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SAFF Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-0, face Maldives in semifinal


December 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India kept alive their hopes of defending the SAFF Cup football title after qualifying for the semifinals with a clinical 3-0 win over Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka squad for Australia ODIs, Twenty20 announced


July 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday announced a 20-member squad to play in the five One-Day Internationals (ODI) and two Twenty20 cricket matches against Australia next month without ... Read more...

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Anti-UN protestors to go on hunger strike in Sri Lanka


July 8th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 8 (DPA) Protests outside the UN office in Sri Lanka against a human rights abuse enquiry entered the third day Thursday, as some demonstrators decided to go on a hunger ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka ODI tri-nation series


January 8th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 8 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the fourth One-day International of the tri-nation series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka opt to bowl against Bangladesh


January 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 8 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in the fourth One-day international of the tri-nation series at the Sher-e-Bangla National ... Read more...

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Jayasuriya dropped from Sri Lankan squad


December 30th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 30 (IANS) Veteran Sanath Jayasuriya has been dropped from the Sri Lankan squad for the Bangladesh tri-nation series after his poor performance in India. The world's most experienced ODI batsman, ... Read more...

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Lankan astrologer arrested after predicting President’s exit


June 27th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, June 27 (ANI): A popular Sri Lankan astrologer has been arrested after predicting that President Mahinda Rajapaksa, would be ousted from office and replaced by his own Prime Minister by September. ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan conflict spills over into Australia


May 18th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (DPA) An acid attack on two Sinhalese students in Sydney allegedly perpetrated by Tamils showed racial tension between Sri Lanka's major ethnic groups had spilled over into Australia, a ... Read more...

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Ageing Jayasuriya among Sri Lanka’s probables for T20 World Cup


April 4th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 4 (IANS) An ageing Sanath Jayasuriya is among the 30 probables in the Sri Lankan squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in June in England. Jayasuriya, who will be touching ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers bounce back, thanks to Sri Sri


March 21st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) Bruised and shaken by the terror attack in Pakistan, Sri Lankan cricketers are breathing easy after undergoing yoga and meditation taught by Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi ... Read more...

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Pathan brothers blitz past Sri Lankans (Lead)


February 11th, 2009 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 10 (IANS) India's Pathan brothers - Irfan and Yousuf - scripted a dramatic turnaround leading to a thrilling three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the one-off Twenty20 match here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, Twenty20


February 11th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 10(IANS)Scoreboard of the Twenty20 match between India and Sri Lanka at Premadasa Stadium here Tuesday:Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan c Raina b Ishant 61 Sanath Jayasuriya c Ishant b ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka Invitation XI


August 15th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 15 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of India's warm-up cricket match against Sri Lanka invitation XI here Friday. Scoreboard India Gautam Gambhir c Fernando b Welagedara 31 Virat Kohli c C. Silva ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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