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Pak lose five early wickets chasing Lanka's 275 in first ODI  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug 23 (ANI): Pakistan struggle in their first ODI against the Sri Lankan bowlers while chasing the hosts' 275 with just five wickets remaining at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.
India to build new cultural centre, municipal building in Jaffna  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug.23 (ANI): Funds provided by the Indian Government will be used to build a new cultural centre and a new municipal building in Jaffna, The Island reports.
Lankan military briefs international panel on domestic war crimes probe  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug.23 (ANI): Sri Lanka's top security forces commanders have reportedly briefed the chairman of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) appointed to advise a presidential commission inquiring into alleged atrocities committed during the 25 year-long civil war between government troops and the LTTE.
PM for political solution to address aspirations of Tamil community  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for a political solution that addresses the aspirations of the Tamil community for equality, dignity, justice and self respect within the framework of a united Sri Lanka.
Misbah says Pak-Lanka ODI series 'good chance to assess themselves' for WC  Aug 23, 11:18 am
Karachi, Aug 23 (ANI): With Pakistan and Sri Lanka heading into a three-match ODI series on Saturday, the tourists skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said that this is a good chance to assess themselves since the World Cup is not too far away.
Study finds no significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Lanka after civil war  Aug 22, 2:40 pm
Colombo, Aug 22 (ANI): Five years after the end of the1983-2009 civil war in Sri Lanka, thousands of Sri Lankans remain refugees despite satellite-image analysis showing new housing-like structures and development in a military zone in the northern part of the country.
Sarfaraz Ahmed determined to play across all three formats for Pak   Aug 21, 4:43 pm
Karachi, Aug 21 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed is determined to play across all three formats of cricket after he experienced a splendid Test series against Sri Lanka to finish as the highest scorer for his team there.
UN Human Rights chief says will continue probe into Sri Lanka war crimes despite ban  Aug 20, 2:09 pm
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Despite Sri Lanka's refusal to grant visas to the United Nations (UN) team investigating into alleged war crimes in the country, the organization said it will continue its probe into the matter.
New PCB chief stresses on 'consistency, ' rules out major rejig in Pak cricket team  Aug 20, 1:45 pm
Karachi, Aug 20 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) newly elected chief has ruled out any major changes in the cricket team and has also backed Captain Misbahul Haq despite a dismal performance by the Pakistan team in the Test Series in Sri Lanka.
Zaheer Abbas, Mohsin Khan, Abdul Qadir slam Pak for poor performance against Lanka  Aug 19, 2:51 pm
Karachi, Aug 19 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas and ex-opener and coach Mohsin Khan on Monday expressed their utter disappointment on Pakistani cricket team's poor show, which they displayed in the two Test series against Sri Lanka to lose 2-0.
Newly elected PCB chief says Pak losing Test series against Lanka is not a 'disaster'  Aug 19, 2:10 pm
Karachi, Aug 19 (ANI): Newly elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar M. Khan has said that he does not think that Pakistan losing the Test series against Sri Lanka is a disaster.
Jayawardene aims to guide Lanka to Cricket WC glory next year  Aug 19, 12:40 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 19 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene retired from Test cricket on Monday vowing to devote his energies towards helping his side win another 50-over World Cup next year in Australia and New Zealand.
India makes request to Malaysia seeking info on ISI's SL spy  Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has made a request to Malaysian authorities seeking details of a Sri Lankan national, who, post his arrest, revealed that Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was plotting to attack the United States Consulate in Chennai and the Israeli mission in Bangalore.
Sri Lanka begins exhumation of wartime mass grave   Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): The exhumation of human remains of more than 100 Muslims slaughtered and allegedly buried by the LTTE in a mass grave at Kurukkalmadam beach in Sri Lanka's Batticaloa district has reportedly begun.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs, give Jayawardene perfect farewell gift  Aug 18, 3:36 pm
Colombo, Aug.18 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene received a perfect send-off from international cricket, when his team mates trounced Pakistan in the second and final Test match of the series by 105 runs in Colombo on Monday.
Lanka beat Pak by 105 runs in second Test to win series  Aug 18, 3:05 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene got a fitting farewell from Test cricket as his side won the two-match series against Pakistan.
Day Four: Pak trail Lanka by 144 with three wickets remaining in second Test  Aug 17, 6:21 pm
Colombo, Aug 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka managed to score 282 all out in their second innings and lead Pakistan by 144 runs at the end of day four of the second Test at Senhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Chennai protesters demand boycott of Sri Lanka Defence meet by India  Aug 17, 3:33 pm
Chennai, Aug 17 (ANI): Workers of Chennai's Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) party today staged a protest demanding that India should boycott the Defence meet scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka between August 18 and August 20.
Pak trail Lanka by 177 at end of day 3 of second Test  Aug 16, 7:14 pm
Colombo, Aug 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka dismissed Pakistan's batting line up on day three of the second Test and piled up a 177 run lead over the tourists for the loss of two wickets after they went in to bat at the end of the first innings.
Sharjeel Khan aiming to perform well against Lanka as squad leaves for ODI series  Aug 16, 1:58 pm
Karachi, Aug 16 (ANI): Pakistani opener Sharjeel Khan revealed that he is looking forward to performing well against Sri Lanka in the three-match ODI series, as the squad departed on Friday for the Jinnah International Airport.
Pak trail Lanka by 76 with four wickets remaining at end of day two of second Test  Aug 15, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug 15 (ANI): Pakistan put up a fine batting display while chasing Sri Lanka's 320 all out and trail the hosts by 76 runs at the end of day two with four wickets remaining in the first innings of the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club.
Madugalle first ICC match referee to reach 150-Test landmark  Aug 15, 4:48 pm
Dubai, Aug.15 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain and ICC Chief Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle became the first member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees to reach the 150-mark in Tests when he took the field to officiate in the fifth and final Test between England and India on Friday at The Oval.
Pak pacers restrict Lankans to 261 for 8 in Colombo Test  Aug 14, 7:08 pm
Colombo, Aug.14 (ANI): Sri Lanka scored 261 for the loss of eight wickets against Pakistan on Day One of the second Test being played at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) ground here.
Pakistan team management yet to review video clips of Ajmal's deliveries  Aug 14, 2:35 pm
Karachi, Aug 14 (ANI): Video clips of deliveries of off-spinner Saeed Ajmal are yet to be reviewed by the Pakistan team management as the ICC reported him for a suspect bowling action after the first Test of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka in Galle.
Mathews says cricketers like Jayawardene come around 'rarely'  Aug 14, 1:10 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (ANI): Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said that cricketers like Mahela Jayawardene come around very rarely and younger players in the team have a lot to learn from his fighting attitude.
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