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Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Paul Farbrace, who was instrumental in Sri Lanka's success last year, when they clinched both the Asia Cup and World Twenty20 titles, said anything was possible if England make it through to the knock-out stages of the quadrennial tournament.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Bangladesh must beat at least one of the big four in pool A -- co-hosts Australia and New Zealand, Sri Lanka and England -- and also win against both Afghanistan and Scotland to keep their quarter-final hopes alive.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday January 27, 2015
The World Cup gives both - Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene - a last chance to bow out in a blaze of glory and the signs are already encouraging that this could be Sri Lanka's year in Australia and New Zealand.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday January 26, 2015
Captain Brendon McCullum takes his side into the World Cup off the back of a series win against Sri Lanka and a reputation as team that fights to the end.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday January 25, 2015
After Kane Williamson (97) and Ross Taylor (96) guided Kiwis to 315/8, Corey Anderson (4/52) helped bundled out Sri Lanka for 195 on Sunday.
Jepher ChristopherNickels | Friday January 23, 2015
Luke Ronchi slammed a career-best 170 to erase MS Dhoni's 139 not out by a No. 7 batsman. He and Grant Elliott also recorded a world record stand for the sixth wicket.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday January 23, 2015
Luke Ronchi (170 off 99 balls) and Grant Elliot (104 off 96 balls) added a record stand of 267 runs for the sixth wicket to power New Zealand to 360/5. Sri Lanka fell short of the Kiwi total by 108 runs.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 22, 2015
When Sri Lanka unexpectedly turfed out President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an election this month, it was the biggest setback in decades for China's expansion into South Asia - and a remarkable diplomatic victory for India.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Sri Lanka's new government will re-investigate high-profile assassinations including those of a newspaper editor and politicians that were alleged to have had state backing during the previous administration, a minister said today.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe today vowed to implement the India-backed 13th Amendment within a unitary framework for the devolution of power to provinces, to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Shahid Afridi held the record for the fastest ODI hundred for nearly 17 years after blasting 102 off 37 balls against Sri Lanka in Nairobi. It was bettered by New Zealand's Corey Anderson in 2013 in Queenstown against the West Indies by just one ball...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
After Kane Williamson's century, Luke Ronchi and Corey Anderson finished it off New Zealand, overcoming Sri Lanka's total of 276 with 11 balls to spare.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday January 20, 2015
I write this from Colombo where I have arrived in the aftermath of an extraordinary election that has seen the largely unanticipated exit of the Strong Man of Sri Lanka, former President Mahinda Rajapakse, a kind of Sinhala version of our own 56-inch...
MuttiahMuralitharan | Monday January 19, 2015
Muttiah Muralidaran reflects back on Sri Lanka's only World Cup triumph.
World | NDTV.com | Monday January 19, 2015
In an exclusive interview to NDTV's Sreenivasan Jain, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe speaks about his country's relations with India, the debt-ridden relationship with China and the way forward on the devolution of power to the island...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
India today dismissed reports that the Colombo station chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) had been expelled in the run up to this month's Sri Lankan Presidential election and maintained that he has moved out after completion of his three-year ...
World | Written by Maya Mirchandani | Sunday January 18, 2015
That India was the first overseas visit of Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister is being seen both as the new Sri Lankan government's resolve to boost ties with India, as well as New Delhi's keenness to get down to business immediately with Colombo's new...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
Lauding the steps taken by the new Sri Lankan government, the US has said it looks forward to to work with the administration of newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena.
India | Reuters | Sunday January 18, 2015
Sri Lanka expelled the Colombo station chief of India's spy agency in the run-up to this month's presidential election, political and intelligence sources said, accusing him of helping the Opposition oust President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
India | Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday January 18, 2015
Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera is in India to hold bilateral talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. With this visit, India hopes to renew strategic ties with the island nation where a new government was installed earlie...
World | Associated Press | Sunday January 18, 2015
Karunawathie isn't hungry for breakfast. She rarely is these days, but she forces herself to choke down a few bites of rice, dried fish and a simple coconut mix. The doctors say it's better to have something in her stomach before the four-hour dialys...
World | Sreenivasan Jain, with inputs from Manas Roshan | Saturday January 17, 2015
In his first television interview since the results of the elections, Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe told NDTV that his government will redress the pro-China tilt of the Rajapaksa regime
World | Written by Sreenivasan Jain (With inputs from Manas Roshan) | Saturday January 17, 2015
Namal Rajapaksa, the son of the defeated president in a rare interview to NDTV offered a highly unusual defence of charges that his family's dynastic rule led to their rout.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday January 17, 2015
Despite 28.5 overs being bowled, New Zealand batting was frequently interrupted by rain leading to the match against Sri Lanka being called off.