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Ashwin, Jadeja recalled for Test series against Lanka
Mumbai , Oct 23 : The Indian spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja been recalled in the 16-member national squad for the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka, beginning November 16 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

SriLankan Airlines receives prestigious Four Star rating by The ...
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: SriLankan Airlines added another feather to its cap by being honoured with a prestigious Four Star Rating by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) in the first ever airline industry rating programme based solely on feedback from passengers.

Sri Lankan Navy rescues seven Indians
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Oct 21 : The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday rescued a seven member Indian crew from a sinking vessel.

Top Pakistan player reports approach by bookie
Sharjah [United Arab Emirates], Oct.21 : A Pakistan cricketer, who is currently engaged in a one day international series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has reported an approach by a bookie to the anti-corruption unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends four Tamil Nadu fishermen
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) Oct 21 ANI: The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended four fishermen and seized one boat belonging to Thangachimadam, a central part of Rameswaram.

Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action for the third time
Dubai [UAE], Oct. 20 : Pakistan's off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Lankan players refusing Lahore visit to miss entire T20I series
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct 20 : The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has conveyed to the national selectors that the players, who will refuse to travel to Pakistan for the T20I in Lahore, will not be considered for the preceding two matches of the series to be played in Abu Dhabi.

Kaspersky Lab names Shrenik Bhayani as new General Manager for South ...
New Delhi , Oct. 18 : Global cyber-security company, Kaspersky Lab, has announced the appointment of Shrenik Bhayani as its new General Manager for the South Asia region covering India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives. Bhayani will join the company's Asia Pacific leadership ...

'Unfit' Mohammad Amir picked for Sri Lanka T20s
Karachi [Pakistan], Oct. 18 : Left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir, who has been struggling with a shin injury, has been named in the squad for the three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka.

Eight Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , October 17 : Eight Indian fishermen were on

Sarfraz Ahmed hopes Lanka will travel to Pakistan
Karachi [Pakistan], Oct 16 : Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed is hoping that Sri Lanka would travel to Lahore later this month for the scheduled third and final T20I to be held on October 29 at the Gaddafi Stadium.

India, Sri Lanka agree to find permanent solution to fishermen issue
New Delhi , Oct. 14 : India and Sri Lanka on Saturday agreed to find a permanent solution to the fishermen issue existing between the two countries.

Arrested Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy sent for police remand
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , October 12 : Five Indian fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy this morning, has been sent for police remand till October 25 by the Mannar Court.

Five Indian fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , October 12 : Five Indian fishermen, along with one mechanised boat, were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday, while they were fishing near the Delft Island.

Pakistan plummet to seventh spot in Tests
Dubai [UAE], Oct. 11 : Thirteen months after lifting the prestigious ICC Test Championship mace for topping the ICC Test Rankings, Pakistan slumped to the seventh spot after their home series defeat against Sri Lanka

ICC Women's Championship gets underway with Windies-Lanka series
Dubai [UAE], Oct 10 : The second edition of the ICC Women's Championship will get underway with the series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka from October 11 to October 15 in Trinidad.

Usman Khan replaces Mohammad Amir for Lanka ODIs
Karachi [Pakistan], Oct 9 : Injured Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has been replaced by Usman Khan Shinwari in the 15-member squad for the upcoming five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, beginning October 13 in the UAE.

'Injured' Mohammad Amir ruled out of Sri Lanka ODIs
Dubai [UAE], Oct. 8 : In a major blow to Pakistan, pacer Mohammad Amir has been ruled out of the ODI series against Sri Lanka due to a stress-related injury in the right shin.

Ties with China mainly economic, says ex-Sri Lankan navy chief
Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar) , Oct. 7 : Former Sri Lankan navy chief Vice Admiral (Retd.) Jayantha Perera on Saturday said relation between Sri Lanka and China are mainly economic, and added that Colombo would never compromise the national security of any other country.

No such issue of piracy in Indian Ocean: Ex-Sri Lankan navy chief
Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar) , Oct. 7 : Former Sri Lankan navy chief Vice Admiral (Retd.) Jayantha Perera on Saturday expressed concern about incidents of piracy, but said there is no piracy taking place in the Indian Ocean.

Azhar Ali rested for Sri Lanka ODIs
Karachi [Pakistan], Oct. 6 : Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali has been rested for the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka beginning October 13 in UAE.

Asad Shafiq 'determined to turn things around' against Lanka
Karachi [Pakistan], Oct. 6 : Pakistan batsman Asad Shafiq, who couldn't perform well in the Abu Dhabi Test against Sri Lanka, has insisted that he is determined to leave the disappointment behind and concentrate on the task in the second and final match starts in Dubai, beginning Friday.

Danushka Gunathilaka suspended for six matches due to misconduct
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct. 5 : Opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has been handed over a six-match suspension from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) due to misconduct.

Tamil Nadu: Sri Lankan Navy apprehends four Indian fishermen from ...
Paddukkottai (Tamil Nadu) , October 05 : The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday apprehended four Indian fishermen and seized a boat from the coast of Jegathapattinam in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai.

Malinga dropped for Pakistan ODIs due to poor form
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct 5 : Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has been left out of the 15-member ODI squad for the five-match series against Pakistan, beginning October 13 in Dubai.

BCCI announces fixtures for home series against Sri Lanka
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 03 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the schedule of Sri Lanka's tour of India, 2017.

Herath drives Sri Lanka to thrilling win in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi [UAE], Oct. 2 : Veteran spinner Rangana Herath picked up an 11-wicket haul as Sri Lanka pulled off a dramatic win over Pakistan in the first Test of the two-match series at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday.

Sri Lanka to begin packed India Tour from November 16
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 2 : Sri Lanka will be playing three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is over a period of 37 days on their tour to India.

Azhar Ali becomes 8th Pakistan cricketer to score 5, 000 Test runs
Abu Dhabi [UAE], Sept. 30 : Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali completed 5,000 runs in Test cricket on Day Three of the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday.

Azhar Ali's fight keeps Pakistan in hunt in Abu Dhabi Test
Abu Dhabi [UAE], Sept. 30 : Azhar Ali's fighting half century helped Pakistan to take control on the third day of the ongoing first Test of the two-match series against Sri Lanka at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday.