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Asia Cup 2018: Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka by 91 runs, knock them out of tournament

Asia Cup 2018: Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka by 91 runs, knock them out of tournament

Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka in the Group B match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Sep 17, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
Asia Cup 2018: Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 137 runs

Asia Cup 2018: Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 137 runs

Bangladesh put up a fighting 261 on the back of Mushfiqur Rahim's 150-ball 144 and cleaned up Sri Lanka for 124 runs to win by 137 runs. 

Sep 15, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
Asia Cup 2018: All you need to know about continental rivals

Asia Cup 2018: All you need to know about continental rivals

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup is set to begin from Saturday. The Continental bragging rights will be up for grabs as heavyweights and minnows battle it out in the six-nation extravaganza hosted by the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). 

Sep 14, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
Major setback for Sri Lanka as Danushka Gunathilaka ruled out of Asia Cup

Major setback for Sri Lanka as Danushka Gunathilaka ruled out of Asia Cup

Sri Lanka on Thursday suffered a major setback to their Asia Cup plans as opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was ruled out of the tourney. The 27-year old left-hander had suffered a lower-back injury during training.

Sep 14, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Fight against LTTE not 'ethnic war', military action not targeted at Tamils: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Fight against LTTE not 'ethnic war', military action not targeted at Tamils: Mahinda Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa said India's "abiding friendship" was amply demonstrated by its rapid response to Sri Lanka's needs at the time, both material and moral.

Sep 13, 2018, 06:10 AM IST
 Asia Cup 2018 schedule: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong

Asia Cup 2018 schedule: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup is set to commence in the United Arab Emirates on September 15, Saturday. The six-nation tournament will be co-hosted by UAE cities Abu Dhabi and Dubai from September 15 to 23. 

Sep 12, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Special envoys of neighbouring countries to attend Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral

Special envoys of neighbouring countries to attend Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was the country's 10th Prime Minister, will be laid to rest at the Smriti Sthal on Friday evening.

Aug 17, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
Sri Lanka clinch rain-marred thriller to end losing streak

Sri Lanka clinch rain-marred thriller to end losing streak

Put in to bat, Sri Lanka enjoyed their first 50-plus opening partnership of the series from Upul Tharanga (36) and Niroshan Dickwella (34) which laid the foundation for a big total.

Aug 09, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets 6 years' jail in contempt case

Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets 6 years' jail in contempt case

A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday handed a six-year jail term to a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims, holding him guilty of contempt just months after he was convicted of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist.

Aug 08, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
Sri Lanka U-19 beat India U-19 by 7 runs to lead 3rd Youth ODI series 2-1

Sri Lanka U-19 beat India U-19 by 7 runs to lead 3rd Youth ODI series 2-1

India U-19 had won the first match on July 30 while Sri Lanka U-19 had won the second game on August 2. 

Aug 06, 2018, 07:20 AM IST
China offers fresh $295 million grant to Sri Lanka in push for dominance

China offers fresh $295 million grant to Sri Lanka in push for dominance

President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka, a partner in Beijing`s multi-country Belt and Road infrastructure push, has made the announcement.

Jul 22, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Sri Lanka spinners rout South Africa inside three days

Sri Lanka spinners rout South Africa inside three days

South Africa were all out for 73 in their second innings, lowest since their readmission to international cricket in 1992 following a ban for apartheid, in an abject batting capitulation.

Jul 14, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal named skipper for final Test vs West Indies

Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal named skipper for final Test vs West Indies

The decision to name Lakmal as skipper comes after Dinesh Chandimal was banned by ICC for a Level 3 offence.

Jun 23, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss third Test against West Indies

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss third Test against West Indies

Dinesh Chandimal was charged with ball-tampering during last week's St Lucia test after video evidence indicated he took sweets out of his pocket and put them in his mouth before applying saliva to the ball within the space of a few seconds.

Jun 23, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
West Indies hope night Test is right time to win back fans

West Indies hope night Test is right time to win back fans

The third Test of the series against Sri Lanka at Kensington Oval in Barbados will be the 10th day-night affair since it debuted in 2015 when Australia hosted New Zealand in Adelaide.

Jun 22, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal appeals against one-Test match ban

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal appeals against one-Test match ban

Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the match referee's findings that saw him suspended for one Test after being found guilty of changing the condition of the ball.

Jun 21, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
ICC charges Sri Lanka captain and coach with ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of game’

ICC charges Sri Lanka captain and coach with ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of game’

The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on Tuesday charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha with a breach of Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”.

Jun 20, 2018, 01:12 AM IST
Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan sets the stage on fire with her dance moves on 'Rashke Qamar'—Watch

Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan sets the stage on fire with her dance moves on 'Rashke Qamar'—Watch

Watch her dance videos which she shared on Instagram.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Sri Lanka take to field two hours late in 2nd Test against West Indies in wake of 'ball-tampering' row

Sri Lanka take to field two hours late in 2nd Test against West Indies in wake of 'ball-tampering' row

Following concerns raised by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould about the condition of the ball nearing the end of the second day, the Sri Lankans were advised before the start of Saturday's play that they could not continue with the existing ball.

Jun 16, 2018, 23:25 PM IST
Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Gamage out of Sri Lanka's West Indies tour

Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Gamage out of Sri Lanka's West Indies tour

 Two important player of Sri-Lanka cricket team are out of West-Indies tour.

Jun 13, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

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