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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.
Lanka get off to strong start in 370-run chase against South Africa ...
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 : Sri Lanka on Saturday got off to a strong start in their second innings against South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test in Galle, scoring 110 for the loss of Upal Tharanga's wicket.
Steyn claims five wickets against Lanka to put Proteas in drivers seat
Johannesburg, July 19 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn claimed five wickets as the visitors seized control on the third of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
ICC fines Proteas' Philander 75 percent match fee for ball tampering
London, July 19 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has fined South African bowler Vernon Philander 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the Test match in Sri Lanka.
Philander fined for ball tampering
Dubai, July 19 : South Africa's Vernon Philander was fined 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the third day's play in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
'No Sri Lankans on crashed MH17'
Colombo, July 19 : There was no Sri Lankan passport holder found in Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 which crashed in east Ukraine Thursday, an official said.
Steyn puts South Africa in command over Lanka in Galle Test with ...
Galle, July 18 : South Africa was in a dominant position on day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka, having snared nine wickets of the hosts for 283 runs.
Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancee
Colombo, July 18 : Four persons were convicted on Friday by a court in Sri Lanka for the murder of a British aid worker and the gang rape of his Russian fiancee.
Sri Lanka court jails British tourist's murderers
Colombo, July 18 : A Sri Lankan court Friday held the main suspects arrested over the murder of a British tourist guilty and sentenced them to 20 years imprisonment.
Cricket greats insist Buttler only had himself to blame for 'Mankad' ...
Johannesburg, July 17 : Some of cricket legends have reportedly insisted that England's Jos Buttler had only himself to blame for his 'Mankad' dismissal against Sri Lanka.
Proteas put up 455 as day two of second Test concludes at Galle
Colombo, July 17 : The day two of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa concluded with the visitors putting up an impressive 455 runs at Galle International Stadium.
Sri Lanka tells foreign experts to aid war probe
Colombo, July 17 : Sri Lanka Thursday named three internationally acclaimed experts to advice a local commission tasked to probe civilian deaths during the war between the Tamil Tigers and the military.
SL Navy arrests 13 Indian fishermen for cross-border fishing
Rameswaram, Jul 17 : Sri Lankan navy detained 13 Indian fishermen and confiscated their three mechanised trawlers for allegedly violating the maritime boundary of Island nation, last night.
Colombo panel on 'war missing' gets 18,000 complaints
Colombo, July 17 : A special commission appointed to investigate thousands of people who went missing during Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict has got about 18,000 complaints, an official said Thursday.
Proteas score 265 for 8 on Day 1 of Galle Test
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 16 : Hashim Amla-led South Africa scored 268 for the loss of five wickets on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
Lankan opposition leader Wickremesinghe calls for Rajapaksa Govt. to ...
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 16 : Sri Lanka's opposition United National Party leader Ranil Wickremeisnghe has said that the country cannot overcome lawlessness until a well-organised struggle by parties is arranged to overthrow what he called the dictatorial government of President ...