Bodies of four fishermen, who died in the Sri Lankan waters, were brought to Kotaipattinam harbour in Pudukkottai on Saturday.
Sibley (0) and Crawley (5) were once again dismissed by Lasith Embuldeniya in the first innings of the ongoing second Test on Saturday.
“Both the countries have agreed that it is a humanitarian issue and should be dealt with accordingly,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
The incident has left the Nagai fishing community in shock. Fishers here are no strangers to harassment by the Lankan Navy.
MMM Nawas and Mohamed Afnas were nabbed from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, where they were living by concealing their real identities.
England is in fourth spot on the ICC Test Championship standings, behind India, New Zealand and Australia.
Rajapaksa said he looks forward to working with Biden and Harris in strengthening the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
Conveying his deepest condolences to the bereaving families, the CM said one member from each family would be provided with a government job.
Tourists must stay in a travel bubble designated in 14 tourism zones without mixing with the local population.
Bairstow remained unbeaten on 35 off 65 balls and Lawrence, who hit a gritty half century in the first innings, finished 21 not out.
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England wasted one of its three reviews as it unsuccessfully went for an lbw decision against Thirimanne when he was on 61.
Kusal Perera reached unbeaten 55 and Lahiru Thirimanne was not out on 34 as Sri Lanka reached 90-0 at tea on the third day.
Root started the day on 66 and passed 100 soon after lunch with a single off Dilruwan Perera. He raised his bat and hugged Lawrence.
The England cricket board said they were not worried about the infections.