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Sri Lanka score consolation 3-wicket win in third ODI
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated India by three wickets in the third and final One-day International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday night. India had collapsed for 225 from 147/3, leaving the task easy for the host who rode on Avishka Fernando's 76 (98 balls) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa's 65 (56 balls). The match had been reduced to 47-overs-a-side due to rain. India, however, won the series 2-1.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India trip on Sri Lankan spinners, get bowled out for 225
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Coach Rahul Dravid's decision to field five ODI debutants, three of whom could bat, failed to pay off as India were bowled out for 225 in the 44th over in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: Buoyant India look to sweep series against SL (Preview)
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) After managing to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, the Indian limited-overs team is primed to sweep the ODI series 3-0 when it takes on Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in second ODI
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka have been fined 20 percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate during their loss in the second ODI against India on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
My batting should give confidence to top-order batsmen: Chahar (Ld)
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Indian pace bowler Deepak Chahar, who hit an unbeaten 69 to help India win the second ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday, said on Thursday that he is not too concerned by the tag of all-rounder or selection to the T20 World Cup squad but remains focussed on improving his batting and taking chases down to the last over.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
My job is to bat, not be bothered by all-rounder's tag: Chahar
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Indian pace bowler Deepak Chahar, who hit an unbeaten 69 to help India win the second ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday, has said that he is not too concerned with the tag of all-rounder or selection to the T20 World Cup squad but he will continue to keep working hard on his batting as he usually does.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
No need to make an issue out of it: Arthur on scolding Shanaka
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur steered clear of suggestions that he scolded skipper Dasun Shanaka in front of the camera.
2021-07-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL Muslim women allowed to get married under regular law
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Breaking the archaic 1951 law, the Sri Lanka Cabinet has allowed Muslim women to get married under ordinary law - the Marriage Registration Ordinance in Sri Lanka,.
2021-07-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sinopharm vaccine highly efficient against Delta variant: Study
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Researchers from one of Sri Lanka's leading universities, the Sri Jayewardenepura University, have found that China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine is highly efficient against the Delta variant which has become the dominant variant across the world.
2021-07-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Politics
2nd ODI: Chahar's fighting 69 helps India win match, series (Ld)
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Pace bowler Deepak Chahar hammered 69 off 82 deliveries and shared an unbeaten 84-run partnership for the eighth wicket with Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bring India back from the dead and win the second One-day International by three wickets for an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2021-07-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
2nd ODI: Chahar takes India to thrilling 3-wicket win
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Pace bowler Deepak Chahar hammered 69 off 82 deliveries and shared an unbeaten 84-run partnership for the eighth wicket to bring India back from the dead and win the second One-day International by three wickets and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
2021-07-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka score 275/9 in 50 overs against India
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Chamika Karunaratne's unbeaten 44 off 33 balls towards the end of the innings took Sri Lanka to 275 for nine in their allotted 50 overs against India in the second One-day International here at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-07-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL health experts warn of further spread of Delta variant
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) Sr Lankan health experts have warned that the Delta variant, which was detected in the country recently, may cause havoc in the weeks ahead, local media reported.
2021-07-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
More animals in SL zoo suspected to have contracted Covid
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) After two lions in Sri Lanka's Dehiwala Zoo had tested positive for Covid-19 last month, now two chimpanzees and two orangutans were suspected to be infected with the virus, Wildlife Protection State Minister Wimalaweera Dissanayake said
2021-07-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Riding on spin duo & young batsmen, India look to seal series (Preview, 2nd ODI)
Colombo, July 19 (IANS) India's limited-overs team, which won the first ODI against Sri Lanka here on Sunday comprehensively by seven wickets, will look to seal the three-game series in the second ODI here on Tuesday.
2021-07-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Dhawan, Kishan help India thrash Sri Lanka (ld)
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan struck an unbeaten 86 in his first match as Indian team skipper and Ishan Kishan blasted 59 off 42 balls on ODI debut as India thrashed hosts, Sri Lanka, by seven wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series here on Sunday.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Dhawan (86*) helps India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) A good bowling and batting display helped Shikhar Dhawan's India thrash hosts Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series here on Sunday.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: India restricts Sri Lanka to 262/9
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) India restricted hosts Sri Lanka to a modest 262 for nine wickets in the first ODI here on Sunday. Deepak Chahar (2/37), Yuzvendra Chahal (2/52) and Kuldeep Yadav (2/48) played a key role in preventing the hosts from capitalising on playing first and posting an imposing total.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Ind vs SL: Sanju Samson ruled out of first ODI due to sprained ligament
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Sanju Samson was on Sunday ruled out of the opening One-day International against Sri Lanka at the R. Premadasa Stadium due to a sprained ligament in his knee.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
First ODI: Sri Lanka elect to bat after winning toss vs India
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka have won the toss and opted to bat in the first One-day International against India at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday.
2021-07-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Will play the best XI, not focus on giving everyone chance: Skipper Dhawan (Ld)
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Skipper Shikhar Dhawan said having as many as six spinners in the Indian limited-overs squad here for the three ODIs and three T20Is against Sri Lanka does not mean everyone will get an opportunity and confirmed that only the best will get to play as the team is aiming to win both the series.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Ranatunga's 'second-string' jibe doesn't affect India: Captain Dhawan
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga's comments calling the Indian team in Sri Lanka second string does not bother skipper Shikhar Dhawan, who said that they are going for victory against a young Sri Lankan team.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Dravid's test as Indian senior team coach begins (Preview, 1st ODI)
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) After over two-and-a-half weeks of stay here without any competitive cricket, the Indian limited-overs team will finally get down to business in the first ODI on Sunday at the R Premadasa Stadium against Sri Lanka in what will be the first test for Rahul Dravid as coach of a senior national team.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL new captain says series against India without seniors a major challenge
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Newly appointed Sri Lanka ODI captain Dashun Shanaka said that the upcoming India series will be a big challenge as the team is playing without senior players.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL approves Sinovac for emergency use
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has approved the Chinese Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in the island nation.
2021-07-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Not prioritising limited-overs cricket over Tests: Bhuvi
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, vice-captain of Indian team here, said on Friday that he has not prioritised limited-overs cricket over Tests and is ready to play in whatever format he is asked to.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India yet to plan against unknown Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar (2nd Ld with SL squad news update)
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka, plagued by suspension of players due to breaching of Covid-19 protocol and injury withdrawals, are an unknown side that the Indian team here hasn't yet planned against, ahead of the six-match limited-overs series this month, said vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Friday.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Three uncapped players in Sri Lanka squad for India series
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Batsman Lahiru Udara, pace bowler Shiran Fernando and all-rounder Ishan Jayaratne - who are all uncapped -- have been included in a 25-member Sri Lanka squad for the six-match limited-overs series against India that begins on Sunday.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India yet to plan vs unknown Sri Lanka side: Bhuvneshwar (Ld)
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka, plagued by suspension of players due to breaching of Covid-19 protocol and injury withdrawals, are an unknown side that the Indian team here hasn't yet planned against ahead of the six limited-overs games this month, said vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Friday.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India yet to plan against unknown Sri Lankan side: Bhuvneshwar (Ld)
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka, plagued by suspension of players due to breaching of Covid-19 protocol and injury withdrawals, are an unknown quantity that the Indian team here hasn't yet planned against for the six limited-overs games this month, said vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Friday.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL top court to hear petition against selling Colombo's strategic lands on Sept 21
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka has fixed the hearing of a rights petition filed to stop selling lands in the strategic locations in Colombo to foreigners with Singapores Temasek Holdings model special purpose vehicle (SPV) company for September 21.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
We don't know this Sri Lankan team: Bhuvneshwar
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Ahead of Sunday's tour opening ODI, the Indian limited-overs team vice-captain and new-ball bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has termed the Sri Lankan team an unknown quantity that they haven't yet planned against.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Kusal Perera ruled out of India series due to injury
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Top Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the white-ball series against the Shikhar Dhawan-led India due to a right-shoulder sprain, according to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL administers highest number of Covid vaccines in a day
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's health authorities administered the highest number of Covid-19 vaccines in a single day with nearly 400,000 people inoculated, statistics from the Health Ministry revealed.
2021-07-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Want to learn patience, determination from Dravid: Rana, Sakariya
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) Batsman Nitish Rana and pace bowler Chetan Sakariya, who are in line to make India debut in the forthcoming limited-overs series in Sri Lanka, say they are looking to learn patience and determination from Rahul Dravid, who is the head coach of the Indian white-ball squad in Sri Lanka.
2021-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Looking to learn from coach Rahul Dravid: Padikkal
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) Young batsman Devdutt Padikkal, who is part of the Indian limited-overs team in Sri Lanka, says he is looking forward to spending time with coach Rahul Dravid and learn from him.
2021-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India in Sri Lanka: Half a dozen debut hopes
Colombo, July 14 (IANS) Though team coach Rahul Dravid has said that India's limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka may not throw up many new options for the T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in October-November, it may still prove to be a platform for some youngsters to cement their places in the India team in near future.
2021-07-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Pak expresses confidence on China, but says there are no free lunches
Colombo, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner for Sri Lanka Major General (Retd.) Muhammad Saad Khattak expressed confidence on China's support for his country but warns that countries like Sri Lanka and his own should be 'mindful about the support extended and taken from other countries'.
2021-07-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,National,Politics
Reveal 'grand conspiracy' behind Easter Sunday attack, SL Cardinal to Prez
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Colombo Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith on Tuesday slammed the Sri Lanka government, claiming that it is trying to sweep the truth relating to those responsible for the Easter Sunday attack under the carpet, and demanded the President to reveal the 'grand conspiracy theory behind the terror attack that had killed 269 people and injured over 500 on April 21, 2019.
2021-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
SL begins administering Sinopharm vax to teachers
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have started administering the Chinese Sinopharm vaccines against Covid-19 to teachers and school staff across the country, with an aim to re-open schools as soon as possible.
2021-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SL to compensate fishermen affected by burnt cargo ship
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government said it would compensate local fishermen who were affected by the burning of the X-Press Pearl container ship in May, from an interim claim of $40 million it hopes to claim from the vessel's operators.
2021-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Team India trains as SL battles Covid-19 (Ld with correction in body copy)
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Even as the ODI series against Sri Lanka has been deferred by five days, the Indian players are going ahead with their preparations for the series with usual intensity.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SL teachers stay away from online classes against arrest of activists
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan teachers on Monday stayed away from conducting online classes in protest against the arrest education activists using Covid-19 health directions.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sri Lanka receives 2 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Health Ministry on Sunday received 2 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines from China, leading to a total of 7.1 million Sinopharm doses arriving in the country since March.
2021-07-12
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Politics
SL Prez forwards plan to vaccinate majority citizens by Sep
Colombo, July 11 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has put forward a comprehensive mechanism for vaccinating a majority of the country's population against Covid-19 by September, a local media report said.
2021-07-11
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
176 turtles, 20 dolphins dead after cargo ship fire in SL
Colombo, July 11 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has confirmed that 176 turtles, four whales, and 20 dolphins had died and washed ashore on the country's beaches up to July 7 as a result of the burning of the X-Press Pearl container ship in May.
2021-07-11
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Sri Lanka relaxes Covid-19 restrictions
Colombo, July 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Saturday further relaxed Covid-19 restrictions and allowed to conduct weddings, funerals with limited capacity and opened cinemas and places of worship.
2021-07-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India-SL series hits Covid roadblock, stares at cancellation (2nd Ld)
Colombo, July 9 (IANS) India's tour of Sri Lanka has hit a roadblock after emergence of two Covid-19 positive cases in the home team's camp has delayed the start of the ODI series by at least four days, and left open the possibility of its cancellation if more cases occur.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India-SL ODI series hits Covid roadblock, stares at cancellation (Ld)
Colombo, July 9 (IANS) India's tour of Sri Lanka has hit a roadblock after emergence of two Covid-19 positive cases in the home team's camp has delayed the start of the ODI series by at least four days and there could be a possibility of its cancellation if more cases appear.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
To revive economy, SL President plans to vaccinate majority by Sept
Colombo, July 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa plans to vaccinate majority of the population against Covid-19 before September this year.
2021-07-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics