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    Sri Lanka gets EU GSP Plus

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:23pm on May 16, 2017

    Sri Lankan exporters will have their duty free access to the European Union reinstated from Friday, an official said Tuesday, despite Colombo’s failure to fully...

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    India calls for deeper ties with Lanka as China looms

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:24am on May 13, 2017

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi declared Friday his desire for a ‘quantum jump’ in relations with Sri Lanka, as New Delhi jostles with regional rival...

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    Lanka rescues 30 Rohingyas aboard Indian boat

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:38am on May 01, 2017

    Sri Lanka’s coastguard Sunday detained an Indian boat which had illegally entered the island’s territorial waters and rescued 30 Rohingya refugees including 16 children who...

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    Mathews out of Bangladesh ODI series

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:03pm on March 18, 2017

    Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews was left out of a 15-member squad for the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh that starts next week...

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    Tigers all set for 100th Test

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:31am on March 14, 2017

    Bangladesh will be looking to overcome their recent dismal form as the perennial minnows try to make their 100th Test appearance an occasion to celebrate...

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    Herath to lead Sri Lanka against Bangladesh

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:26pm on February 27, 2017

    Sri Lanka on Monday named Rangana Herath as skipper to replace Angelo Mathews who was dropped from next week's two-Test home series against Bangladesh...

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    SL axe Mathews for Tigers’ Tests

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:30pm on February 25, 2017

    Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews was Saturday ruled out of next month’s two-Test home series against Bangladesh as selectors prepared to field a ‘formidable team’...

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    Tharanga to skipper Sri Lanka in ODIs

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:47pm on January 25, 2017

    Sri Lanka on Wednesday named batsman Upul Tharanga as captain in place of the injured Angelo Mathews for the one-day international series against South Africa...

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