BARBADOS, July 24: Sri Lankan batsman Danushka Gunathilaka has been suspended after a woman accused his friend of raping her in a hotel room where the player was allegedly present. The 27-year-old opening batsman was suspended before the fourth day of the second Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Former Sri Lanka captain and current Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene is set to lead the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) that will face Nepal and Netherlands in a triangular T20 series at Lord's on July 29.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Embassy of Sri Lanka, in partnership with Hotel Yak & Yeti and Qatar Airways, is set to host the Sri Lankan Food Festival in Nepal. The food festival will kick off from May 25 at the Sunrise Restaurant, Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu.
SRILANKA, Mar 7: Anti-Muslim rioting flared anew Wednesday in the hills of central Sri Lanka despite a state of emergency, residents said, as the government ordered popular social media networks blocked to stop the violence from spreading.
COLOMBO, Mar 6: Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy.
COLOMBO, Nov 18: Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between “extremists” from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured, a spokesman said on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The eleventh edition of Film Southasia took place from November 2 to 5 at Yalamaya Centre of Patan, Lalitpur. Two films jointly won the ‘Ram Bahadur Best Film Award’ during the biannual event.
LAHORE, Oct 29: Meher Mohammad Khalil, a Pakistani bus driver who held his nerve under gunfire to guide the Sri Lankan team to safety during an attack in 2009, is thrilled that international cricket is finally returning to Lahore.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct 10: Dilruwan Perera grabbed 5-98 as the offspinner anchored Sri Lanka to a 68-run victory against Pakistan in the second test and clinched the two-match series 2-0 on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Sept. 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is in New York to attend the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, held separate meetings with the Heads of State and Governments of the SAARC countries on Thursday.
COLOMBO, September 3: Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan will miss the remaining two matches of India’s limited overs series in Sri Lanka to fly home to tend to his sick mother, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has said.
COLOMBO, August 29: Sri Lanka’s selection panel, led by former captain Sanath Jayasuriya, will step down after the current limited overs series against India following the team’s slump in form, according to reports on Tuesday.
PALLEKELE, August 14: India reinforced its position as the top-ranked team in test cricket by completing a rare 3-0 series whitewash in Sri Lanka with an innings victory inside three days in the third test on Monday.
PALLEKELE, August 13: India's bowlers left Sri Lanka staring at a big defeat and a series whitewash after another shambolic batting performance saw the hosts being bundled out for 135 in their first innings in the third and final test on Sunday.
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, August 12: Opener Shikhar Dhawan scored his sixth test century Saturday before Sri Lankan spinners hit back with three wickets in the middle session as India reached 235-3 at tea on the opening day of the third and final cricket test.
GALLE, July 28: A dominant India spared Sri Lanka the ignominy of a follow-on but Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund struck fluent half-centuries to tighten the touring side's grip on the first test on Friday.
HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, July 10: Zimbabwe clinched its first one-day international series win against Sri Lanka after beating the hosts by three wickets in the decider to secure a 3-2 victory on Monday.
HAMBANTOTA, July 9: Zimbabwe has leveled the five-match one-day international series at 2-2 after defeating Sri Lanka by four wickets under the Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-hit fourth match on Saturday.
HAMBANTOTA, July 7: Openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella scored their maiden international centuries to help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the third one-dayer for a 2-1 lead in the five-match series on Thursday.
GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 2: Spinner Lakshan Sandakan took four wickets and his partner Hasaranga de Silva took a hat-trick on debut as Sri Lanka thrashed Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second one-day international to level the five-match series 1-1 on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 30: Sri Lankan Lions became the fourth team to secure berth in the Asian Club Premier League (ACPL)'s playoffs after defeating Bangladesh Tigers by 33 runs under D/L in the rain halted match on Friday.