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Sri Lanka bans 11 extremist groups, including ISIS and al-Qaeda

Among the banned organisations are local Muslim groups, including the Sri Lanka Islamic Students Movement.

WI vs SL, 1st Test: Bonner’s century helps hosts secure draw

Chasing a target of 375 runs, West Indies batsmen delivered a calm and composed performance in the second innings which resulted in the match ending in a draw.

WI vs SL, 1st Test: Visitors on top after heroics from Nissanka, Dickwella

Riding on the back of a century on debut from Pathum Nissanka (103) and a stunning 96 from Niroshan Dickwella, Sri Lanka scored impressive 476 runs in their second innings, setting the West Indies a target of 375 to win.

Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate

Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Dimuth Karunaratne's side was ruled to be two overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration

3rd ODI: Bravo ton helps West Indies to series sweep

The victory also gave West Indies 30 valuable points and moved them up to sixth position in the International Cricket Council's Super League table after six matches played in their ongoing qualification run for the 2023 World Cup in India.

Windies clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

Lewis made 103 and Hope 84 to set the strong foundation that allowed the West Indies to overtake Sri Lanka's 273-8 with two balls to spare

Modi, Rajapaksa agree on regular bilateral contact

In a telephonic conversation, the key leaders of their countries also reviewed topical developments and the ongoing cooperation between the two countries in bilateral and multilateral forums.

Sri Lanka observes ‘Black Sunday’ protest

On April 21, 2019, nine suicide bombers belonging to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) linked to ISIS carried out a series of blasts.

Sri Lanka receives Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX Facility

The Oxford-AstraZeneca doses from COVAX will be for the most vulnerable persons above 60 years of age group in the most high-risk areas impacted by COVID-19.

Ashwin is constantly reinventing himself: Laxman

Aswin, 34, also became the second fastest bowler to reach the land-mark after Sri Lanka spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan.

West Indies recall Gayle, Edwards for series vs Sri Lanka

Off-spinner Kevin Sinclair earns his first West Indies selection and left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein gets his first T20I call-up as the Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel named the West Indies squads for the CG Insurance

‘Pakistan offers $15M credit line to SL for defence cooperation’

The Foreign Minister along with the Prime Minister Imran Khan are on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka to procure 10 million doses of COVID vaccine from India: Official

Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield is being manufactured by Pune-based Serum Institute.

Sri Lanka’s U-turn shouldn’t shock India

Despite India planning to strengthen its bond with the island nation, Colombo scrapped the East Container Terminal project

1st Test: Root, Stokes take England to 355/3 at lunch on Day 2

Stokes, who took guard at the start of the second day's play after opener Dominic Sibley was dismissed in the last over of the first day

Indian team assumes a bulletproof cloak: Chappell

"In also adding the names R Ashwin, Hardik Pandya and Ishant Sharma to the list of available players, India take on an unbeatable appearance."

India dispatches Covishield vaccines to Bahrain, Sri Lanka

Bahrain had earlier approved Covishield to support its efforts towards vaccinating members at risk of developing complications from COVID-19.

England cricket team including captain Joe Root arrives in Chennai

Some of the Indian players and members of the support staff also landed in this southern city, airport sources said.

Sri Lanka thanks India for sending coronavirus vaccine

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa told the Cabinet that the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo informed that India would be sending 500,000 vaccines to Sri Lanka and they will arrive here on January 28.

England whitewash Sri Lanka in Test series

Needing 164 to win, the English faltered when reduced to 89 for four, but opener Dominic Sibley and Jos Buttler shared an unbeaten 75-run partnership to lead team to the victory

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