Friday, 15 December 2017

Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Hambantota port formally handed over to China

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COLOMBO: The Hambantota port was today formally handed over to a China-led company and Sri Lanka received its initial payment for the lease. Following the signing of an agreement, the port operations was handed over to Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS). China Merchants Port ...

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India scent win as pollution makes zbowlers vomit

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NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka were reeling on 31-3 while chasing a daunting 410-run victory target Tuesday in a pollution-tainted third Test in New Delhi blighted by scenes of bowlers vomiting on the ground. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja struck twice in an over to rattle the visitors, who must bat out ...

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Pujara inspired me to score big runs, says Virat Kohli

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DEHLI: Virat Kohli slammed his sixth double-century on Sunday at Delhi. However, Cheteshwar Pujara is ahead in the race when it comes to piling on big runs. His knack of batting for long hours has been a story since his childhood. He had scored a triple-century during U-14 cricket and a ...

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16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

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NEW DELHI: A powerful cyclone has killed at least 16 people across India and Sri Lanka, uprooting trees and cutting power for millions amid warnings Friday that the storm would intensify. Disaster officials said nine people were killed in India and seven in neighbouring Sri Lanka, most crushed by trees ...

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Thisara Perera named new Sri Lanka limited overs skipper

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COLOMBO: All-rounder Thisara Perera was on Wednesday named Sri Lanka’s limited overs skipper, making him the seventh player to lead the islanders across different formats in 2017. Perera, who had led the depleted T20I side against Pakistan in Lahore last month, will lead the ODI team for the very first ...

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Sri Lanka rule Herath out of crucial 3rd Test

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NAGPUR: Sri Lanka have lost key spinner Rangana Herath for the crucial third Test against India starting Saturday because of recurrent back problems. The tourists on Tuesday called up Jeffrey Vandersay to replace the 39-year-old for the New Delhi Test, which Sri Lanka must win to avoid another series defeat. ...

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Sri Lanka paceman Shanaka fined for ball tampering

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NAGPUR: Sri Lanka fast bowler Dasun Shanaka was Saturday fined 75 percent of his match fee for ball tampering, cricket authorities said, in the ongoing second Test against India in Nagpur. According to the International Cricket Council, Shanaka was charged by match officials for “changing the condition of the ball”, ...

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Kohli double ton puts India in command of second Test

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NAGPUR: Skipper Virat Kohli hit a blistering double century to hand India a massive first innings lead of 405 as the hosts tightened their grip on the second Test against Sri Lanka on day three on Sunday. India declared on 610-6 after Rohit Sharma (102) had completed his hundred, as ...

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