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Bangladesh arrive in Sri Lanka for Test series

Colombo, April 12 | A 21-member Bangladesh squad, with three new faces in Test reckoning, arrived in Colombo on Monday to play a two-match...

India, Sri Lanka finalise ‘Air Bubble’ agreement

New Delhi, April 10 | Travel between India and Sri Lanka will become easier in the near future as the two countries have finalised...

St Kitts and Nevis Establishes Diplomatic Relations with Sri Lanka

LONDON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of Sri Lanka formally established diplomatic...

Sri Lanka to reopen all schools from March 29

Colombo, March 25 | The Sri Lankan Education Ministry has decided to reopen all schools in the country's Western Province, including capital Colombo, on...

West Indies announce 13-man squad for 1st Test vs Sri Lanka

Kingston (Jamaica), March 14 | All-rounder Jason Holder and batsman Darren Bravo returned to the West Indies Test squad that will face Sri Lanka...

Holder returns to WI squad for Sri Lanka Tests

North Sound (Antigua), March 13 | : Former captain Jason Holder has been picked in the 13-member West Indies side that will play a...

West Indies-Sri Lanka 3rd ODI to be a day game now

St John's (Antigua), March 10 | Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Wednesday announced a change to the start time for the third CG Insurance...

Sri Lanka beat West Indies in 2nd T20

St John's (Antigua), March 6 | West Indies lost to Sri Lanka by 43 runs in the second CG Insurance T20 International on Friday...

Match officials named for West indies-Sri Lanka series

St John's (Antigua), March 3 | Cricket West Indies (CWI), on behalf of the International Cricket Council (ICC), on Wednesday announced an all-West Indian...

West Indies recall Gayle, Edwards for series vs Sri Lanka

St John's (Antigua), Feb 27 | Swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle and experienced fast bowler Fidel Edwards have been named in the West Indies T20I...

Imran Khan leaves for maiden Sri Lanka visit

Islamabad, Feb 23 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan left for a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday on the invitation of...

International cricket returns to Caribbean with series vs Sri Lanka

St John's (Antigua), Feb 16 | Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Tuesday confirmed the all-format tour of Sri Lanka to West Indies starting next...

Lanka showing signs of falling deep into Chinese trap

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 6 | A U-turn on the Colombo port's East Container Terminal and then an attempt to...

Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh for three-match ODI series in May

Chattogram, Feb 3 | Sri Lanka will tour Bangladesh for a three-match ODI series in May while Bangladesh's postponed Test tour of Sri Lanka...

Welcoming Indian travellers back to Sri Lanka

By IANSlife FeaturesNew Delhi, Jan 31 (IANSlife) Celebrating the spirit of resilience and renewed hope for the revival of travel in 2021,...

Jerome Jayaratne appointed Sri Lanka manager for Windies tour

Colombo, Jan 26 | Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed Jerome Jayaratne as the 'National Team Manager' for the team's upcoming tour of West...

Sri Lanka reopens schools for higher grades

Colombo, Jan 26 | Sri Lankan authorities reopened schools in the Western Province for senior grades after they were closed in October 2020 due...

Sri Lanka to conduct elephant census after 10 years

Colombo, Jan 25 | Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation will conduct an island-wide elephant census this year after a decade to determine the...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 caseload tops 50,000

Colombo, Jan 21 | Sri Lanka's overall coronavirus caseload surpassed the 55,000 mark on Thursday after over 700 people tested positive for the disease,...

Sri Lanka Covid-19 caseload top 50,000

Colombo, Jan 14 | The total number of Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka has surpassed the 50,000-mark, after over 600 new patients tested positive...

Angelo Mathews named in Lanka squad for England Tests

Colombo, Jan 13 | Sri Lanka Cricket has announced their squad for the two-match Test series against England in which they have included star...

Sri Lanka needs India’s help to bridge growing ethnic rift

By Atul AnejaColombo, Jan 12 | The destruction of a war memorial in Jaffna University, followed by a decision to restore it, has yet...

TN CM condemns demolition of Mullivaikal Memorial in Sri Lanka

Chennai, Jan 9 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday condemned the demolition of the Mullivaikal Memorial at the Jaffna University in...

South Africa cruise to 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in 2nd...

Johannesburg, Jan 5 | South Africa openers Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar helped the hosts to a dominant 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in...

Karunaratne leads Sri Lanka fightback vs South Africa

Johannesburg, Jan 4 | Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne's unbeaten 91 off 116 balls (17 fours) helped Sri Lanka move to 150 for four...

Anderson banks on reverse swing for wickets in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Jan 4 | James Anderson hopes the tour of Sri Lanka this time will prove more frutiful for him than in previous years...

Sri Lanka reopens southern airport under pilot program

Colombo, Dec 28 | Sri Lanka on Monday kicked-off a pilot program to welcome tourists into the island country by re-opening a southern airport,...

Sri Lanka batsman Dhananjaya de Silva ruled out of SA Test...

Centurion, Dec 27 | Sri Lanka batsman Dhananjaya de Silva, who was retired hurt after scoring an impressive 79 during the first day of...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 caseload surpasses 40,000

Colombo, Dec 27 | Sri Lanka's overall coronavirus caseload has surpassed the 40,000 mark after 500 more people tested positive for the virus in...

Kallis to be England’s batting consultant for Sri Lanka tour

London, Dec 21 | Former South African player Jacques Kallis has been appointed batting consultant of England for the forthcoming two-Test tour of Sri...

Entire Proteas squad tests negative for Covid-19 ahead of Lanka Tests

Johannesburg, Dec 21 | All members of the South Africa Test squad have tested negative for coronavirus ahead of the two-match series against Sri...

Two SA players for Sri Lanka series test positive

Centurion, Dec 18 | Two members of the South African team have returned positive Covid-19 results in their scheduled first round of testing ahead...

Pacer Migael Pretorius receives maiden SA call-up for Lanka Tests

Johannesburg, Dec 16 | Fast bowler Migael Pretorius has received his maiden call up in the South Africa squad for the upcoming two-match Test...

Sri Lanka records highest annual elephant deaths

Colombo, Dec 13 | Sri Lanka has recorded the highest annual elephant deaths and second-highest human deaths in the world due to the human-elephant...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 caseload tops 30k

Colombo, Dec 10 | Sri Lanka's overall coronavirus caseload surpassed the 30,000-mark on Thursday after more than 700 people tested positive in the past...

Australia, Sri Lanka contemplate shifting SA series to home

Cape Town, Dec 9 | Following the cancellation of the ODI leg of England's tour of South Africa due to issues related to Covid-19,...

England to tour Sri Lanka for two Tests in January 2021

London, Dec 9 | England will be playing two Test matches against Sri Lanka behind closed doors in Galle next month, the England and...

Sri Lanka WC winner Asanka Gurusinha to coach Nigeria

Abuja (Nigeria), Dec 1 | Asanka Gurusinha, who was part of the 1996 World Cup winning Sri Lanka team, has been appointed as Nigeria's...

12 leopard deaths reported in Sri Lanka this year

Colombo, Nov 30 | Another leopard was found dead in Matale, in the central hills of Sri Lanka over the weekend, raising the total...

Sri Lanka to pardon 606 prisoners amid pandemic

Colombo, Nov 30 | At least 606 inmates convicted on minor charges will be pardoned to ease congestion in Sri Lanka's prisons amid the...

Shahid Afridi dazzles in Lanka Premier League game

Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Nov 28 | Former Pakistan big-hitting cricketer Shahid Afridi turned back years as he clobbered 58 off 23 balls in a...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases top 20k mark

Colombo, Nov 23 | The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka on Monday surpassed the 20,000 mark after 400 new infections were...

Sony wins TV rights of Lanka Premier League

New Delhi, Nov 20 | Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) India has acquired exclusive pay television and IPTV broadcast rights of the Lanka Premier League...

Irfan Pathan reaches Sri Lanka for LPL

New Delhi, Nov 16 | Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan reached Sri Lanka for the Lanka Premier League (LPL) that begins on November 26.The...

Sri Lanka’s Covid-19 cases top 10k mark

Colombo, Oct 31 | Amid a recent resurgence in the number of fresh Covid-19 infections after two new clusters were detected, Sri Lanka's overall...

Warn Sri Lanka against attacks on Indian fishermen: DMK

Chennai, Oct 27 | DMK Treasurer and Lok Sabha member T.R. Baalu on Tuesday urged the Central government to warn Sri Lanka, through diplomatic...

Manpreet Gony, Manvinder Bisla to feature in Lanka Premier League

Colombo, Oct 20 | Manpreet Gony and Manvinder Bisla are the two Indians players who will be featuring in the inaugural edition of the...

Start of Lanka Premier League readjusted to Nov 21 (Lead)

Colombo, Sep 30 | Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have readjusted the commencement date of the 'Lanka Premier League' (LPL) from November 14 to November...

Start of Lanka Premier League readjusted to Nov 1

Colombo, Sep 30 | Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have readjusted the commencement date of the 'Lanka Premier League' (LPL) from November 14 to November...

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Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market

Seoul, April 21 | Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase...