batting order to bundle the hosts out for 201 and secured a 111-run first innings lead on day three of the decisive third and final Test at Colombo on Sunday.
Sri Lanka opt to bowl in third Test against India  Aug 28, 10:19 am
Colombo, Aug 28 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews won the toss and has opted to field in the third and final Test against India, here at the SSC stadium on Friday.
Virat pens farewell message to Sangakkara  Aug 24, 5:39 pm
Colombo, Aug.24 (ANI): Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has told retiring Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara that he felt "lucky" to have played in the same era as him.
Retiring Sangakkara wants rising Lankans to be 'fearless'  Aug 24, 4:28 pm
Colombo, Aug 24 (ANI): Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has backed the rising Angelo Mathews-led side to be 'fearless' after bidding adieu to the international cricket, following a crushing 278-run defeat against India in the second Test match in Colombo.
Sangakkara a `great role model for young cricketers`, says Mahmood  Aug 21, 10:35 pm
Karachi, Aug.21 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has heaped praise on veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara, saying that the latter is a great role model for all young aspiring cricketers.
India just ahead of Sri Lanka on day two of the second Test  Aug 21, 7:02 pm
Colombo, Aug.21 (ANI): Despite Kaushal Silva's half century, India continue to remain ahead after taking three Sri Lankan wickets on the second day of the second Test at the P. Sara Oval on Friday.
K. L. Rahul leads India fightback in Colombo  Aug 20, 3:21 pm
Colombo, Aug.20 (ANI): Opener K.L Rahul and skipper Virat Kohli put India back on track after the early blows from Sri Lankan pacer Dhamika Prasad on the first day of second Test at P.Sara Oval on Thursday.
Kohli, Rahul steady India post early jitters from Dhamika  Aug 20, 12:39 pm
Colombo, Aug.20 (ANI): Skipper Virat Kohli and Lokesh Rahul came to rescue the Indian innings after Sri Lankan pacer Dhamika Prasad gave the tourists early jitters in the morning session of the second Test at the P.Sara Oval on Thursday.
BCCI felicitates 'retiring' Sangakkara at Colombo  Aug 20, 10:00 am
Colombo, Aug. 20 (ANI): BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur, who is in Sri Lanka to meet Indian cricket team's director Ravi Shastri, felicitated Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara on Thursday, who will be playing his final international match today.
Sangakkara's farewell match will be emotional, says Lankan captain  Aug 19, 8:24 pm
Colombo, Aug.19 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricket captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday that the second test match against India will be an emotional one for the team, as batting great Kumar Sangakkara will bring the curtain down on an illustrious 15-year career.
Sri Lankans begin voting for new government  Aug 17, 12:07 pm
Colombo, Aug.17 (ANI): Sri Lankans are voting today to elect a new parliament.
Sri Lanka elections: Rajapaksa aims to return as PM  Aug 17, 10:00 am
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Sri Lankans are going to the polls in a general election as the country's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa aims to return to office as prime minister.
Ganguly's appointment as FIFA ambassador a 'great gesture' for India: Murali  Aug 13, 8:35 pm
Kolkata, Aug. 13 (ANI): Legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday congratulated former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly for being appointed as the brand ambassador for 2017 FIFA Under -17 World Cup, saying it's a great honour for him as well as for India.
All 40 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody released  Aug 10, 5:13 pm
Colombo, Aug. 10 (ANI): All 40 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody have been released ahead of August 15 as a goodwill gesture.
Sri Lanka condoles loss of lives in Myanmar floods, hopes for quick recovery  Aug 7, 1:50 pm
Colombo, Aug. 7 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has condoled the loss of lives in the devastating floods that took place in Myanmar, hoping for a quick recovery of the nation.
Rajapaksa vows to win upcoming Lankan parliamentary elections  Aug 6, 7:33 pm
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has vowed to win the upcoming parliamentary elections with a clear majority.
Wickremasinghe 'working hand in glove' with TNA to undo my legacy: Rajapaksa  Aug 4, 4:40 pm
Colombo, Aug. 4 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe's United National Party (UNP) of attempting to undo his legacy by 'working hand in glove' with the Tamil minority party TNA.
Sri Lankan PM orders police to arrest rally shooting suspects  Aug 1, 12:00 pm
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka has reportedly ordered the nation's Inspector General of Police to immediately arrest the suspects who opened fire at a United National Party (UNP) election rallyin Colombo on Friday.
Young Pak cricketers take lessons from ex-Lanka captain Jayasuriya  Aug 1, 11:22 am
Islamabad, Aug.1 (ANI): Aspiring young cricketers at the Army Public School in Peshawar which was attacked by the Taliban in December last year, recently took lessons in the sport from former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya.
Lankan President Sirisena condoles passing away of Dr. Kalam  Jul 30, 11:20 am
Colombo, July 30 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has condoled the death of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam after he visited the Indian High Commission in Colombo yesterday.