Sri Lanka reimposes ban on sale of alcohol to women
Colombo, Jan 16 : Sri Lanka's Cabinet on Tuesday unanimously decided to withdraw two gazette notifications which would enable women to buy alcohol and work in shops selling or manufacturing alcohol beverages, and extending the business hours of liquor shops across the island, a minister said.
Lakmal named Lanka vice-captain for B'desh Tests Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jan. 13 : Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been named as the vice-captain of the 16-man Sri Lanka squad for the two-match Test series against Bangladesh, beginning January 31 at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
Sri Lanka lifts ban on alcohol sales to women
Colombo, Jan 11 : Sri Lanka has lifted a ban on selling alcohol to women and prohibiting women from working in places where alcohol is manufactured or sold, the Sri Lankan Ministry of Mass Media and Finance said on Thursday.
LTTE financiers trial begin in Switzerland
Bern, Jan 9 : The trial of 13 financiers accused of funneling over 15 million Swiss francs (USD 15 million) to the now vanquished Sri Lankan rebel group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), began at the Federal Criminal Court of Switzerland.
Anamul, Mithun named in Bangladesh's ODI squad Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan 7 : Batsman Anamul Haque, who last played a One-Day International (ODI) in the 2015 World Cup, has been named in Bangladesh's ODI squad for the first two matches of tri-series at home against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.
Rahul, Rohit rise in ICC T20I rankings
Dubai, Dec 25 : Indian batsmen Lokesh Rahul and Rohit Sharma have made substantial gains in the Twenty20 International (T20I) rankings following India's 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka.
MSD is the No. 1 wicket-keeper in the world: Prasad Mumbai , Dec 24 : Chief selector of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) MSK Prasad on Sunday praised Indian wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni's recent performances in the ongoing Sri Lankan series.
Shastri eyes South Africa series after Sri Lanka whitewash
Mumbai, Dec 24 : Praising his wards for the victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) here, India coach Ravi Shastri asserted on Sunday that the series win has injected much-needed confidence in the team ahaead of next month's tour of South Africa.