Sri Lanka
Sports  /  Published 17.01.21

Lanka play catch-up after Root double

England captain Joe Root scored a double century, but Sri Lanka began a spirited fightback to close Day III of the first Test in Galle on 156/2 in their second innings, trailing the visitors by 130 ru...
By Agencies in Galle

Sports  /  Published 15.01.21

Bess puts Lanka on backfoot

England captain Joe Root struck his 50th Test fifty to put them in a strong position on the first day of the opening Test after off-spinner Dom Bess took five wickets as the visitors bowled out Sri La...
By Reuters in Galle

India  /  Published 07.01.21

India prods Lanka on Tamils

The 13th Amendment led to the creation of provincial councils but the promised devolution of power never took place. Last year, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told European Union envoys that ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 06.01.21

SA end Test drought with sweep

South Africa completed a 2-0 sweep against Sri Lanka as they strolled to a 10-wicket win on the third day of the second and final Test here at the Wanderers. South Africa knocked off the target of 67...
By Reuters in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 05.01.21

Lanka face uphill task to save Test

South Africa began to break down Sri Lanka’s resistance late on the second day of the second and final Test on Monday and the visitors now have a tough job to save the match and the series. Sri...
By Agencies in Johannesburg


Sports  /  Published 04.01.21

Quicks put South Africa in control

Sri Lanka crashed to 157 all out on the first day of the second Test versus South Africa, finding no respite after losing the series opener heavily. South Africa’s quicks ripped through the Sri...
By Agencies in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 29.12.20

South Africa gain control over Sri Lanka

Faf du Plessis (199) fell perilously short of a double-century, but helped South Africa to be on the driving seat in the first Test versus Sri Lanka at the SuperSport Park. His career-best knock, alo...
By Agencies in Centurion

Sports  /  Published 28.12.20

South Africa's strong reply against Sri Lanka

South Africa overcame a little bit of stutter to be on course for a first-innings lead over Sri Lanka in the opening Test here at the SuperSport Park. At stumps on Day II, South Africa were 317 for f...
By Agencies in Centurion

Sports  /  Published 27.12.20

Lanka well placed after twin fifties

Sri Lanka rode half-centuries from former captain Dinesh Chandimal (85) and Dhananjaya de Silva (79 retired hurt) to be well placed at 340 for six on Day I of the first Test versus South Africa here a...
By Agencies in Centurion

Sports  /  Published 12.12.20

Sri Lanka rest for Ben and Jofra

All-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer have been rested for England’s two-Test tour of Sri Lanka in January, but both will return for the series in India the following month. The d...
By Reuters in London


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