Sri Lanka Cricket informed that it decided to lift the one-year international ban on Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis after the request of the players.
Danushka Gunathilaka scored 299 runs, including two half-centuries and a career-best score of 61, across 8 Test matches he played. His last appearance for Sri Lanka in the format came in 2018.
Last month, India had expressed concern over the detention of 68 of its fishermen from Tamil Nadu by Sri Lankan authorities, and said the issue of their ‘early release’ has been taken up with the island nation.
Sri Lanka’s state oil entity and the Indian Oil Corporation’s local subsidiary have raised the prices of petrol and diesel amidst a severe foreign exchange crisis in the country even as the government said that negotiations are underway with India and Oman to work out credit lines for fuel purchases.
Sri Lanka Parliament was suspended by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, through an extraordinary gazette notification dated December 12, while he left for Singapore on an unscheduled visit.
A dozen of Pakistanis players, including Shoaib Malik, Mohammed Amir, Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Hafeez, are competing in the Lankan Pre ier League T20 tournament.
The weather bureau said a low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal that was indirectly responsible for the heavy rainfalls in the country is now moving towards southern India.
The booster rollout comes ahead of the government's plans to lift monthslong travel restrictions between provinces on Nov 1.
Not only did Warnapura led Sri Lanka in its maiden Test match in 1982 vs England, but he also scored the first run and faced the first ball for the island nation.
On Friday, Chief of Army Staff Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane witnessed the culmination of the exercise and lauded the troops of both contingents for their high standards of training and professionalism.
Catch highlights and cricket scores of the third and final T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Proteas won by 10 wickets.
Catch cricket scores of the second T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Proteas won by nine wickets.
Check match and telecast details of the first T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. Proteas lead the three-match series 1-0.
Despite Dinesh Chandimal's unbeaten 66, Sri Lanka could only manage 135/6 in reply to South Africa's 163/5. Catch highlights of SL vs SA first T20 international
Check match and telecast details of the first T20 International match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. SL won the preceding ODI series
Debutant Maheesh Theekshana starred with a four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 78 runs in the third ODI
Catch highlights and cricket scores of the third and final ODI match between Sri Lanka and South Africa
Check match and telecast details of the third and final ODI cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa. SL are looking for their first series win in eight years
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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