After agreeing to tour India from Nov 1 following the the West Indies' refusal to complete the tour, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Sunday said it will host India in a Test series instead of travelling to India in August 2015.
After having agreed to play a five-match ODI series in India on a short notice post the West Indies pull-out, the Sri Lankan board is looking for a return in favour from the BCCI in August next year by playing three Test matches in the island nation.
As Tamil Nadu fishermen continue to be arrested and their boats seized by Sri Lanka, BJP is being accused by them of reneging on its promise to protect their interests after assuming power at the Centre.
The fate of West Indies cricket is clearly in jeopardy after the abrupt termination of their India tour. If the crisis is not resolved soon, even their participation in the upcoming World Cup will be in doubt.
The University of Western Australia (UWA), whom the International Cricket Council (ICC) relied upon for the last 20 years to develop models to test illegal bowling actions, has reportedly raised serious doubts over the reliability of the recent biomechanics tests that have resulted in several international bowlers being suspended.
Tamil Nadu government Thursday made yet another pitch with the Centre for taking back Katchatheevu island with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam charging Sri Lanka with "deviously hardening" its "harsh" approach of not releasing boats of arrested Indian fishermen.
Sri Lanka on Wednesday barred foreigners from visiting its former war zone in the Tamil-majority northern province without prior approval, citing national security concerns amid reports of attempts to revive the LTTE.
The European Union (EU) has decided to ban the import of fisheries products caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka from entering the EU market after three months time from now, the EU office said here in a statement Tuesday.
Sri Lanka's military Tuesday announced it would return unspecified quantities of gold jewellery recovered from a battle site dating to the crushing of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels more than five years ago.