01 Jul 2015
Colombo: Ending months of speculation, Sri Lanka's vanquished former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced his return to electoral politics, saying he will lead an Opposition faction during the general elections in August.
29 Jun 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka needed little more than 26 overs to beat Pakistan for a series-levelling seven-wicket victory in the second test on Monday.
27 Jun 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka's President dissolved Parliament on Friday, a government spokesman said, in an effort to consolidate power and push through political reforms.
26 Jun 2015
Colombo: Pakistan were granted an extra review option today after being robbed of a wicket due to an apparent error by TV umpire Paul Reiffel during the second Test in Colombo.
28 Jun 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday ended speculation about his future, saying he will retire during the home series against India in August.
26 Jun 2015
Colombo: Kaushal Silva remained unbeaten after his eighth test fifty as Sri Lanka lost two wickets before overtaking Pakistan's paltry first innings total to reach 147 for three at lunch on day two of the second test at P Sara Oval on Friday.
25 Jun 2015
Colombo: Eight Indians were today off loaded from a Chennai-bound flight and arrested by Sri Lankan customs officials at the international airport here for allegedly smuggling 1.2 kg of gold to India by hiding it in their rectums.
22 Jun 2015
Chennai: Following the latest instance of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for the release of 31 such people along with their boats.
19 Jun 2015
Kaushal Silva held Sri Lanka's innings together with his second Test century as the hosts reached 273 for six wickets at lunch on the third day of the opening Test against Pakistan at Galle on Friday.
21 Jun 2015
Galle: Pakistan turned the tables on Sri Lanka in the first Test after Asad Shafiq hit a century to lead a remarkable rearguard action by the lower order on the fourth day on Saturday.