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    SL bring back Mathews as limited-overs captain

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:20am on January 10, 2018

    Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced Angelo Mathews would return as skipper for limited-overs cricket ahead of the 2019 World Cup, just six months after the...

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    Sri Lanka sack ODI skipper Perera

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 10:04pm on January 04, 2018

    Sri Lanka on Thursday ousted Thisara Perera as one-day captain and said it would announce a replacement next week...

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    Hathu’s absence a blessing: Halsall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 04, 2018

    The resignation of Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusinghe could be a blessing in disguise for the Bangladesh national cricket team in the forthcoming tri-nation and...

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    Opposition to Jaffna funeral shows need to promote plural ethos

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    THE recent divergence of opinion over the public funeral of a Buddhist monk who had been the chief incumbent of the Buddhist temple in Jaffna...

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    Hathu bans music in SL training

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on December 30, 2017

    New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusinghe pledged to get tough with the under-performing national team -- including banning music in training -- while demanding...

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    Lanka: truth seeking will become politically possible

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on December 27, 2017

    LOCAL elections are scheduled on February 10, 2018. Nearly 16 million persons will be voting at these elections. This will be the largest election in...

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    Sharma equals record for fastest T20 century

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on December 23, 2017

    India’s Rohit Sharma on Friday equalled the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket from only 35 balls to set up the hosts’ massive 88-run victory...

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    Hathuru sees opportunity for struggling Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on December 21, 2017

    Chandika Hathurusinghe said Wednesday he scents opportunity as the new head coach of Sri Lanka despite a string of humiliating defeats...

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    Accepting international standards and moving forward

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    THE slowness with which the government is implementing many of the promises made to the international community in regard to human rights and justice issues...

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    Sri Lanka hands over debt-laden port to China

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:38am on December 10, 2017

    Sri Lanka Saturday handed over a deep-sea port to a Chinese firm, in a deal agreed to boost the cash-strapped island’s finances that has raised...