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Sri Lanka skipper appeals ban over ball tampering: ICC

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has appealed his one-match ban for ball tampering during a Test against the West Indies, the International Cricket Council said Thursday. Chandimal, 28, was found guilty of changing the…

Sri Lanka jails extremist Buddhist monk

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan court on Thursday jailed for six months a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims after finding him guilty of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist, in a case seen as a test of the…

Sri Lanka plans tougher laws against match fixing

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka will enact tougher laws and create a special police unit to deal with match-fixing following a TV documentary exposing global corruption in cricket, the sports minister said Thursday. Faiszer Musthapha said existing…

Sri Lanka cricket chief hits back at Ranatunga

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's cricket chief on Thursday lambasted former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga for casting a corruption shadow over the country's 2011 World Cup defeat and in turn questioned Ranatunga's actions as a player. Sri Lanka Cricket…

Sri Lanka hikes cricket wages by 34 percent

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's cricket board on Tuesday increased wages for national players by more than a third after making record profits in 2017. A total of 33 players under contract to Sri Lanka Cricket will also see match fees increase…