Tag Archive | "sri lanka"

Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka Scoreboard

Tags: , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Following the scoreboard Monday in the fifth and final one-day international between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at R. Premadasa Stadium: Imran Farhat c Chandimal b Perera 56 Mohammad Hafeez b Kulasekara 6 Azhar Ali b Mendis 30 Asad Shafiq run out 38 Misbah-ul-Haq c Perera b Mendis 32 Umar Akmal not [...]

Australia bound immigrants held in Sri Lanka

Tags: , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Police in Sri Lanka have intercepted a boat off the eastern coast and arrested 53 people who allegedly intended to migrate illegally to Australia. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana says the group arrested Tuesday includes four Sri Lankans suspected of running a people-smuggling ring. The would-be migrants include two Indians and the [...]

Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan Scoreboard

Tags: , ,

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka – Following the scoreboard Thursday from the rain-affected first one-day international between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at Pallekele International Stadium: Mahela Jayawardene lbw b Gul 3 Tillekeratne Dilshan c Ajmal b Gul 5 Kumar Sangakkara lbw b Sami 9 Dinesh Chandimal b Gul 0 Upul Tharanga b Hafeez 10 Angelo Mathews c [...]

Sri Lanka: Australia bound migrants arrested

Tags: , , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Sri Lankan police say they have arrested 113 people who were attempting to migrate illegally to Australia. Police spokesman Ajith Rohana says the Sri Lankan nationals were arrested early Monday as they were preparing to leave the country in a fishing trawler. They were arrested in groups in the capital [...]

England beats Sri Lanka in 2nd test

Tags: , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – It has been reported that offspinner Graeme Swann completed a career-best 10-wicket match haul and Kevin Pietersen hit an aggressive 42 not out to propel England to an eight-wicket win that leveled the series 1-1 on the final day of the second cricket test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The win [...]

England 460 all out in reply to Sri Lanka's 275

Tags: , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – It has been reported that Kevin Pietersen struck 151 for his 20th test hundred to help England to a 185-run lead over Sri Lanka on Thursday on the third day of the second test. Pietersen hit six sixes and 16 fours in 165 balls for his ninth score of 150 or [...]

Sri Lanka: Tamil lawmakers ask UN to investigate wartime abuses

Tags: , , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Ethnic Tamil lawmakers in Sri Lanka asked the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday to press the government to investigate alleged wartime abuses and share power with the ethnic minority to prevent the country sliding back into violence. Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in 2009 with government troops crushing the [...]

Sri Lanka: soldiers killed in gunfight

Tags: , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s military says three soldiers were killed when a personal dispute erupted into a gunfight.┬áMilitary spokesman Brig. Wimal Hapuarachchi says the three soldiers were on duty in the country’s former civil war zone in the northern Jaffna peninsula when the gunfight broke out Thursday night. He said Friday that an [...]

Australia wins against Sri Lanka in tri-series final

Tags: , , , ,

ADELAIDE, Australia – It has been reported that Australia overcame the absence of injured captain Michael Clarke to win the deciding match in the tri-series final against Sri Lanka by 16 runs on Thursday. The home side looked set to lose to the Sri Lankans for the fifth time in six matches in the tournament, [...]

Riot in Sri Lankan prison injures 21

Tags: , , , , ,

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A clash between guards and inmates at a Sri Lankan prison has injured at least 21 people. The riots began after the inmates started a fire inside the prison in Colombo. A prison official says “the inmates are demanding that the prison chief be removed,” reports the AP. A hospital official [...]

Page 1 of 212