Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP is expected to win control of the 225-member Assembly by a comfortable margin, according to analysts.
Irfan Pathan could be one of the biggest attractions in the inaugural Lanka Premier League (LPL) as he is among the 70 foreign players who have expressed interest in competing in the event starting 28 August.
The IPL, scheduled from 29 March - 24 May, has been postponed indefinitely by the BCCI in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Board will only conduct the tournament when normalcy returns.
Will fist bump instead of shaking hands on Sri Lanka tour, says England captain Joe Root as scare around coronavirus grows
Root’s team were laid low by flu and gastroenteritis in South Africa and are cautious following the coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 3,000 people and infected more than 89,000 globally
Kane Williamson's bowling action found to be legal after assessment, can continue bowling in international cricket, says ICC
The right-handed batsman and occasional off-spinner came under scrutiny in Galle during a Test that Sri Lanka won by six wickets.
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action during first Test
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya have been reported for suspect bowling action after the first Test between the two sides in Galle, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka sports minister promises coach Chandika Hathurusingha's replacement ahead of home Test series against New Zealand
Harin Fernando said Hathurusingha would be given until the start of Sri Lanka's home Test series against New Zealand, which begins on 14 August, to quit and make way for a new coach.
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal comfortable with security in island nation, says team only thinking about cricket
Tamim said security was not a concern for them although the hosts had arranged tight protection following the April 21 attacks that killed 258 people.
Sri Lanka vs England: Depleted hosts look to prolong Joe Root and Co's quest to end 17-year-old wait for series win in island nation
Sri Lanka will make at least two changes. Captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out with a groin strain and 21-year-old Charith Asalanka, a former Sri Lanka Under-19 captain has been drafted into the squad.
Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root feels team is filled with 'huge amounts of confidence' ahead of Kandy Test
We had some clear plans about the way we were going to approach this game in particular on this surface. To see them work, to see the hard work leading into the game pay off, is great, Root said.
England claimed their first away Test victory in 13 matches on Friday with a commanding 211-run win against Sri Lanka in Galle, with Moeen Ali claiming his second four-wicket haul of the game.
Sri Lanka vs England, Highlights, 1st Test at Galle, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Visitors win by 211 runs, lead series 1-0
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Sri Lanka vs England, Highlights, 1st Test at Galle, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Jennings' ton helps visitors set mammoth target on Day 3
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Sri Lanka vs England: Ben Foakes shines on debut as visitors recover from early blows to reach 321/8 on Day 1
Debutant Ben Foakes hit a defiant and unbeaten 87, guiding England to safety — after Sri Lanka claimed cheap early wickets — on 321 for eight at the end of the first day of the first Test.
Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath, aged 40, has taken five-wicket hauls against all the Test nations during his 19-year career and he stands 10th on the all-time bowlers' list with 430 dismissals.
Sri Lanka vs England: Jason Roy's fiery knock helps visitors beat Thisara Perera and Co by 30 runs in Only T20I
Jason Roy hit 69 off 36 balls and Joe Denly, returning to the England side after eight years, opened the bowling with his leg spin and took four wickets as the tourists won by 30 runs.
Sri Lanka Cricket's Chief Financial Officer Piyal Nandana arrested for alleged involvement in financial fraud
The police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said that Piyal Nandana was arrested following a complaint lodged by the SLC to the Inspector General of Police.
Sri Lanka vs England: Veteran spinner Rangana Herath to bring 18-year international career to end after Galle Test
Sri Lanka are set to bid goodbye to a legend in the near future with veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath announcing his decision to bring his international career to an end after the first Test against England at Galle.
ICC Women's Championship: Clinical India ride on performances of bowlers, Smriti Mandhana to hammer Sri Lanka in 1st ODI
India produced a clinical performance to register a convincing nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI of the ICC Women's Championship in Galle on Tuesday.