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Hales, Root combine to put England in command in second Test  May 27, 10:57 pm
Durham, May. 27 (ANI): Opener Alex Hales and Joe Root scored half centuries each to put England in a commanding position against Sri Lanka at stumps on the opening day of the second Test here at the Riverside Ground on Friday.
Woakes replaces injured Stokes for second Test against Lanka  May 26, 9:54 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): England skipper Alastair Cook has confirmed that all-rounder Chris Woakes will replace injured Ben Stokes for the second Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka, which is to be held from Friday at Riverside Ground.
Post-flood recovery work begins in Lanka  May 26, 1:37 pm
Colombo, May 26 (ANI): With 101 people dead in the floods and landslides in Sri Lanka and another 100 still missing or presumed dead, the Lankan Army along with other government agencies has begun clearing works as flood waters recede.
Australia use missile-guided technology to bolster bowling   May 26, 12:20 pm
London, May.26 (ANI): With an aim to reduce injuries and enhance performance of the country's pacemen, Australian cricket team have been using the 'torpedo technology', which is more commonly used in military settings, for their upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
Flood death toll in Lanka rises to 101  May 25, 5:28 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Flood waters have started receding in Sri Lanka's Central province and other areas, even as the death toll has risen to 101, the Disaster management Center (DMC) has said in its latest report.
Lankan Prez to leave for Japan today to attend G7 Summit  May 25, 2:02 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Japan today to participate in the G7 Summit.
Back injury forces Chameera to end England tour   May 24, 11:21 am
London, May.24 (ANI): Sri Lanka have dealt another major blow as fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera was on Tuesday ruled out of the England tour with a back injury.
Australia recall Henriques, fit-again Starc for Sri Lanka tour  May 24, 10:09 am
Melbourne, May.24 (ANI): All-rounder Moises Henriques and fit-again Mitchell Starc have earned a recall in the 15-man squad announced for the forthcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.
Death toll in Lanka rises to 92  May 24, 12:09 am
Colombo, May 24 (ANI): With the Sri Lanka Army recovering seven more bodies from the landslide site in Aranayake in Kegalle district, the death toll from the flash floods and landslides rose to 92
Lankan Prez declares flood-hit areas as 'high security zones'  May 24, 12:02 am
Colombo, May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared all floods and landslide affected areas as 'High Security Zones' and instructed the newly-established special Environmental Relief Task Force officials to mark those areas accordingly.
Illegal constructions cause for flooding along Kelani River: Lankan Irrigation Department  May 23, 5:20 pm
Colombo, May 23(ANI): Sri Lanka's Department of Irrigation has said that major cause for the constant threat of flooding along the Kelani River Valley is due to improper and illegal constructions.
Knee injury forces Ben Stokes out of second Test against Sri Lanka  May 23, 2:41 pm
London, May.23 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the second Test match against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street with a knee injury, while Chris Woakes was added to the 12-man squad.
Nathan Lyon considering reunion with spin legend Murali   May 23, 1:47 pm
Johannesburg, May.23 (ANI): Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has expressed that he is keen to reunite with spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan for more bowling advice when his side travel to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series in July.
UN to continue supporting Lankan in disaster relief  May 23, 12:48 am
Colombo, May 23(ANI): Spokesperson for United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Stephane Dujarric has said the body will continue to support the Sri Lankan Government in its efforts to respond to disaster relief.
Lankan Police arrests 15 people for looting  May 22, 6:02 pm
Colombo, May 22(ANI): The Sri Lankan Police have arrested 15 people from several flood-hit areas in the island suspected of looting the people affected by the disaster.
Mathews rues batting failure after `embarrassing` loss to England   May 22, 1:39 pm
Leeds, May.22 (ANI): Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews was left to rue the failure of his inexperienced batting line-up to adjust to swing condition after crashing to a massive innings and 88-run defeat to England inside three days in the opening Test match inside at Headingley.
Nepal extends 100,000 dollars to Lanka for relief operations  May 21, 6:29 pm
May 21, Kathmandu, May(ANI): The Nepal government has extended an assistance of US dollars of 100,000 to Sri Lanka for the relief operations in the disasters-hit zones.
Lanka donates a replica of Avukana Buddha to Telangana  May 21, 2:23 pm
Colombo, May 21(ANI): Sri Lanka has donated a replica of the Avukana Buddha statue to India's Telangana state. It will be installed in a Buddhist themed park.
Lankan landslide death toll rises to 64, 131 missing  May 21, 1:32 pm
Colombo, May 21(ANI):Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains with gale force winds in Sri Lanka have left 64 people dead, 131 missing and over 319,000 displaced from homes while over a 4,27,000 people are affected by the adverse weather, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said today.
Lankan Army ends search for landslide victims, focused on relocation and relief  May 21, 12:51 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 21 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Army on Saturday called of search operations in landslide hit areas of the country, and said that it was now focused on relocation of survivors and providing relief to those affected by the natural calamity.
Herath impressed by Yasir Shah's bowling prowess  May 21, 11:46 am
Karachi, May 21 (ANI): Sri Lankan veteran spinner Rangana Herath has lavished praise on Yasir Shah, insisting that his Pakistani counterpart is a complete package as a bowler.
England enforce follow-on after feeble Lanka fold for 91  May 20, 11:40 pm
Leeds, May.20 (ANI): England decided to enforce the follow-on at Headingley after bowling out an inexperienced Sri Lankan batting line-up for mere 91 on the second day of the opening Test on Friday.
Two Indian Navy ships deployed for assistance in Sri Lanka  May 20, 9:37 pm
Kochi, May 20 (ANI): With the cyclone 'Roanu' wreaking havoc in Sri Lanka, India has deployed two warships - INS Sutlej and INS Sunayna - with relief materials, including inflatable rafts, potable water, medical supplies, clothing and other provisions necessary for disaster relief operations.
India extending relief to Lanka to battle torrential rains  May 20, 4:25 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): India is extending help and relief to Sri Lanka, which is battling torrential rains and landslides that have caused significant devastation and loss of life.
India rushes naval ships with relief materials to cyclone-hit Lanka  May 20, 9:47 am
Kochi (Kerala), May 20 (ANI): India on Friday rushed two naval ships with relief materials to cyclone-hit Sri Lanka.