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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.
India to take part in Defence Chiefs' Dialogue in Sri Lanka  Nov 16, 10:45 am
Colombo, Nov.16 (ANI): India will join seven other SAARC and ten ASEAN member nations at the inaugural South and Southeast Asian Nations (SASEAN) Defense Chiefs' Dialogue- 014 from November 27 to 29 in Colombo.
Rajapaksa charges Norway with funding LTTE  Nov 16, 9:31 am
Colombo, Nov.16 (ANI): President Mahinda Rajapaksa has charged Norway with funding the Liberation Tigers for Tamil Ealam (LTTE) terrorist group during the island's three-decade civil war, and demanded an investigation into the involvement of the former Norwegian Government.
Cook insists England has moved on from controversy over KP's autobiography  Nov 15, 2:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 15 (ANI): England cricket captain Alastair Cook has insisted that the controversy over sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen's autobiography had been well and truly in the past for his side ahead of their ODI series in Sri Lanka.
Cook declares England has never had better chance of WC success   Nov 15, 12:08 pm
London, Nov 15 (ANI): While insisting that he is the one to lead the squad to Cricket World Cup glory next year, England cricket team captain Alastair Cook has declared that the team would never have a better chance of success.
Vatican releases schedule for Pope's visit to Sri Lanka  Nov 15, 9:07 am
Vatican, Nov.15 (ANI): The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis' visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
Sri Lanka parliament extends term of committee on ethnic issue for six more months  Nov 15, 9:07 am
Colombo, Nov.15 (ANI): Sri Lanka's parliament has through a motion given its approval to extend the term of a Parliament Select Committee (PSC) that is formulating a political solution for the country's ethnic issue by a further six months.
Sri Lanka to import 50 K metric tons of rice from Bangladesh  Nov 15, 8:40 am
Colombo, Nov.15 (ANI): Sri Lanka will import 50,000 metric tons of rice from Bangladesh to ensure food security and control the escalating price of Sri Lankan's staple food.
Cricketing world gives Rohit Sharma's knock against Lanka a standing ovation  Nov 13, 10:44 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 13 (ANI): The cricketing world on Thursday gave Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's outstanding knock of 264 against Sri Lanka a standing ovation, with the Mumbai lad's innings propelling his team to a 153-run win.
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