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    SL eyes elephant menace at ground

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2017

    Sri Lanka is to deploy game wardens to stop wild elephants straying onto the pitch when the country hosts Zimbabwe for a series of one-day...

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    Malinga falls ill

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:21am on July 02, 2017

    Sri Lanka’s controversial fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been diagnosed with a viral influenza and will sit out the second one-day international against Zimbabwe on...

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    Malinga in hot water over ‘monkey’ comment

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following criticism that the country’s cricketers...

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    Lanka makes first arrest over hate crimes against Muslims

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:58am on June 12, 2017

    Police in Sri Lanka have arrested a key figure from an extremist Buddhist organisation blamed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims that has...

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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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