Sri Lanka

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

Not desperate for milestones, says Kohli after India's record win

Virat Kohli on Sunday said he is not desperate for milestones after his unbeaten 166 helped India crush Sri Lanka by 317 runs and record the highest ever victory margin in a one-day international.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

Lanka gets 6 more months to repay BB’s $200m

Bangladesh Bank yesterday granted Sri Lanka’s request to be given six more months to repay a $200 million loan due to the prolonging of its economic crisis. 

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

Three literary walks: Nilanjana Roy, Shehan Karunatilaka, Daisy Rockwell

With a Books page you're creating a running history of the ideas and the parallel history or the imagination of a country.

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

'Suryakumar makes batting easier for team mates'

The impact of Suryakumar Yadav's incendiary shotmaking makes batting easier for his India teammates, captain Hardik Pandya said after the team's T20 series victory against Sri Lanka in Rajkot.

January 3, 2023
January 3, 2023

Vaas excited for first stint as BPL coach

Former Sri Lanka pacer Chaminda Vaas mentioned he was excited and looking forward to his first stint in the Bangladesh Premier League as coach of the Dhaka Dominators. 

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Storming Ibrahim sets Afghan record of 162 against Sri Lanka

Afghanistan opener Ibrahim Zadran smashed 162 to register his team's highest ever individual score, bringing the tourists to 313-8 against Sri Lanka in their final one-day international on Wednesday.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Bangladesh has learnt a lot from Sri Lanka’s woes

Sri Lanka is generally known for its quality education, healthcare, natural beauty and even migration policies and practices. But in recent times, the island nation has made the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

Sri Lanka players attended 16 parties during T20 World Cup!

Sri Lanka's cricket board on Tuesday announced an investigation into alleged misconduct by its players and officials during the T20 World Cup after a batsman was arrested in Australia on sexual assault charges.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Sri Lanka cricketer arrested in Sydney on sexual assault allegations

Sri Lankan cricket authorities said on Sunday that Danushka Gunathilaka, a member of their team for the T20 World Cup tournament in Australia, had been arrested in Sydney over an alleged sexual assault.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Lawyers say plagiarism claims over ‘The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida’ are unfounded

On October 4, this year’s Booker Prize winning author Shehan Karunatilaka posted on his social media that a claim has been made by a “journalist from Colombo” that the idea for his novel, The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida was “stolen”.