03 Aug 2015
Chennai: India ‘A’ coach Rahul Dravid, who spent some quality time with Test captain Virat Kohli advised him to make Virender Sehwag's unbeaten 201 at Galle (in 2008) against a rampaging Ajantha Mendis as a reference frame for facing the Sri Lankan tweakers this time round.
03 Aug 2015
Chennai: India Test captain Virat Kohli expressed his confidence in Ravichandran Ashwin's batting abilities and said that there is no reason why the Tamil Nadu tweaker can't be the allrounder that the Indian team is looking for in longer version.
03 Aug 2015
Chennai: Middle-order batsmen Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane yesterday said the time for giving excuses for India's mediocre performances in overseas Test matches is long over and the team is now ready to take up the challenges.
29 Jul 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka will look to prevent a clean sweep by Pakistan on the current tour when they clash in two Twenty20 internationals in Colombo on Thursday and Saturday.
01 Aug 2015
Chennai: His batting form has not been the best of late but an unfazed Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli today said he does not need to put in any extra effort on that front as he has always played with responsibility for the team.
07 Jul 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka have dropped test spinners Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal from their one-day squad for the five-match series against Pakistan starting on Saturday.
23 Mar 2015
Colombo: A large number of Tamils in Sri Lanka on Monday held demonstrations in the North and Eastern provinces, demanding an international probe into the alleged human rights violations during the last phase of war with the LTTE.
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.
18 Mar 2013
Sonia Gandhi is expected to unveil Congress' strategy on Monday in the backdrop of opposition flak over issues like the VVIP chopper deal, Italian marines and DMK threat to pull out of UPA on Sri Lankan Tamils problem.
02 Jun 2015
Rameswaram: Sri Lanka today arrested 15 fishermen from here for allegedly poaching in that country's waters near Katchatheevu, police said. All of them were taken to Talaimannar coast along with their three boats, police said quoting Fishermen's Association President Emirit and Sesuraja.