South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test match will start at 01:30 PM IST on February 13 at the Kingsmead, Durban.
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Australia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test match will start at 05:00 AM IST on February 1 at the Manuka Oval, Canberra. The toss will take place at 04:30 AM IST.
Both the teams are coming after facing defeats in their previous clashes at home with the Lankans getting battered by the English and the Aussies suffering a Test series defeat by India.
Colombo, A Sri Lankan bank said on Wednesday that Chinese tourists visiting the island country can soon pay for their goods and services through the WeChat Pay facility in order to attract more tourists. Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, one of Sri Lanka’s leading private banks, said the WeChat Pay[Read More…]
Colombo, Sri Lanka is in talks with China to import hybrid buses to upgrade the island’s public transport sector, the media reported on Tuesday. State Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashoka Abeysinghe said that he was in discussions with Chinese companies which manufacture hydrogen powered buses and hybrid buses[Read More…]
One of Sri Lanka‘s all-time great cricketer, Sanath Jayasuriya, has been accused of smuggling betel nuts to the neighbouring country of India. Reportedly, in Nagpur, the Director of Revenue Intelligence seized the article worth crores of Rupees. The Sri Lankan Government has been informed about the incident. Sanath Jayasuriya along with[Read More…]
Political crisis in Lanka: President Sirisena comes under pressure over dissolution of parliament while US, Japan block aids
Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena has dissolved parliament and has called snap election in the country for January 5, forcing his political rival and deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to challenge the President’s decision in the country’s Supreme Court. Is the Sri Lankan President’s move aimed at scoring political points for[Read More…]
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has signed a special gazette notification dissolving parliament and declaring January 5, 2019, as the date for a snap parliamentary election. The President said late Friday that parliament would stand dissolved from Saturday 12 a.m. and nominations for the parliamentary elections would be called[Read More…]
Are competing geo-political rivalry between major international players and divergent affiliations among political leaders along pro-India or pro-China lines, a factor behind sudden eruption of crisis in Sri Lanka? Whatever may be the reason, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to replace Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country’s[Read More…]
England Captain Eoin Morgan smashed his second half-century in two games and Adil Rashid took four wickets to help England crush Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the rain-marred third one-day international on Wednesday. Chasing 151 in 21 overs after persistent rain had shortened the match, the visitors rode on[Read More…]
Is the Pakistan government under Imran Khan going to review China-Pakistan Economic Corridor because it “unfairly benefits” China? Media reports suggest that Prime Minister Imran Khan has set up a nine-member committee to look into all CPEC-related agreements. That Pakistan may not go the Sri Lankan way is a concern[Read More…]
Right from the beginning, Narendra Modi has always been very confident about his policies for foreign countries. During his swearing-in ceremony, he tried to convey a message that he is determined to take away the path of foreign policy from his predecessor Manmohan Singh. He had called all the South[Read More…]
Petrol in India costs more than it does in the US as well as neighbouring Pakistan and Sri Lanka, but is cheaper than in Europe. Diesel rates, on the other hand, are the cheapest in India. Petrol in the national capital costs Rs 68.46 per litre as compared with Rs[Read More…]
Sri Lanka batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has been suspended from all forms of international cricket by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) pending an inquiry. The development came at the end of the third day’s play in the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo. An SLC release[Read More…]
Colombo: Ater losing the opening game against Sri Lanka by five wickets on Tuesday, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said players will learn from their mistakes. Kusal Perera’s brilliant 66 off 37 balls and some crucial contributions from the middle-order helped Sri Lanka beat India. After the Indian batsmen put up a[Read More…]
Sri Lanka or the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is an island and home to many cultures, languages and ethnicities. 21 million population are Buddhists Sinhalese make up nearly 75 per cent, 13 per cent Hindus, 10 per cent are Muslims and remaining are others. Sri Lanka’s recent history[Read More…]
Sri Lanka will convert two large garbage dumps here into urban parks next year as part of a city beautification programme, a minister announced on Tuesday. Addressing the Colombo City Beautification Awards Ceremony in Colombo, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka said that garbage could no longer be dumped[Read More…]
India knocked out Sri Lanka in Twenty20 universal arrangement on Sunday, but what is grabbing even more attention, is MS Dhoni’s Santa look at the stadium. Just after India’s victory, Dhoni and other Indian players brought a Christmas cheers for their fans by wearing Santa caps. Dhoni was particularly in a[Read More…]
Visakhapatnam: India eased to an eight-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the decisive third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series 2-1 here on Sunday. The Indians dominated with both bat and ball, restricting Sri Lanka to 215 runs before Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten century helped them canter to a[Read More…]
Fit-again opener KL Rahul is all set to make a comeback to the Indian team for the second Test against Sri Lanka starting on Thursday, Captain Virat Kohli announced on Wednesday. Rahul could not play first test match due to viral fever and needed hospitalisation for a couple of days. Leading to[Read More…]