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PM Modi meets Lanka Prez Rajapaksa  Nov 26, 5:40 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit being held here.
Oz hoping to revive international cricket in Pak by sending women, army teams  Nov 25, 1:31 pm
Karachi, Nov 25 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Heyward has said that his country would send their top women and army cricketers by next year to Pakistan in a bid to revive international cricket in the Asian nation.
Russian naval ship arrives at Colombo Port on goodwill mission  Nov 25, 1:06 pm
Colombo, Nov.25 (ANI): The Russian naval ship " Yaroslav Mudriy " has arrived at Colombo Port on a goodwill visit, the Sri Lanka Navy said in a statement.
SAARC heads of government begin arriving for 18th summit meeting  Nov 25, 12:26 pm
Kathmandu, Nov.25 (ANI): Presidents of Sri Lanka and Afghanistan-Mahinda Rajapaksa and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai-have arrived here to attend the 18th Saarc summit.
Muralitharan urges ICC to 'define' chucking for spinners, pacers before judging legality  Nov 25, 12:12 pm
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to define 'chucking' in cricket and do it quickly.
'Unselectable' Finn claims last year's Ashes drubbing spurred him to become 'selectable' again  Nov 24, 4:58 pm
London, Nov 24 (ANI): England paceman Steven Finn has revealed that the 'unselectable' tag he earned during last winter's Ashes drubbing has spurred him on and motivated him to become selectable again.
Ramprakash tells 'underdogs' England batsmen to 'release shackles' ahead of WC  Nov 24, 4:40 pm
London, Nov 24 (ANI): England cricket team batting coach Mark Ramprakash has told the batsmen to release the shackles and play as underdogs to help produce a mentality of no-fear in the World Cup.
'Banned' Pak ace offspinner Ajmal eyeing WC return  Nov 24, 2:04 pm
Wellington, Nov 24 (ANI): Banned Pakistan bowler Saeed Ajmal is targeting a return to international cricket at the World Cup, but he believes that the crackdown on suspect actions is too strict.
Finn believes England could benefit from being labeled 'Underdogs'  Nov 23, 12:33 pm
London, November 23 (ANI): England paceman Steven Finn has stated that his team could benefit from entering the upcoming World Cup as underdogs as it would lead them to strive harder in the tournament.
Sri Lankan health minister defects from party to stand against President Rajapaksa  Nov 22, 4:56 pm
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena has announced that he is defecting from the party in order to stand against the President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the upcoming presidential elections.
Tendulkar congratulates Rohit Sharma for setting new ODI record  Nov 22, 12:06 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 22 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has congratulated fellow cricketer Rohit Sharma for scoring a record breaking 264 runs in a One- Day International (ODI) match against Sri Lanka on November 13.
Moeen Ali grabs opening spot against Sri Lanka A  Nov 21, 3:47 pm
London, November 21 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed that Moeen Ali will open the innings with the captain in the warm-up game against Sri Lanka A team ahead of the one-day series between the countries.
Cook seeks to settle score with Sri Lanka  Nov 21, 2:11 pm
Johannesburg, November 21 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that he is desperate to win the upcoming seven-match series against Sri Lanka as he seeks to settle scores for the team's home loss against Sri Lanka earlier this year.
TN fishermen on death row in Lanka return home, thank PM Modi  Nov 20, 8:29 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who returned home on Thursday after being incarcerated in a Sri Lankan prison, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for securing their release.
Congress refuses to give credit to BJP, PM Modi on Colombo releasing five Indian fishermen  Nov 20, 4:05 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday suggested that the release of five Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka happened because of the respect which India commands internationally, and therefore, refused to give credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Sri Lanka identified as one of 13 nations at risk of increased terrorist activity  Nov 20, 1:25 pm
London/Colombo, Nov.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka has been identified as one of the 13 countries that are at risk of increased terrorist activity from current levels in the 2014 Global Terrorism Index Report released on Wednesday.
Lara claims no one will be able to surpass Rohit Sharma's world record 264 in ODIs  Nov 20, 11:18 am
Sydney, Nov 20 (ANI): West Indies legend Brian Lara has said no one would be able to surpass India batsman Rohit Sharma's world record score of 264 in an ODI.
Sri Lanka releases five Tamil Nadu fishermen facing death sentence  Nov 20, 8:24 am
Colombo, Nov.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka has released the five Indian fishermen who were convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.
Heart-warming to hear that Sri Lanka released fishermen, says BJP  Nov 19, 7:02 pm
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday termed the release of five fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka as 'heart-warming', adding that the action will help improve the ties between the two countries.
Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka death row withdraw appeal  Nov 19, 1:22 pm
Colombo, Nov.19 (ANI): The five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka have reportedly withdrawn their appeal filed on behalf of them in Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal.
Two ministers resign from governments in Sri Lanka  Nov 19, 1:22 pm
Colombo, Nov.19 (ANI): Objecting to the holding of the presidential election and the general election on the same day, besides other issues, Sri Lanka's coalition party, the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), has withdrawn two of its ministers from the Mahinda Rajapaksa-led government.
'Recalled' Bopara raring to prove dropping was selectors' 'big mistake'   Nov 19, 11:46 am
London, Nov 19 (ANI): England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has aimed to show the national team the reason why he should not have been dropped last summer.
Harmison backs Finn to be man who makes difference to England's WC hopes  Nov 17, 1:18 pm
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Former England fast bowler Steve Harmison has tipped fast-medium bowler Steven Finn to be the man who would make a difference to the nation's World Cup and Ashes hopes.
Skipper Kohli smashes century as India wins Ranchi ODI  Nov 16, 9:31 pm
Ranchi, Nov. 16 (ANI): Virat Kohli hit a well-timed century of his career to steer India to victory in the fifth one-day international (ODI) against Sri Lanka. India won the series 5-0.
'Suspended' Ajmal still needs to work on bowling action for return to legal limits  Nov 16, 11:26 am
Johannesburg, Nov 16 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has revealed that their suspended ace off spinner Saeed Ajmal's suspect bowling action has improved substantially but he still needs to work to return to being within the legal limits.
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