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    Sri Lankan

    Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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    Fancy a tropical treat? Head to Sri Lanka
    National

    Fancy a tropical treat? Head to Sri Lanka

    (life) The island country has put renewed efforts to revive its tourism industry. And why not? After all, the country has the best of both oceans and mountains to offer. From the quaint, charming British-era tea estates in the North to the uber sporty, panoramic beaches down South, Sri Lanka is well worth a visit.

    ZIM vs SL 2nd Test: Mendis ton helps SL grind out draw
    Cricket

    ZIM vs SL 2nd Test: Mendis ton helps SL grind out draw

    A century from Kusal Mendis and defiant innings from Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal helped Sri Lanka secure a draw in their second Test against Zimbabwe on Friday. Sri Lanka ended their innings on 204/3 with Mendis unbeaten on 166 off 233 balls in Harare. They have thus won the two-match Test series 1-0.

    First Test: Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets
    Cricket

    First Test: Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

    Pacers Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Kumara backed up Angelo Mathews' Day 4 double ton to ensure a 10-wicket win for Sri Lanka in their first Test against Zimbabwe on Thursday in Harare. Lakmal picked up four wickets and Kumara took three as Zimbabwe were all out for 170 in their second innings. This left Sri Lanka with 14 runs to win in 13 overs and the openers got to the mark in just three.

    Not thinking about T20I World Cup: Shoaib Malik
    Cricket

    Not thinking about T20I World Cup: Shoaib Malik

    Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik, who returned in the T20I squad against Bangladesh, said he is not thinking about the ICC T20I World Cup 2020 and is only focused on the upcoming home series.

    SL appoints high level task force to boost tourism
    International

    SL appoints high level task force to boost tourism

    The Sri Lankan Tourism Ministry on Tuesday appointed a seven-member high level task force to transform the island's tourism sector into a $10 billion industry by 2030.

    Pak, B'desh, Afghan citizens given Indian citizenship: FM
    National

    Pak, B'desh, Afghan citizens given Indian citizenship: FM

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) is a law to confer Indian citizenship to a person and not a law to cancel citizenship.

    Members of Bangladesh coaching staff opt out of Pakistan tour
    Cricket

    Members of Bangladesh coaching staff opt out of Pakistan tour

    Five members of Bangladesh's coaching staff will not be accompanying the side for the first leg of their tour to Pakistan, BCB's cricket operations chairman Akram Khan confirmed.

    ICC CEO to visit Pakistan to discuss venues for future events
    Cricket

    ICC CEO to visit Pakistan to discuss venues for future events

    International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Manu Sawhney will visit Pakistan later this month to discuss the future of cricket in the country with the PCB.

    Sri Lanka offers discounts to boost tourist numbers
    International

    Sri Lanka offers discounts to boost tourist numbers

    Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean island known for its pristine beaches and sprawling tea plantations, has recorded a drastic slump in tourist numbers in 2019 after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people.

    BCB to decide on playing Test in Pakistan today
    Cricket

    BCB to decide on playing Test in Pakistan today

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will today decide whether to accept the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) proposal of playing two Test in Pakistan.

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