Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today headed towards Bolivia to attend a G77 summit, at a time when the parliament is set to discuss the impending international probe on alleged human rights violations during the last phase of the conflict with the LTTE.
Sri Lanka today voiced its opposition to the impending UNHRC`s probe on alleged rights abuses during the final phase of the conflict with the LTTE, saying the investigation would set a "dangerous precedent".
Former captain Aravinda de Silva chose to react diplomatically over Sri Lankan cricketers` exclusion from the IPL matches in Chennai on Saturday, by stating that the players were grown up enough to take their own decisions in life.
Sri Lanka`s cricket board addressed the concerns raised by the island`s powerful Buddhist clergies on the participation of its cricketers in the ongoing sixth edition of the Indian Premier League on Friday.
Amidst controversy over Sri Lankan players` participation in Chennai matches of the IPL, spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan today joined Royal Challengers Bangalore`s conditioning camp at the National Cricket Academy for the Twenty20 league, starting April 3.
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes playing at home will benefit his side because of their knowledge of local conditions and will also act as an added inspiration for them to win the ICC World Twenty20 in September.