Sri Lanka opposition not to go beyond 13A for ethnic solution

Sri Lanka's opposition UPFA Tuesday pledged to limit its quest to find a solution to the island's ethnic question within the India-backed thirteenth amendment that calls for devolution of powers to the Tamil-dominated northern province.

India chief coach will be selected before South Africa series, says Anurag Thakur
India chief coach will be selected before South Africa series, says Anurag Thakur

Current BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said that the decision on India's new chief coach will be taken soon and the person will be selected ahead of South Africa's tour in September.

Indian fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan navy; return to shore

Indian fishermen were attacked off Katchatheevu islet on Saturday allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel, who opened fire in the air, forcing them to return to shore, fisheries department officials said.

Pakistan`s Wahab Riaz out of Sri Lanka Twenty20
Pakistan`s Wahab Riaz out of Sri Lanka Twenty20

Pakistan`s cricket board said Saturday that paceman Wahab Riaz had ruled himself out of the team`s two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka due to an ongoing hand injury.

Rajapaksa comeback bid checked by Sri Lanka bribery probe

Sri Lanka is investigating a Chinese firm on suspicion of offering a bribe to Mahinda Rajapaksa`s failed presidential re-election campaign, a source close to the investigation said, weeks before he seeks to pull off a comeback in a general election.

Why Virat Kohli is remarkably unique
Why Virat Kohli is remarkably unique

Ever since he took over charge of India's Test side, the usually brash Virat Kohli has exercised considerable restraint.

BCCI announces 15-member squad for Sri Lanka tour

The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) on Thursday announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour.

Twitter reactions to Pakistan's ODI series win against Sri Lanka
Twitter reactions to Pakistan's ODI series win against Sri Lanka

Pakistan got over their bilateral ODI series hangover after Ahmed Shehzad smashed 95 off 90 balls to help his side thrash a below-par Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth one-day match in Colombo on Wednesday to clinch the five-match series.

Pakistan announce Twenty20 squad for Sri Lanka series
Pakistan announce Twenty20 squad for Sri Lanka series

Pakistan Wednesday announced a 15-man squad for the two Twenty20 internationals against Sri Lanka in Colombo on July 30 and August 1.

Allrounder Shahid Afridi will lead the squad. 

Sri Lankan refugee gets life term for killing college student in Tamil Nadu

A local court has sentenced a 23-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil refugee to life imprisonment for murdering a college student two years back.

Former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa denies giving money to LTTE

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today denied allegations that he gave money to the LTTE, saying the ruling coalition leaders have been trying to "mislead voters" ahead of the parliament elections next month.

Sri Lanka probes first Lankan ISIS man

 A 37-year-old Sri Lankan, who graduated in Sharia Law from Pakistan, has reportedly died fighting along the dreaded Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, prompting authorities to probe whether he was a Lankan national.

Probe against Rajapaksa regime to continue

 The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said it is going to continue its investigation against the former government over alleged fraud and corruption.

Crowd trouble at Sri Lanka vs Pakistan ODI; 4 arrested
Crowd trouble at Sri Lanka vs Pakistan ODI; 4 arrested

Fighting broke out in the stands during the third one-day international between Pakistan and hosts Sri Lanka at the Premadasa Stadium here interrupting the game for about half an hour, following which four persons involved in the rioting were arrested, officials said on Monday.

Bangla Tigers' new found aggression has rung alarm bells for Asian Giants

Bangladesh will no more feel as the goliath of Asian cricket, as their stupendous rise in ODI format has upped their level by several notches.

Pakistan to bat in third Sri Lanka one-dayer
Pakistan to bat in third Sri Lanka one-dayer

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and chose to bat in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday.

Prabhakaran's kin to contest against Rajapaksa in Lanka polls

 A relative of slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran has entered the fray for Sri Lanka's parliamentary election to be held in August 17 to challenge former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Sri Lankan Navy chase away Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly chased away Rameswaram fishermen by throwing stones at their boats while they were fishing near Katchatheevu on Thursday, a local fishermen organisation functionary said.

2nd ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to level Pakistan series
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to level Pakistan series

Dinesh Chandimal hit an unbeaten 48 to guide Sri Lanka to a series-levelling two-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Pallekele on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan court stops opposition meeting

 A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday issued an order preventing the opposition Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) from convening a party without the permission of the party head.