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…]