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Sri Lanka 161-6 at lunch on day five

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 13:08

Sri Lanka were 161-6 at lunch in their second innings on the fifth and final day of the first Test against South Africa on Sunday.

South Africa coach Russell Domingo defends Vernon Philander in ball tampering row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:30

South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Saturday denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander become the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined for the offence.

South Africa 206/6 against Lanka at tea

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:00

South Africa consolidated their lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka Saturday despite losing their opening batsmen to spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera.

Vernon Philander fined for ICC Code of Conduct breach

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 09:13

South Africa`s Vernon Philander has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day`s play in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

`No Sri Lankan on crashed MH17`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 08:58

There was no Sri Lankan passport holder found in Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 which crashed in east Ukraine on Thursday, an official said.

Lankan politician Vidanapathirana, 3 others jailed for killing British tourist

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:28

A ruling party politician in Sri Lanka and his three accomplices were today sentenced to 20 years in jail for killing a British tourist and raping his Russian girlfriend more than two years ago.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen set free by Lankan court

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 00:09

Four fishermen from here, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on July 9, were on Thursday ordered to be released by a court in the island nation.

39 Tamil fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, 23 let off

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:28

Thirtynine fishermen from Tamil Nadu in two batches were today detained by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly crossing into the island waters but 23 of them were let off later with a warning, fisheries department officials said.

39 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:55

A total of 39 fishermen from Jagathapattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel on Wednesday while fishing near the Palk Straits, fisheries department officials said.

Vaiko urges Modi to ensure well-being of Tamils in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:43

Deploring the status of minority Tamils in Sri Lanka, NDA constituent MDMK Tuesday urged the Modi Government to take `appropriate steps` to ensure their well-being and opposed deepening commercial and economic relations between India and Sri Lanka.

Virat Kohli stays second in ICC ODI batting rankings

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:09

India`s Virat Kohli may have flopped in the two innings of the first Test against England but the star batsman has held on to his second spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings released on Sunday.

Sri Lanka keen on home-grown solution to ethnic problem

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:40

Sri Lanka has sought India`s assistance to reach a consensus among political parties on a home-grown solution to the reconciliation process of all ethnic minorities, including Tamils.