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Bhanuka Rajapaksa Takes Retirement U-turn, He Wants To Play For Sri Lanka 'For Years To Come'

Jan 13, 2022 PTI

Bhanuka Rajapaksa had tendered his letter of resignation to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on January 3. However, after meeting the Sri Lankan Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa recently, the southpaw has changed his mind.

Live Streaming Of Lanka Premier League 2021 Final: Watch Jaffna Kings Vs Galle Gladiators Title Clash Live

Dec 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Check match and telecast details of Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2021 final between Jaffna Kings vs Galle Gladiators. This is a repeat of the last season's final. Jaffna are the holders.

Mahela Jayawardene, Former Captain, Handed Bigger Responsibilities At Sri Lanka Cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket appointed Mahela Jayawardene as a consultant coach for the national teams. Currently, he is helping the Sri Lanka side as they prepare for next year’s ICC U-19 World Cup to be held in West Indies.

Sri Lanka: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Suspends Parliament, Goes Singapore

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

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.

Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa Suspends Parliament, Flies To Singapore Unscheduled

Sri Lankan Parliament, whose session was ended by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday, was originally set to convene on January 11. It will now convene on January 18. The president went to Singapore on an unscheduled visit.

08 December, 2021

Lanka Premier League: Elephant Kills Two Sri Lanka Cricket Staff Members


The incident happened on Tuesday night outside Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, located at Sooriyawewa in Hambantota, when the staff members were heading home on a motorcycle after work.

08 December, 2021

Pakistan Mob Lynching: Sri Lankan Minister Demands Apology From Pakistan Minister For Insensitive Remarks


After the Pakistani Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said that murders take place when young people get emotional, the Sri Lankan minister said that this remark justifies such killings.

06 December, 2021

Lanka Premier League: Security Increased After Lynching Of Sri Lankan In Pakistan


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.

30 November, 2021

SL Vs WI, 2nd Test: West Indies 69/1 After Dismissing Sri Lanka For 204 On Day 2

Associated Press (AP)

When Day 2's play was called off, West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite was on 22 and Nkhrumah Bonner on 1. The tourists trailed Sri Lanka by 135 runs with nine wickets in hand.

30 November, 2021

Arjuna Ranatunga, Former Sri Lanka Cricket Captain, Quits United National Party


In a letter to UNP leader and former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday, Arjuna Ranatunga said the UNP has not managed to revive and rebrand itself after the recent electoral losses, which led him to resign.

30 November, 2021

SL Vs WI, 2nd Test, Day 2: Rain Forces Early Stumps; Windies 69/1 In Reply To Sri Lanka's 204 - Highlights

Jayanta Oinam

On yet another rain-affected day in Galle, Sri Lanka collapsed from 113/1 to 204 all out. West Indies were 69/1 at the close of play on Day 2 of the second Test. Catch highlights.


29 November, 2021

SL Vs WI, 2nd Test Day 1: Bad Light Forces Early Stumps, Sri Lanka 113/1

Associated Press (AP)

Play on Day 1 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies a Galle International Stadium was suspended because of bad light in the 35th over. Sri Lanka won the first match by 187 runs.

22 November, 2021

SL Vs WI, 1st Test: Rain Plays Spoilsport As West Indies Finish Day 3 At 224/9 Against Sri Lanka, Trail By 162 Runs - Highlights

Koushik Paul

Starting the day at 113/6, Jason Holder (36), Kyle Mayers (45) and Rakheem Cornwall (39) helped West Indies avoid the follow-on against Sri Lanka before rain gods opened up.

22 November, 2021

SL Vs WI, 1st Test, Day 2: Ramesh Mendis Leaves West Indies Tottering At 113/6 - Highlights

Priya Nagi

In reply to Sri Lanka's 386, West Indies were struggling at 113/6 at stumps on Day 2 of the first Test in Galle. Catch highlights and cricket scores of the SL Vs WI cricket match.

10 November, 2021

Lanka Premier League Player Draft: Chris Gayle, Faf Du Plessis, Shoaib Malik Picked - Full Squad List


A total of 600 players, including 300 overseas and 300 Sri Lankan cricketers, have registered for the Lanka Premier League 2021 player draft.

05 November, 2021

Lanka Premier League T20: Chris Gayle, Irfan Pathan, Shahid Afridi Register For LPL 2021 Player Draft

Outlook Web Bureau

The draft for the second edition of the fledgling T20 cricket league in Sri Lanka, which was scheduled to be held on November 5, has however been rescheduled.

12 October, 2021

Army Chief MM Naravane On Four Day Visit To Sri Lanka, Security Ties On Upswing

Outlook Web Desk

General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff is visiting Sri Lanka after a recent visit by foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. India and Sri Lanka are carrying out a mega military exercise, 'Mitra Shakti' with a focus on enhancing counter-terror cooperation.


04 October, 2021

How India-Lanka Ties Transformed Despite China’s Looming Economic Presence In The Island Nation

Seema Guha

India-Sri Lanka ties have come a long way since the time when Colombo played the China Card.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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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