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Bangladesh- Sri Lanka Test series begins 24 Oct

The wait is finally over for Bangladesh's return to international cricket following the coronavirus interval as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday confirmed that the national cricket ...

Bangladesh- Sri Lanka Test series begins 24 Oct

Sri Lanka goes to the polls as coronavirus risk recedes

Sri Lankans go to polls on Wednesday to elect a new parliament in an election that the party of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is widely expected to win.

People wearing protective masks wait in a line to cast their vote outside a polling station during the country's parliamentary election in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 5 August 2020.

Bangladesh may tour Sri Lanka in October

Bangladesh may tour Sri Lanka for their first three-match red-ball series in six years which is also a part of the ongoing ICC Test Championship, reports UNB.

Bangladesh may tour Sri Lanka in October

Sri Lanka, Maldives eliminate measles, rubella in Southeast Asia: WHO

Maldives and Sri Lanka were verified on Wednesday for having eliminated rubella, making them the first two countries in the World Health Organization South-East Asia region to achieve that ahead of ...


Sri Lanka resume domestic cricket minus spectators next week

England, India and Bangladesh have postponed their tours of Sri Lanka because of the pandemic.

West Indies' Jason Holder hits a four during ICC Cricket World Cup match between Sri Lanka and West Indies at Chester-Le-Street, Britain on 1 July 2019.

Sri Lanka lifts virus lockdown, saying 'no community spread'

Sri Lanka's nationwide lockdown was lifted Sunday after a selective curfew a month ago was reimposed during a surge in coronavirus infections, the country's president said.

A worker wipes the floor with disinfectants at a Keels super market, amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Colombo.

BCB waiting for govt instruction for Sri Lanka tour

Bangladesh national cricket team was scheduled to tour Sri Lanka in June-July, but the fate of the series has been in jeopardy since the onset of the lethal coronavirus pandemic.

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India postpone Lankan tour over COVID-19 fears

India have postponed their limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka scheduled later this month over COVID-19 fears, cricket boards of both the countries said on Thursday.

India`s Rohit Sharma celebrates against Sri Lanka in Headingley, Leeds, Britain on 6 July, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Bangladeshis among asylum applicants outnumbered those fleeing war zones: Cyprus

Cyprus says it can no longer afford the 19-million-euro ($21-million) annual bill to house migrants in hotels and is asking for European Union help as the influx shows no sign of abating

In this file photo taken on 10 September 2017 Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho, greets his children from which he was separated due to the conflict, as they are reunited at the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp, some 20 kilometres outside the Cypriot capital Nicosia, on 10 September 2017, after they were rescued off the northwestern coast of the island

‘Dhaka-Colombo ties were at exceptional level during Mahinda's presidency’

The relations between Dhaka and Colombo were at an “exceptional level” during prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s tenure as president, said outgoing Bangladesh High Commissioner in Sri Lanka M Riaz ...

Outgoing Bangladesh High Commissioner in Sri Lanka M Riaz Hamidullah calls on Sri Lanka prime minister Mahida Rajapaksa
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