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Indian migrants among others still unpaid by Qatar WC builders
London, July 29 : Workers from Nepal, Sri Lanka and India who moved to Qatar to build luxury offices for the 2022 World Cup organizers have reportedly not been paid 13 months' wages.
Proteas reclaim No 1 Test position on ICC leaderboard post Lanka ...
Johannesburg, July 29 : The South Africa Test team has reclaimed their number one Test position on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Championship after defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 in the two-match Test series in Colombo.
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen
Colombo, July 29 : The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 50 Indian fishermen for illegal poaching in its waters, a navy official said Tuesday.
Proteas win two-match series against Lanka as second Test ends in draw
Colombo, July 28 : The second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka ended in a draw after being affected by frequent showers of rain.
Proteas struggle against Lankan bowlers on final day of second Test
Colombo, July 28 : South Africa continue to struggle as they went in to bat on the final day of the second Test and have managed to put up just 59 runs so far for the loss of two wickets and still require 310 runs to defeat Sri Lanka.
Australia faces false imprisonment claims by Tamil asylum seekers
Sydney, July 28 : Over 150 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers, who were brought to mainland Australia after nearly a month Sunday, have claimed damages for false imprisonment in the high seas by the country's authorities, a media report said Monday.
Protect journalists, US tells Sri Lanka
Colombo, July 28 : The US Monday said it had urged Sri Lanka to take immediate steps to ensure the protection of journalists in the country.
Anaka reaches women's plate final in squash
Glasgow, July 28 : Indian squash player Anaka Alankamony earned a 3-1 win over Mihiliya Methsarani of Sri Lanka to enter the women's plate final at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.
Proteas requires 331 runs to beat Lanka in second Test
Colombo, July 27 : South Africa need 331 runs to defeat Sri Lanka with nine wickets remaining after day four of the second Test ended with the hosts piling up a total of 229 runs in their second innings on a day that saw rain and bad lighting conditions.
Lanka leads Proteas by 247 with seven wickets remaining on day 4 of ...
Colombo, July 27 : Sri Lanka lead South Africa by 247 runs with seven wickets remaining on the fourth day of the second Test at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Amla's unbeaten 107 keeps Proteas' hopes alive on third day of second ...
Colombo, July 26 : South Africa captain Hashim Amla has kept his team's hopes alive in the first innings of their second Test against Sri Lanka as he battles on with just four wickets remaining.
Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of ...
Colombo, July 26 : Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.
Proteas get off to poor start after rounding up Lanka at 421 on day ...
Colombo, July 25 : South Africa has already lost a wicket as they went in to bat on the second day of the second Test after the visitors' bowlers knocked out Sri Lanka for an overall score of 421 in a total of 121 overs and three balls at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Ajmal says will try to play lead role to help Pak beat Lanka in ...
Karachi, July 25 : Veteran Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he would try to play the lead role in helping his side to beat Sri Lanka in their forthcoming Test series.
Proteas trail by 324 runs behind Lanka as day two of second Test ...
Colombo, July 25 : At the end of the second day, South Africa trail Sri Lanka by 324 runs with 7 wickets remaining in the first inning of the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers ...
Johannesburg, July 24 : Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is underway at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
Lanka off to slow start on first day of second Test against Proteas
Colombo, July 24 : Sri Lanka got off to a slow start on the first day of their second Test against South Africa at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, and have so far lost three wickets.
Allow UN investigators into India: Jayalalithaa
Chennai, July 24 : UN officials probing human rights violations in Sri Lanka must be given visas to visit India, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Thursday.
Niroshan Dickwella included in Sri Lanka Test squad
Colombo, July 23 : Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the second and final Test against South Africa which starts at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground here Thursday.
Thirimanna to lead Sri Lanka cricket team at Asiad
Colombo, July 23 : Left handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanna will skipper the Sri Lanka cricket team at the Asian Games to be held at Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.
PM urged to secure fishermen's release from Sri Lanka
Chennai, July 23 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custoday.
Waqar counting on Ajmal for Sri Lanka series
Karachi, July 22 : Pakistan's national team head coach Waqar Younis is reportedly banking on ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal to win the series against Sri Lanka.
Steyn credits coach Donald for 'red-hot run'
Johannesburg, July 22 : South African fast bowler Dale Steyn credits Coach Allan Donald for the outstanding match figures of 9 wickets for 99 runs against Sri Lanka.
CSA didn't want Philander's tempering footage to be broadcast
Johannesburg, July 22 : South Africa reportedly put pressure on broadcaster Ten Sports to not show Vernon Philander's ball-tampering footage in the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Jayalalithaa opposes buoys on India-Sri Lanka sea boundary
Chennai, July 22 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa urged the central government to pursue the idea of sustainable fishing by Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen and disagreed with a proposal to instal buoys to demarcate the international maritime boundary.
Sri Lanka seizes 100 kg heroin smuggled from Pakistan
Colombo, July 22 : Sri Lanka seized a major heroin consignment smuggled from Pakistan, the customs department said Tuesday.
Steyn rates match-winning Galle Test performance among his best
Johannesburg, July 21 : South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has rated his performance in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka among his best and has said that former fast bowling great Allan Donald's videos inspired him ahead of the series-opener.
Steyn charges Proteas to 153-run victory against Lanka in first Test
Colombo, July 20 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.
Jacqueline Fernandez excited about 'Bangistan' special appearance
Mumbai, July 20 : Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez is excited about her next project "Bangistan", a film about two terrorists.
South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win in Galle Test after post-tea ...
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 : South Africa on Saturday declared their second innings at 206-6 at tea on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, and set the hosts a victory target of 370 runs.