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Sri Lanka Cricket postpones series against Ireland

Under the original schedule, Ireland was scheduled to play one Test against Sri Lanka from February 8-12, 2020 during the proposed tour.

18 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

Sri Lanka overhauls cricket coaching team with Mickey Arthur appointment

Sri Lanka Cricket's secretary Mohan de Silva said the country had been without a proper coach since the early World Cup exit.

05 Dec 2019 6:53 PM

Mickey Arthur to be next Sri Lanka coach, Grant Flower in for support staff's role

According to a report in 'ESPNCricinfo', Flower will be batting coach for the limited-overs format, while Sekar will be bowling coach.

04 Dec 2019 11:45 AM

Sri Lanka cricket names full strength squad for Test series vs Pakistan

The series would be a part of the World Test Championship (WTC) and 120 points will be up for grabs.

29 Nov 2019 3:14 PM

Lankan court drops corruption charges against Gotabhaya, orders lifting travel ban

Gotabhaya will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

21 Nov 2019 2:37 PM

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Brothers to run Lanka: Prez Rajapaksa names elder brother Mahinda as PM

Mahinda, the current main opposition leader, will assume duties soon after incumbent Wickremesinghe steps down formally on Thursday.

20 Nov 2019 7:38 PM

Lasith Malinga takes u-turn on retirement, says wants to continue for 2 more years

Malinga, in March, had stated that he wanted to retire after the Twenty20 World Cup scheduled in October-November in Australia next year.

20 Nov 2019 12:24 PM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take oath as Sri Lankan President on Monday

Rajapaksa, 70, defeated Sajith Premadasa, 52, by more than 13 lakh votes, the election commission announced on Sunday.

18 Nov 2019 11:02 AM

Premadasa concedes Sri Lanka presidential poll to Rajapaksa

The election is the first popularity test of the UNP-led government since the April 21 suicide bomb attacks that killed at least 269 people.

17 Nov 2019 10:20 AM

Gunmen fire on buses carrying Sri Lanka voters hours before polling, no casualties

There were no immediate reports of casualties, but a police official said the attackers had burnt tyres on the road.

16 Nov 2019 8:31 AM

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Anger in Lanka as President pardons death-row killer who shattered Swedish teen’s skull into 64

Sirisena, who is stepping down after Saturday's presidential election, announced last month he was considering to grant Jayamaha a pardon.

10 Nov 2019 12:51 PM

Sri Lanka economy slowly recovering from Easter attacks: IMF

Furusawa's comments coincided with the latest tranche of a USD 1.5 billion IMF bailout package for Sri Lanka first approved in 2016.

02 Nov 2019 3:09 PM

Sri Lanka: 70-year-old elephant whose photos sparked outrage dies

The animal was withdrawn from the finale of the annual pageant in Kandy after a social media firestorm erupted against parading it.

25 Sep 2019 2:51 PM

Sri Lanka Presidential front-runner will restore ties with China: Adviser

The following year, the Sirisena government allowed Chinese projects to resume after demanding changes in some.

20 Sep 2019 10:46 AM

Sri Lanka will tour Pakistan despite terror fears

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said they received the all-clear from the defence ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday.

19 Sep 2019 5:39 PM

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Sri Lanka Cricket Board wants to save Pakistan tour

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with the security arrangements of their hosts.

18 Sep 2019 4:14 PM

Doctors in Sri Lanka go on srike over salary 'injustice'

The strike caused hardships to the patients who arrived at state-run hospitals, where doctors were providing only emergency treatment.

18 Sep 2019 3:33 PM

Sri Lanka announce squad for Pakistan tour

The first ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will be played on September 27.

11 Sep 2019 8:43 PM

10 Sri Lankan players including Lasith Malinga decides to skip Pakistan tour

SLC held a meeting with the players to inform them about the security arrangements before the selectors sit for the selection of squads.

10 Sep 2019 9:18 AM

Kusal Mendis, Shehan Jayasuriya unlikely to play 3rd T20I vs New zealand

Mendis and Jayasuriya sustained an injury while fielding in the last T20I game against New Zealand.

05 Sep 2019 11:30 AM

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