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Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks Power South Africa Whitewash Sri Lanka In T20 Series

Sep 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The unbroken 121-run stand between Reeza Hendricks and Quinton de Kock was the highest T20 international partnership for any wicket against the Lankans by South Africa.

Sri Lanka Chief Selector Quits After 2-0 Defeat Against England

Jan 28, 2021 Agencies

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in a statement that Ashantha de Mel has resigned from the post with immediate effect, citing personal reasons.


South Africa Team To Make 'Meaningful' Anti-Racism Gesture On Boxing Day

The first Test against Sri Lanka starts on Saturday and coach Mark Boucher said the South African team would look to express its support for inclusion

South Africa Eye Test Revenge Over Sri Lanka At Centurion

Dec 24, 2020 Stats Perform

Sri Lanka have won their past two Test series against South Africa, but the Proteas have a great record at Centurion.


LPL 2020: Huge Blow To Lanka Premier League As Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga Pull Out

Alongwith Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett has aso withdrawn from the Lanka Premier League which is facing issues with reagrds to player payments and contracts.

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19 January, 2020

ZIM Vs SL, 1st Test, Day 1: Craig Ervine Back In Familiar Routine For Zimbabwe

Stats Perform

Craig Ervine helped Zimbabwe have the best of the opening day of their Test series against Sri Lanka in Harare


26 November, 2019

Sri Lanka Airports On Alert After Top Cop Flees

AFP

The directive came after inspector Nishantha Silva left Sri Lanka on Sunday, reportedly seeking asylum in Switzerland.


17 November, 2019

Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lanka Presidential Poll, Premadasa Concedes

PTI

India is keeping a close watch on the elections as Rajapaksa is known to have a pro-China stance.


26 October, 2019

Australia's Andrew Tye Ruled Out Of Sri Lanka T20s; Aaron Finch Declared Fit

Outlook Web Bureau

Pacer Andrew Tye has been ruled out of the T20 series against Sri Lanka following an elbow injury. Cricket Australia has named New South Wales quick Sean Abbott as Tye's replacement.


25 October, 2019

England Cricket Team To Tour Sri Lanka In March 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

England will tour Sri Lanka for a two-Test series in March next year, with 120 ICC World Test Championship points at stake.


20 June, 2019

England Vs Sri Lanka, Cricket World Cup Preview: Lasith Malinga Leads SL Semis Hopes Vs ENG

PTI

Sixth in the standings, Sri Lanka face England in their upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 fixture, in Headingley Cricket Ground, on June 21. The hosts are currently second in the standings.


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15 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, AUS Vs SL: Aaron Finch Blasts Joint-Highest Score Of The Tournament

Stats Perform

Australia captain Aaron Finch smashed 153 against Sri Lanka at The Oval, London to record the joint-highest score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019


14 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, SL Vs AUS Preview: Desperate Sri Lanka Face David Warner Storm In Clash Against Australia

PTI

Sri Lanka have not played a match at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 since June 4, forced to split points with Bangladesh and Pakistan following two washed out games, and now face the biggest possible test against defending champions Australia, which have the likes of David Warner and Steve Smith in their ranks


12 June, 2019

Why There Are No Reserve Days In This ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

Two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 have been abandoned without a ball being bowled. This is a first.


11 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, BAN Vs SL: Match Abandoned; Sri Lanka Split Points For Second Successive Time

PTI

The inspection was postponed twice during the 16th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at County Ground, Bristol on Tuesday before the match was officially abandoned


11 June, 2019

Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Highlights: Match Abandoned Without Toss Due To Rain

Outlook Web Bureau

The inspection was postponed twice during the 16th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at County Ground, Bristol on Tuesday, then the match was officially abandoned


10 June, 2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: Bangladesh Seek Resurgence Against Inconsistent Sri Lanka

Outlook Web Bureau

Both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have won one out of their first three 2019 Cricket World Cup games, and potentially need to win five of their remaining six to qualify for the semi-finals.


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08 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Dimuth Karunaratne Frustrated As Rain Denies Sri Lankan Momentum

Outlook Web Bureau

Sri Lanka's clash with Pakistan is only second ICC Cricket World Cup fixture in England to be abandoned after no play


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Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge attend the first ever Earthshot Prize Awards Ceremony at Alexandra Palace in London. Created by Prince William and The Royal Foundation, The Earthshot Prize has...

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

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Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu