Daniel Vettori becomes New Zealand's most capped ODI player
Daniel Vettori becomes New Zealand's most capped ODI player

Veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori became New Zealand's most capped ODI cricketer as the hosts went in to bat first in the sixth one-day against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.

Kane Williamson's high scoring affair has become a regular phenomenon
Kane Williamson's high scoring affair has become a regular phenomenon

New Zealand star sensation Kane Williamson's success with the bat has been monumental and most of it all it has elevated the 24-year-old to a higher level in modern day cricket. Williamson scored 97 in the fifth ODI match against Sri Lanka to help New Zealand pocket the game and the series.

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in 6th ODI, take series
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in 6th ODI, take series

New Zealand wrapped up their one-day series against Sri Lanka with a game to spare Sunday when Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor orchestrated a 120-run win in game six.

Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor revive New Zealand against Sri Lanka
Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor revive New Zealand against Sri Lanka

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor powered New Zealand from a rocky start to reach 315-8 after batting first in the sixth one-day international against Sri Lanka in Dunedin on Sunday

New Zealand to bat against Sri Lanka in 6th ODI

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first in the sixth one-day international against Sri Lanka in Dunedin on Sunday.

Lanka reaches consensus to implement 13A: Wickremesinghe

 Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday said political parties have agreed to implement the thirteenth amendment as a solution to end the country's over three-decade-old ethnic conflict involving the Tamil minority.

Sri Lanka scraps military training for teachers, students

Sri Lanka`s new government said Saturday it is scrapping compulsory military training for school teachers and undergraduates.

'Lanka CJ wants overseas diplomatic posting to quit office'

Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, under pressure to quit for being allegedly involved in a coup attempt against the new government, has refused to step down unless given a diplomatic posting overseas, a media report said on Friday.

Sri Lanka finds missing presidential fleet: Police

Sri Lanka`s police Friday seized a fleet of more than 50 state-owned vehicles, including bullet-proof limousines, that were not returned after president Mahinda Rajapakse`s toppling in this month`s elections.

Sri Lanka to appoint panel to probe civil war

 Sri Lanka`s new government will appoint an independent commission to probe the last stages of the country`s civil war that ended in 2009, a minister said Friday.

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 108 runs in fifth ODI
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 108 runs in fifth ODI

A world-record partnership by centurions Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott rescued New Zealand from an early collapse to ensure a commanding 360-5 in the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Friday.

Sri Lanka to probe hidden foreign assets after Rajapaksa defeat

Sri Lanka`s new government is to investigate "black money" transferred overseas by powerful figures in the administration of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, a cabinet spokesman said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka probes deals by ex-president, brothers amid graft concerns

Sri Lanka`s new government will investigate all financial deals sealed by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brothers during his term as head of state and will take legal action if they involved any corruption, a minister said on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka's new President pardons former army chief

Sri Lanka's newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena has pardoned and reinstated the rank of former army chief Gen Sarath Fonseka, who was stripped of all ranks and sentenced to jail by ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

TN parties hail Sri Lanka's announcement on 13th Amendment

DMK and several other parties in Tamil Nadu Wednesday welcomed the announcement made by newly-elected Sri Lankan Government that it would implement India-backed 13th Amendment to the Constitution on devolution of power to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community in the island nation.

'New Lankan govt ready to give Tamils more autonomy'

Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday pledged to implement India-backed constitutional amendment to give more autonomy to provinces to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community.

Sri Lanka`s new premier promises Tamils more autonomy

Sri Lanka`s new government pledged Tuesday to devolve power to the country`s Tamil minority, in a step towards national reconciliation six years after a controversial military offensive crushed a separatist rebellion.

New Lankan govt to implement 13th amendment: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister today said his government will implement the India-backed 13th amendment to the constitution within a unitary framework for the devolution of power to provinces to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community.

Rajapaksa tells govt to stop 'political revenge'

Sri Lanka's beleaguered former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday asked the new government to stop "political revenge", a day after his country home in the southern province was raided by police.

Man jailed in UAE for trying to force ex-girlfriend into marriage

 A Sri Lankan man in United Arb Emirates (UAE) has been jailed for six months for attempting to force his former Indian girlfriend into marriage after blackmailing her with nude photos.