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Morgan hails England openers after `absolutely remarkable` chase Jun 25, 12:53 pm
London, June.25 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan has showered praise on his side's openers, describing their performance as 'absolutely remarkable' after the hosts thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the second one-day international at Edgbaston.
Buttler calls on England batsmen to maintain aggressive approach Jun 24, 3:51 pm
Johannesburg, June 24 (ANI): England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has called on his teammates to not abandon their attacking approach with the bat despite the hosts endured a top-order collapse in the opening ODI against Sri Lanka.
Colombo, June 23 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has rejected allegations that the Sri Lankan Army used cluster bombs during the final phases of the war and questioned the authenticity of the report published in the media.
England lucky to escape on level terms, admits Morgan Jun 22, 3:21 pm
London, June.22 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan has admitted that his side were lucky to escape with a dramatic tie in the opening one-day international of the five-match Royal London series against Sri Lanka at Trent Bridge.
Starc to seek tips from Johnson for Sri Lanka tour Jun 22, 1:34 pm
Melbourne, June.22 (ANI): Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will seek tips from former and present bowlers in order to get an understanding of the subcontinent pitches before they head to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, starting July 26.
Starc banking on ex-pacemen's tips for Sri Lanka tour Jun 21, 6:08 pm
Melbourne, June.21 (ANI): Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will seek tips from former and present bowlers in order to get an understanding of the subcontinent pitches before they head to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, starting July 26.
Port of Spain, June 20 (ANI): Jamaica Tallawahs star batsman Kumar Sangakkara has nothing but positive memories from his previous stint in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), but the Sri Lanka superstar is keen to create a new legacy when he links up with the Tallawahs squad for the fourth edition of the tournament.
Lankan President issues new directives for arrests under PTA Jun 20, 3:49 pm
Colombo, June 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a series of new directives to be followed by the police and security forces when arresting and detaining persons suspected of terrorism under the much criticized Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).
World Tamil Sangam gifts 16 statues of renowned Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar to Sri Lanka Jun 20, 8:26 am
Chennai, June 19 (ANI): The World Tamil Sangam on Sunday gifted 16 life-size statues of renowned Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar to Sri Lanka at an event in Chennai.
Lanka's Eranga suspended for illegal bowling action Jun 19, 6:40 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan fast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been suspended for bowling in international cricket with immediate effect by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be 'illegal'.
Duraiappah Stadium will enhance Lanka, India ties: Sirisena Jun 18, 3:52 pm
Colombo, June 18 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena, who today jointly opened with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the renovated Duraiappah Stadium in Sri Lanka's northeen Jaffna province, said this move is another opportunity to enhance the friendship between the two countries.
Lanka to issue biometric passports to prevent forgeries Jun 18, 1:47 pm
Colombo, June 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Department of Immigration and Emigration is taking measures to issue biometric passports (e-passports) early next year to prevent forgeries.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Asserting the Duraiappah stadium a symbol of optimism and economic development, Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday said India will walk side by side with Sri Lanka as it charts its own path to progress and prosperity for all citizens.
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will today jointly dedicate to the people of Sri Lanka a renovated Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna.
EU finalizes lifting ban on Lanka's fish exports Jun 17, 4:51 pm
Colombo, June 17 (ANI): The European Union has finally lifted the ban imposed on Colombo's seafood exports with immediate effect.
Banda Aceh (Indonesia), June 17 (ANI): The Aceh provincial authorities have said that Indonesia will escort the boat carrying 44 Australia-bound Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers back to international waters after repairs on Friday.
Stokes faces potential imprisonment if caught driving Jun 17, 3:15 pm
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes may find himself behind the bars if he will be caught driving in the next six months, the Northallerton Magistrates Court has warned.
Mathews elated with Shanaka's 'dream debut' against Ireland Jun 17, 2:45 pm
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has lavished praise on ODI debutant Dasun Shanaka for his match-winning performance during the side's opening match of the two-game series against Ireland at Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin.
Three Indian fishermen arrested for fishing in Lankan waters Jun 16, 4:44 pm
Colombo, June 16 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy on Thursday arrested three Indian fishermen for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Lankan waters.
Three India fishermen apprehended by Lankan navy Jun 16, 1:49 pm
Rameswaram, June 16 (ANI): Three fishermen were apprehended and a boat was impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy in the Palk Strai Delft Island in northern Sri Lanka Navy.
Sri Lanka concerned about Brexit's impact on global economy Jun 15, 4:00 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): Asserting that global macro-economic stability is of vital importance to Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has expressed concern about the probable impact of 'Brexit'- withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) - on the global economy.
Melbourne, June 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews has insisted that the Test series defeat against England was a good learning curve for the young players, who are now better prepared for the upcoming challenge against Australia.
Amended RTI Bill to be tabled in Lankan Parliament on June 23 Jun 15, 1:45 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Karunaratna Paranavithana has said that the amended Right to Information (RTI) Bill will be presented in Parliament on June 23 for the second reading.
Sri Lanka, ADB sign two million USD grant for relief efforts Jun 14, 5:37 pm
Colombo, June 14 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a two million US dollars grant agreement to finance the relief efforts in the country following the recent floods and landslides, which caused mass destruction.
Cook insists buoyant England `ready` for challenge against Pak Jun 14, 1:13 pm
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): After guiding his side to a commanding Test series win against Sri Lanka, England skipper Alastair Cook has admitted that his side are fully ready for the upcoming challenge of facing Pakistan.
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