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Sri Lanka Cricket secretary says board awaiting government's nod to go ahead with tour of Pakistan
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Sri Lanka Cricket secretary says board awaiting government's nod to go ahead with tour of Pakistan

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with the security arrangements of their hosts, but reports last week of a possible terror attack had been referred to the defence ministry for investigation.

Bangladesh will not go ahead with planned Sri Lanka tour in aftermath of Easter terrorist attacks, says BCB president Nazmul Hassan
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Bangladesh will not go ahead with planned Sri Lanka tour in aftermath of Easter terrorist attacks, says BCB president Nazmul Hassan

Bangladesh cricket authorities said that they are unlikely to proceed with a planned tour to Sri Lanka citing fears that the country could be hit by another terror attack.

Asia Cup 2018: With odds stacked against them, Sri Lanka look to reverse their ODI fortunes
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Asia Cup 2018: With odds stacked against them, Sri Lanka look to reverse their ODI fortunes

Injuries have been a major concern for Sri Lanka in recent times and for the first time in several months, they have had most of their players fit and available. Whether their ODI fortunes changes remains to be seen.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis ruled out of rest of tour after injuring shoulder in third ODI
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis ruled out of rest of tour after injuring shoulder in third ODI

South Africa captain Du Plessis hurt his shoulder while diving for a catch in the third ODI and played no further part in the match.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Quinton de Kock slams half century to to help Proteas win by four wickets, lead ODI series 2-0
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Quinton de Kock slams half century to to help Proteas win by four wickets, lead ODI series 2-0

The Proteas rode on a 91-run opening partnership between de Kock and Hashim Amla, who scored 43, to achieve their target with more than seven overs to spare.

Danushka Gunathilaka suspended in middle of Sri Lanka vs South Africa Test after rape allegation against friend
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Danushka Gunathilaka suspended in middle of Sri Lanka vs South Africa Test after rape allegation against friend

Gunathilaka will be barred from all forms of the game pending the outcome of an investigation, the board said, without specifying the alleged misconduct.

Sri Lanka's picturesque Galle Stadium faces demolition after government rules that pavilion stand violated heritage laws
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Sri Lanka's picturesque Galle Stadium faces demolition after government rules that pavilion stand violated heritage laws

The Galle stadium is hallowed among cricket fans the world over because of its stunning setting and because it is here that the Sri Lankan team is often at its most formidable.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Rangana Herath warns Proteas to brace for more spin as hosts target series win
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Rangana Herath warns Proteas to brace for more spin as hosts target series win

Herath said pitch conditions were ripe for a repeat of last week's drubbing, in which he took five wickets and Dilruwan Perera returned overall match figures of 10-78.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka: All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva joins national team after attending father's funeral
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka: All-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva joins national team after attending father's funeral

Sri Lanka are also missing opener Dimuth Karunaratne who fractured a finger while batting in the nets earlier last month.

Spot-fixing sting: Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga accuses ICC for failing to tackle corruption
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Spot-fixing sting: Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga accuses ICC for failing to tackle corruption

Arjuna Ranatunga, now a government minister, said cricket corruption in Sri Lanka went far beyond the claims made in an Al Jazeera documentary which aired on Sunday.

India continue to top ICC Test rankings; Bangladesh move to 8 pushing West Indies down
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India continue to top ICC Test rankings; Bangladesh move to 8 pushing West Indies down

According to an ICC release, India have actually stretched their lead over South Africa from four to 13 points after the results from 2014-15 were removed from the equation.

Pakistan vs West Indies: Visitors falter in first T20I but give host nation a moment it had been eagerly awaiting
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Pakistan vs West Indies: Visitors falter in first T20I but give host nation a moment it had been eagerly awaiting

The PCB's plan to restore international cricket in Pakistan has also been helped by the vast majority of overseas cricketers who featured in the PSL being willing to travel to Lahore and Karachi recently to take part in the play-off matches and the final.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews ruled out of series due to hamstring injury, says reports
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews ruled out of series due to hamstring injury, says reports

Mathews, 30, was recently named as Sri Lanka's captain in the shorter format until the 2019 World Cup.

Virat Kohli slams his 5th Test double ton as India six wickets away from victory
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Virat Kohli slams his 5th Test double ton as India six wickets away from victory

Virat Kohli's fifth Test double century helped India take a lead of 405 runs against Sri Lanka at the end of Day 3 in Nagpur.

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli slams double ton on Day 3 as hosts set sights on innings win
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India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli slams double ton on Day 3 as hosts set sights on innings win

After India started the day at 312 for 2, the Sri Lankan bowlers lacked the stomach for a fight which was evident from the field placing of Dinesh Chandimal.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 3 at Nagpur: Visitors cornered at stumps after Kohli, Rohit show
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test Day 3 at Nagpur: Visitors cornered at stumps after Kohli, Rohit show

Jadeja gets introduced into the attack for the ninth delivery of the innings. Superb stop by Pujara at mid-on after a drive by Karunaratne, saving a potential boundary for his side and earning plaudits from his teammates. And its stumps at the end of the over, as Sri Lanka head to the fourth day on a shaky score of 21/1.

India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors need to get tactics spot on against in-form Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 3
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India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors need to get tactics spot on against in-form Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 3

Sri Lanka need to get their tactics spot on to claw their way back into the match after India dominated proceedings on the first two days.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st test, Day 5 at Kolkata: Visitors escape with draw
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st test, Day 5 at Kolkata: Visitors escape with draw

Bhuvi's eighth maiden. Let that sink in. He ends the over with a yorker and Herath digs it out safely.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 at Kolkata: Play called off due to bad light
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 at Kolkata: Play called off due to bad light

Sun has started to set. It has became dark and the umpires are checking their lightmeter. Chandimal tucks the first ball behind square for a couple. Then Chandimal tried to steal a single to mid off. Jadeja ran towards the money and hurled a throw. He missed. Chandimal made his ground and the ball raced away to the fence. Five runs for Sri Lanka! Too many interruptions and the umpires have decided to stop the play due to bad light.