Sri Lanka

Allegedly shot by Lankan Navy, fishermen’s bodies reach Pudukkottai

Bodies of four fishermen, who died in the Sri Lankan waters, were brought to Kotaipattinam harbour in Pudukkottai on Saturday.

published on : 24th January 2021

SL vs Eng: Kevin Pietersen shares Rahul Dravid's email to help Sibley, Crawley tackle spin

Sibley (0) and Crawley (5) were once again dismissed by Lasith Embuldeniya in the first innings of the ongoing second Test on Saturday.

published on : 23rd January 2021

MEA for talks with Sri Lanka to address fishermen issue 

“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.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Lankan Navy attack: Nagai fishermen demand a permanent solution

The incident has left the Nagai fishing community in shock. Fishers here are no strangers to harassment by the Lankan Navy.

published on : 23rd January 2021

NCB arrests two Sri Lankans in trans-border trafficking racket; heroin worth Rs 1,000 crore seized

MMM Nawas and Mohamed Afnas were nabbed from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, where they were living by concealing their real identities.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Sri Lanka win toss, opt bat against England in second Test

England is in fourth spot on the ICC Test Championship standings, behind India, New Zealand and Australia.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Sri Lanka, US enjoy long-standing relations: Rajapaksa in congratulatory messages to Biden, Harris

Rajapaksa said he looks forward to working with Biden and Harris in strengthening the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

published on : 22nd January 2021

EPS grants Rs 10 lakh solatium to kin of fishermen, condemns SL Navy

Conveying his deepest condolences to the bereaving families, the CM said one member from each family would be provided with a government job.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Sri Lanka reopens to tourists after 10 months

Tourists must stay in a “travel bubble” designated in 14 tourism zones without mixing with the local population.

published on : 21st January 2021

Visitors England beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in first Test 

Bairstow remained unbeaten on 35 off 65 balls and Lawrence, who hit a gritty half century in the first innings, finished 21 not out.

published on : 18th January 2021

England fan's 10-month wait ends in delight as Joe Root acknowledges cheers after scoring double ton

Joe Root became the second-fastest England batsman to register 8,000 runs in the longest format of the game.

published on : 16th January 2021

Lahiru Thirimanne helps Sri Lanka cut England's lead to 130 in first Test

England wasted one of its three reviews as it unsuccessfully went for an lbw decision against Thirimanne when he was on 61.

published on : 16th January 2021

Sri Lanka openers cut England's lead to 196 in first Test

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.

published on : 16th January 2021

Ton-up Root puts England in command of Sri Lanka Test

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.

published on : 15th January 2021

England cricket team hotel hit by coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka

The England cricket board said they were not worried about the infections. 

published on : 15th January 2021
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