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    A team content with series win

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Bangladesh A team players on Sunday expressed satisfaction regarding their recent series win over their Sri Lankan counterparts in the three-match one-day series in Colombo...

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    Saif powers A team to series win

    | Updated at 12:01am on October 13, 2019

    Bangladesh A team clinched the three-match one-day series against their Sri Lankan counterparts thanks to a 98-run victory under Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-hit third...

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    Sri Lanka faces costliest election

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2019

    A record number of candidates for Sri Lanka’s presidential poll next month has led to the longest-ever ballot paper and the most expensive vote in...

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    Rajapakse clan steps up new bid for power

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:16am on October 08, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s election commission on Monday agreed to let the brother of former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse stand in the country’s presidential election, despite a string...

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    Lanka president gives up re-election bid

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:49am on October 07, 2019

    Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to stand for re-election in November polls as the politically influential Rajapakse family nominated two candidates by...

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    A team’s Sri Lanka Test heads for draw

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on October 07, 2019

    The second unofficial Test match between Bangladesh A and their Sri Lankan counterparts was heading for a draw after the hosts reached 126-0 in their...

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    Sri Lanka court dismisses challenge to Rajapaksa’s citizenship

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:31am on October 05, 2019

    A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal challenge to presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in...

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    Pakistan recall Shehzad, Umar for Sri Lanka Twenty20s

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Pakistan Wednesday recalled trouble-making opener Ahmed Shehzad and middle-order batsman Umar Akmal for the three-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka starting this...

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    Lankan presidential nominee faces court test over nationality

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 01:03am on October 01, 2019

    A court in Sri Lanka set up a three-judge panel on Monday to hear a petition challenging the citizenship of presidential nominee Gotabaya Rajapaksa, which...

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    ‘A’ team’s Test heads for draw

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    The three-day match between Bangladesh A team and their Sri Lankan counterparts was heading towards a dull draw, after the hosts were still trailing Bangladesh...

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