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    A Test of firsts for Tigers

    Ashfaq-Ul-Alam | Updated at 10:13pm on June 17, 2020

    On March 11, 2013, Bangladesh cricket fans tuned in to watch the fourth day’s play of the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with...

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    Sri Lanka holds mock election to test virus measures

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:03am on June 15, 2020

    Sri Lanka staged a mock election on Sunday to test measures aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus during a parliamentary vote in August....

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    IPL in Sri Lanka is viable option: Gavaskar

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:54pm on June 14, 2020

    Batting great Sunil Gavaskar said the Indian Premier League could be staged in Sri Lanka in September with Australia’s chances of hosting the Twenty20 World...

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    Sri Lanka rise as Asia Cup host amid confusion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:03pm on June 09, 2020

    Sri Lankan Cricket Board claimed to have the green signal from their Pakistani counterparts to host the Asia Cup Twenty20, scheduled to take place in...

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    Sri Lanka cricket team resume outdoor training

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:56pm on May 31, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s cricket team will resume training Monday under strict health measures after a two-and-a-half-month hiatus forced by coronavirus, the country’s governing body said. Cricket...

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    Sri Lanka suspends cricket player after arrest

    Agence France-Presse. Colombo, Sri Lanka | Updated at 11:02pm on May 26, 2020

    Sri Lanka's cricket board Tuesday suspended pace bowler Shehan Madushanka from all forms of the game, two days after he was arrested allegedly in possession...

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    Sri Lanka lifts wedding reception ban

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:10pm on May 22, 2020

    Sri Lanka lifted a ban Friday on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss the bride —...

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    Sri Lanka president warns UN over war crimes claims

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:49am on May 21, 2020

    Sri Lanka Tuesday threatened to pull out of the UN Human Rights Council if it pursued war crimes claims allegedly committed by government forces during...

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    Bilateral series not a priority

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on May 20, 2020

    ICC events are the first priority for Bangladesh, not bilateral series, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan, which once again put Bangladesh’s Sri Lanka...

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    Sri Lanka lights ray of hope for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:30pm on May 18, 2020

    Bangladesh cricket finally sees some light at the end of the tunnel, as Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday expressed their willingness to go ahead with...